Palliative Care Home Support

What is this service?

The Bristol Community Health Palliative Care Home Support Service (PCHS), work with other healthcare professionals to offer care and support at the end of life. The service is led by clinicians with many years of experience in caring for people at this time of life. The team is based as Avonmouth but care is carried out in patient homes. To find out more, click here.

What does this service offer?

PCHS provides personal care and emotional support for patients who wish to be at home as they approach the end of their lives. This care includes personal care and emotional support for patients as well as family members, to meet individual patient needs.

Our experienced nurses and healthcare assistants are able to increase visits dependent on the patients individual requirements. Our team also works alongside other healthcare professionals who may also be providing care, as well as GPs and hospice nurses to ensure a coordinated care approach.

If you wish to feedback about our Palliative Care Home Support Service, click on the feedback button on the left.
To give feedback about the Fast Track Nurse Assessor, click here.
To give feedback about the Bristol Care Coordination Centre, click here.

Who is the service for?

We can offer care to any adult patient at the end of their lives who wish to be cared for in their own home. Patients must be registered with a Bristol or South Gloucestershire GP. Care for our patients continues every day of the year, with visits scheduled between 9am and 9pm.

How can I access this service?

We do not accept self-referrals into this service, see below if you are a healthcare professional and wish to refer a patient.

Are you a clinician that wants to refer to this service?

If you are a healthcare professional that wishes to refer into this service, please download our referral form on the left hand side. If you would like to talk to us about the referral please call us on 0117 982 8545 or fax: 0117 316 7690. Our office base is open from Monday – Friday, 8am – 6pm (weekend and bank holidays, 8am – 4pm).

Tell us what you think

Bristol Community Health would like to learn from your experience of this service. Your comments and suggestions will help us see what we are doing well and what we could improve. To give feedback please click here.