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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Palliative Care Education 2018

 

Palliative Care Lecture Series 2018

Hospice New Zealand, with generous support from the  Cancer Research Trust New Zealand, is delighted to offer free access to this programme of monthly palliative care lecture series. 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, commencing with a light breakfast from 7:10am followed by the lecture at  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 email or phone 07 377 4252 or email educationadmin@laketaupohospice.co.nz

For the full schedule of lectures in the 2018 Genesis Oncology Trust Palliative Care Lecture Series including listening to previous lectures please click here.   To download 2018 topics please click here.  For the December flyer Please click here.

Waikato Palliative Care Grand Round:

These sessions are video conference from Waikato through to Taupo and are suitable for all Health Professionals interested in palliative care. These are held monthly on a Wednesday from 3.00-4.00 pm.

Dates for 2019:

13 February

13 March

10 April

8 May

12 June

10 July

14 August

11 September

9 October

13 November

Venue:
Izard Hospice House, Lake Taupō Hospice
29 Huka Falls Road118
Taupō

To register contact Tilly on 07 377 4252 or email educationadmin@laketaupohospice.co.nz

Waikato Palliative Care Study Day for Nurses:

This day is video linked from Waikato Hospital and will address symptom management and supportive care in palliative care:

Date:    9th November
Time:    9:00 – 4:30pm

Venue:
Izard Hospice House, Lake Taupō Hospice
29 Huka Falls Road118
Taupō

To download a program for November please click here

To register contact Tilly on 07 377 4252 or email educationadmin@laketaupohospice.co.nz

Introduction to Hospice and Palliative Care:

These sessions are suitable for all Health Professionals, Aged Residential Care Staff & Allied Health Workers.

Date:  first Thursday of each month
Time:  9:00 – 10:30am

Venue:
Izard Hospice House
Lake Taupō Hospice
29 Huka Falls Road
Taupō

Please contact Lake Taupō office on 07 377 4252 if you are planning on attending or email educationadmin@laketaupohospice.co.nz.

One-off learning sessions can be arranged on request

If you have specific palliative care learning needs, we may be able to arrange individual education sessions for your organisation. If you have a query about education contact our Clinical Education Administrator, Tilly Stevens by email educationadmin@laketaupohospice.co.nz or phone 07 377 4252