We have specialist In-patient beds in our Taunton hospice, supporting patients with complex needs. Our specialist team of doctors, nurses, therapists and volunteers provide individual palliative care and support in homely and comfortable surroundings. The unit has single rooms and ward areas.
As well as treating each patient's symptoms and controlling pain, we care for the emotional, psychological and spiritual needs of each person with respect and sensitivity. We also offer a wide range of complementary therapies, such as aromatherapy, massage, reflexology and diversional therapy for patients.
We aim to achieve symptom control to support discharge and help patients return home. Working with social workers, occupational therapists and community teams means we can make sure this happens safely and successfully. We support carers and families offering training, where required, to ensure safe discharge.
Patients may remain at the hospice for end-of-life care if this is best for them.
Welcome to St Margaret's Hospice Care in Taunton. Whether you are visiting a friend or family member, or would like to see where they will be staying, this video will show what to expect at our Taunton hospice site.
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