Medicines are the most frequently used intervention to improve a person's health and wellbeing. This week is #MedSafetyWeek 2020 with the theme of focusing on 'your report matters'. Encouraging staff and patients to report Adverse Drug Reactions (ADR) to the Centre for Adverse Reactions Monitoring (CARM). While it is hard to predict who will experience an ADR, it is essential t ...
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Our next Remembrance Service will be on Sunday 8 November at 2.00 pm at the Hospital Chapel, followed by afternoon tea in the Iona Lounge. This is an important time for bereaved family members to be able to honour their loved ones and acknowledge their grief in a communal way. Invitations have been sent out, so if you have not received yours yet, please do not hesitate to g ...
The following message was received from Kelly Ellis of Primo: "Primo is proud to continue our support of a growing number of organisations throughout Taranaki with sponsored services. Having Primo services means you can direct your valuable resources into where they are needed most. To provide a spotlight on the organisations we support, we have a grand plan for a big wall ...
Here is the first of our new monthly issues of HospiceTalk - a newsletter with coverage for Hospice supporters. click here to download the pdf (only two pages) ...
The 2019/2020 Hospice Taranaki Annual General Meeting will be held on Monday 30 November, beginning at 7.30 pm. It will be held in Te Rangimarie's Yarrow Education Suite. ...
End of Life Choice Act - Know the Act before you Vote!
Hospice NZ and the End of Life Choice Act. For further information, click here. Hospice NZ - Key concerns. To see these, click here ...
Spotty Dogs take on Inglewood
Thank you so much to the Spotty Dog supporters and players for donating to Hospice - total raised was $623. This was the home game on Saturday 11th July - where Spotswood United Rugby Football took on Inglewood. Your donations will make a difference to patients and their families/whanau receiving palliative care in our community. ...
All HospiceShops and our Borrell Ave Warehouse will be reopening with limited hours and days from the week of 18 May onwards.
There will be a range of changes in place as part of the Covid19 level 2 government requirements.
Until further notice all donations in North Taranaki are only being accepted at our Warehouse, 19 Borrell Ave, Westown, New Plymouth
What is available at Level three
At Level three:
- our patients are receiving the very best palliative care
- patient care is mobile and in the community
- Te Rangimarie has no patients in the in-patient unit
- our HospiceShops are all closed
- we are planning the re-opening of Te Rangimarie
- we are planning the re-opening of our HospiceShops
COVID - 19 Are you visiting a patient in Te Rangimarie - then please read this first
The wellbeing of patients, staff and volunteers and their families/whanau is always our top priority, we therefore ask that you consider the following questions if you are planning to visit our Hospice: Are you at risk of having COVID-19? Have you been in close physical contact with someone who is suspected of or is a confirmed case of COVID -19? Have you travelled from Ma ...
Thank you Farmers!
Thank you – Farmers team and customers for support during Christmas 2020 – $20,595 was raised from the Tree of Remembrance. Below is a picture of Debbie Crow, Farmers NP Store Manager, presenting the cheque to Heather Koch, the Hospice Clinical Services Director.
The Tree of Remembrance is a way to honour those we think of and to support hospice. As with the purchase of the limited edition baubles, 100% of everything donated remained within Taranaki, supporting your local hospice service.