Hospice New Zealand
As a national body, Hospice New Zealand is actively involved in research and education, workforce development, establishing standards of healthcare and providing information and advice to hospices, stakeholders and the general public. Hospice New Zealand is not a building; it is a philosophy of care. Their goal is to help people make the most of their lives.
The 32 hospices supported by the organisation care for the whole person, not just their physical needs but also their emotional, spiritual, and social needs too. They care for families and friends as well, both before and after a death. Irrespective of where they are, this philosophy of care does not change and everything we provide is free of charge.
Hospice New Zealand believes that care should be available to anyone who needs it, helping people make the most of every moment, in whatever way works for them.
Snap shot of our services in the past year
Hospices cared for 14,000 people who were dying and made 155,000 home nursing visits.
As well as the nurses we employ, Hospice volunteers contributed 380,000 hours to our work.
Hospice care cost $75 million to provide; As an essential health service provider, hospices do receive funding from Government but financial support from the community is essential to meet the shortfall – that total is over $30M nationally.
Are you interesting in hosting a fundraiser for your charity, or perhaps for CanTeen or Hospice New Zealand? Contact your local Trader or, alternatively you can email your details to us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 0800 441 529 and we’ll connect you with a Phoenix Trader in your area.