Founded in 1998, the Diana Princess of Wales Hospice Care at Home Trust funds nursing staff to provide respite care and end-of-life palliative care for Island residents with cancer or other life-limiting illnesses where curative treatment is no longer possible or appropriate who choose to remain at home in their last days; in effect, to provide a ‘Hospice at Home’ service.
The aim is to provide high quality nursing care and support to the individual patient, the family, friends and carers.
The service our Trust supports is a team effort – a close working partnership with Hospice Isle of Man and those working in the wider community, typically including the patient’s GP, District Nurses, the Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Specialist (PCCNS) and other social and healthcare professionals.
Funding from our Trust currently helps to provide nearly 3000 hours for patients each year, allowing them to be nursed at home.
Isle of Man Registered Charity Number 731.