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Useful information for Patients and Carers


There are many people who are caring for someone who is dying throughout New Zealand.  Sometimes it can be difficult to know what to do or what help and support is available.

Hospice New Zealand has designed a booklet to provide a clearer picture of the situation and to answer some of the questions or issues that might come up as part of this journey.

It is important to remember you are not alone.

There are few experiences more difficult than caring for someone at the end of their life.  Each of us faces death as uniquely as we lead our life.  We all hope that when death comes it will be as peaceful and dignified as possible.  We also hope we'll face it feeling comfortable in our surroundings, well cared for and that those we love are well supported.

The type of topics covered in the guide are include, being a caregiver, caring for a loved one, circles of support, home nursing tips and practical matters.






  Please contact us for more information or a copy


We have created a number of factsheets that you might find useful.  These are from our free publication A Guide for Carers.
Please feel free to download and print.


Hospice mid-northland
Address - 464 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri
Postal - PO Box 141, Kerikeri 0245
(Please use our PO Box if you intend on sending mail)
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