About Hospice

Hospice is a philosophy of care which extends beyond the physical needs of a person to their emotional, social and spiritual needs and those of their family.

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Health Professionals

Our palliative care services provide specialist and compassionate nursing care at home for people in our community.



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We love volunteers! Find out how you can get involved by becoming a hospice volunteer.

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Palliative Care Education 2018

Genesis Oncology Trust

The Genesis Oncology Trust Palliative Care Lecture Series is hosted by hospices throughout New Zealand. The lectures are delivered via teleconference with a PowerPoint presentation that the speaker takes participants through.  This education opportunity is designed to suit the needs of a multidisciplinary audience with an interest in palliative care.  The lectures are usually held on the first Thursday of each month February-December, 7.30-8.30am at Lake Taupō Hospice 29 Huka Falls Road Taupō.

More information and topics for 2018 are on the Hospice New Zealand website. Bookings to attend any of the sessions can be made by phone 07 377 4252 or email educationadmin@laketaupohospice.co.nz




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