The Mercy Hospice community team visit patients, their families, and carers, in their homes.
The team includes:
- a Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner and experienced registered nurses
- a physiotherapist,
- a lymphoedema therapist
- the Family Support Team including social workers, counsellors, cultural support workers and a spiritual
- Support from Mercy Hospice Palliative Medicine Specialists, (senior doctors)
- Trained volunteers also assist with practical support.
The community team provides a high standard of care for you and your family to help you adjust to the changes in your lifestyle caused by your illness.