Our Key Strategy Objectives
1) More: Support and care for more people
- Open more local Living Well centres giving easy access for more people.
- Employ more community Clinical Nurse Specialists to support more patients, at home.
- Employ more specialist staff, including therapists and counsellors to support more people at home.
- Extend our night care provision to more people at home.
- Increase the number of bereaved children we support and extend this care to children whose family member was not a Hospice patient.
2) Earlier: Reach people earlier - enable them to live as well as possible for longer
- Remove barriers to our services by encouraging self-referral to Living Well group sessions including exercise and singing
- Engage widely with our communities including developing community cafes.
- Target people living with diseases other than cancer, such as Motor Neurone Disease. Other examples include employing a new specialist nurse to work with people with heart failure and an Admiral Nurse for dementia patients.
3) Educate: to share and leverage our expertise
- Share our expertise in care homes and other settings, as by supporting and collaborating with others, we can enable more people to have a better end-of-life experience and reduce unnecessary admissions to hospital.
- Extend the work of our Education Specialists, developing the skills of healthcare professionals, both our staff and partner organisations.
- Get communities talking about Living Well, death and dying,, and champion open conversations.
4) Collaborate: Collaborate and build partnerships to deliver effectively
- Involve patients families and communities in developing our services.
- Work with neighbouring Hospices including Garden House Hospice and St Clare Hospice to achieve economies of scale of the benefit of all our patients as we share resources and expertise.
- Build Partnerships with a wide range of community organisations.
- Strengthen existing clinical partnerships and establish new ones.