What is Cayman HospiceCare?
Cayman HospiceCare is a non-profit organisation that provides speciality nursing care to people with advanced, progressive illness in a location of the patient’s choice.
What is Palliative Care?
Palliative care is a medical speciality which focuses on pain control and system management. In addition to supporting the patient, nurses also work with the family, helping them make decisions as to how they would like to see this time spent.
Where is Cayman HospiceCare located?
The offices of Cayman HospiceCare are in their new location at the historic Trafalgar Place, West Bay Road (across from SMB Public Beach). We can be reached by telephone at 945.7447 or by email at yk.wd1506107927nac@c1506107927hc1506107927.
How many patients does Cayman HospiceCare have?
At any one time, CHC sees between twenty-five and thirty-five patients, resulting in an average of 4,000 home visits per year.
How many staff members are there?
We currently have a Medical Director, four nurses, two care givers, two administrators and many volunteers. Cayman HospiceCare is also supported by a Board of Directors who actively participates in the administration of this organisation.
How much do Hospice services cost?
All services of Cayman HospiceCare are absolutely free to all people living in the Cayman Islands.
What other services and programs do you provide?
We believe in a holistic approach to providing a sense of comfort and well being to our patients and their families and have developed a number of free services available to them, namely:
- A Bereavement Support Group is open to the public, and provides experiences, hope/volunteer and caregiver training.
- Lunch Club is an event that allows patients to share a meal, experience, thoughts, and concerns.
- Clinical Volunteer Program
- Music Therapy
- Animal Therapy
- Therapeutic Art
- Counseling (individual/family)
- Therapeutic Massage