Links to Hospices, Specialist Palliative Care Units and Specialised Care
Some of these are non NHS organisations which provide End-of-Life services nationally or locally:
Sue Ryder provides hospice and neurological care for those people who face a life changing diagnosis. Providing seven hospices across the UK, Sue Ryder prides itself on the care they provide which includes emotional support in addition to excellent medical care. Oxfordshire’s very own hospice, commissioned by OCCG, is based in Nettlebed where support is also given to patients and families in the community.
Visit the website: www.sueryder.org
Tel: 01491 641384
Sir Michael Sobell House provides specialist palliative care (hospice care) for adults with advanced, progressive illnesses across Oxfordshire.
Visit the website: www.sobellhouse.org
Tel: 01865 225860
Marie Curie are there for people living with any terminal illness, and their families. They offer expert care, guidance and support to help them get the most from the time they have left.
The nurses care for palliative patients and have a very high level of skill and expertise in caring for this group of patients.
Marie Curie support people throughout their illness by giving practical information, support from trained volunteers and being there when someone wants to talk.
Visit the website: www.mariecurie.org.uk
Support line: 0800 090 2309
Oxbel is a befriending service and volunteers build a friendly, supportive relationship with someone who is living with a life limiting illness and with those who care for them and care about them.
Visit the website: www.oxbel.org.uk
Tel: 01235 849427
Katharine House Hospice
Katharine House Hospice delivers healthcare called specialist palliative care, for patients and their families. It delivers this care in any setting including within the hospice building, within the patient’s home and in the Horton Hospital.
Visit the website: www.khh.org.uk
Tel: 01295 811866
Helen & Douglas House
Helen & Douglas House cares for terminally ill children, young adults (0-35) and their families through exceptional hospice care.We provide medical, emotional and practical support, helping families deal with the implications of living with a child who will die prematurely, so they can make the most of their time together.
As a charity we rely almost entirely on donations to support our families.
Visit the website: www.helenanddouglas.org.uk
Tel: 01865 794749
Cruse Bereavement Care
Cruse Oxfordshire is part of a national bereavement charity. Cruse are there to help anyone in Oxfordshire deal with the pain of grief.
Visit the website: www.oxfordcruse.co.uk
Helpline: 0844 477 9400
Lawrence Home Nursing Nursing Team
Nursing care at home for the terminally ill in the Chipping Norton area.
Visit the website: www.lawrencehomenursing.org
Tel: 01608 641549
Kate's Home Nursing
Pallative nursing care at home
Visit the website: www.kateshomenursing.org
Tel: 07540 898143
Macmillan are a source of support helping with all the things that people affected by cancer want and need. It’s not only patients who live with cancer, Macmillan also help carers, families and communities.
Visit the website: www.macmillan.org.uk