Sunflower Centre Day Hospice

Our Sunflower Centres provides specialist support and advice for patients with life-limiting illness or advanced progressive conditions.  The service is for people who are well enough to live at home but need to access the specialist support that St Margaret’s can offer in addition to that provided by their normal health and social care services.

The Sunflower Centre provides a holistic service, helping meet your physical, emotional and social needs.  Our enabling approach helps build coping strategies, maximise independence and quality of life.

When you first visit the Sunflower Centre you will have the opportunity to meet with one of our team on an individual basis.  We will work with you to form a plan and set realistic goals.  Attendance depends on your individual needs and agreed plan.

The Sunflower Centre is a time limited service.  On discharge, we will work with you to refer onto other St Margaret’s services or external services if appropriate.

A carer or family member may wish to come with you on your first visit, however the Sunflower Day Hospice is for patients only. Support for carers and family members is available from other St Margaret’s services if required.

Useful information

The Sunflower Centre Day Hospice service is located in the Taunton and Yeovil Hospice sites:

St Margaret’s Hospice Taunton - Heron Drive, Taunton.  TA1 5HA

St Margaret’s Hospice Yeovil - Little Tarrat Lane, Yeovil.  BA20 2HU

Opening Times

The Yeovil and Taunton Sunflower Centre Day Hospices are open Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays 10am – 3pm. 

Access

There is disabled access to all areas

Smoking

St Margaret’s has a restricted patient smoking policy

Parking

Available at the front of the Hospice, disabled parking is close to the main entrance.

Refreshments

Refreshments and lunch are provided.

Gardens

St Margaret’s has beautiful gardens open for visitors to use and enjoy during the centre opening hours.

Transport

Ideally all patients attending the Sunflower Centre need to be able to organise their own transport, either through friends and family, public transport or taxi.  Under certain circumstances, transport may be able to be arranged.

Medication

Please bring in the medication you need for the day and your current prescription.

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