What your support has achieved in 2019 - 2020

What your support has achieved in 2019 – 2020

Our Volunteers: Giving back to Hospice
February 26, 2021
Support received, support returned
March 1, 2021

What your support has achieved in 2019 – 2020

Despite the challenges of Covid-19 and lockdown, our staff adapted to the challenges, continuing to provide excellent palliative care to those with life-limiting illness in our region – and to support thousands of family members, whanau and carers throughout their loved one’s journey.

927 patients with life-limiting illnesses have been cared for by Arohanui Hospice

6000 approximate number of family and whanau supported

59 new patient referrals accepted and cared for by Hospice every month

207 the average number of days patients spent in our care in the community

31% of patients had a stay in our inpatient unit as part of their care

69% of patients cared for entirely in the comfort of their own home with Hospice support

368 admissions in our in-patient unit (with an average stay of eight days)

295 visits by our Community Palliative Care Nurses per month

54,472 hours donated by our amazing 700+ Hospice volunteers