Welcome to Hospice Taranaki, provider of specialist palliative care services for all people within Taranaki.
Hospice Taranaki provides a range of community or hospice inpatient services for patients and their family/whanau who are living with life-limiting illness.
These services are offered free regardless of age, ethnicity, means or religion. Patients who have Hospice Taranaki involved in their care may have cancer or other life limiting non-cancer illnesses.
Hospice philosophy affirms life and offers dignity and hope, acknowledging the uniqueness of each person and striving to work in partnership to meet patient and family needs.
Hospice Taranaki is a registered Charitable Trust, founded in 1992 and administered by a Board of Trustees.
Your gift to the hospice in your Will (a bequest) ensures the future of the free services Hospice Taranaki provides to the community.
Giving to Hospice...
We depend very much on the generosity of the Taranaki community, grants from Trusts, donations. fundraising events and most of all our wonderful HospiceShops.
HospiceShops in Taranaki
Our 5 HospiceShops, are major contributors of funds to financially support Hospice Taranaki so that our services continue to remain free to patients and families/whanau.
Snapshot of the "Big Picture"
Over the past 12 months we have provided:
630 patients with care and support
6066 visits to patients' homes
190 home visits were after hours
53% of our patients are non-cancer
Visiting Te Rangimarie Hospice
(Hospice Taranaki inpatient unit)
5 David St, Westown NEW PLYMOUTH
Open visiting times for families
General visiting 10am - 7pm daily
24 hour Service
We are available 24 hours, 7 days a week.
For patient care telephone 06 753 7830