Palliative Care Facilities

Goscote Hospice is a short stay unit open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The team aim to deliver high quality care for patients requiring symptom management to address physical, psychological, social and spiritual need.  We also deliver high quality care to patients at the end of their life.

The focus of our care is to enhance quality of life and understand what is important to you.

Some people maybe worried about coming the hospice, we would like alleviate your fears with our warm and friendly environment.

Our aim is to deliver individualised care to both patient, family and carers.  This may provide an opportunity to have conversations in an open and safe environment.  The hospice does not offer long term care, the average stay is around 2 weeks.  However we can support longer term care if it is needed.

Goscote Hospice has 12 beds, 8 single en-suite rooms and 2 same sex twin rooms.

*  Sacred space

*  Communal area

*  Free Wi-Fi access

*  Free visitor parking

*  Sensory bathing facilities

*  Onsite catering team that work closely with the nursing team to provide nourishing choices to meet patients needs, providing cooked meals.  Snacks and drinks are available 24 hours a day.

*  Clothes/nightclothes

*  Toiletries

*  Toothbrush and toothpaste

*  Newspaper/magazines

*  Medication

FEEDBACK

“People in the borough of Walsall are very fortunate to have this wonderful facility available to them.  We would like to express our grateful thanks to all staff on the unit for providing excellent person-centred care for our Dad.  It is very evident that all staff display a level of professionalism, care and compassion that is truly exceptional.”

Relative of a patient who was cared for at Goscote Hospice in April.

COVID -19 AND VISITING

Please contact the unit and we will give you the most up to date advice on our visiting.

The Inpatient unit is open 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

Goscote Hospice Inpatient Unit

Walsall Palliative Care Centre

Goscote Lane

Walsall

WS3 1SJ

01922  602540

Service Lead

Senior Sister Deb Jones.

deborah.jones@walsallhealthcare.nhs.uk

Patients who require admission to the inpatient unit can be referred by their hospital palliative care nurse or community palliative care nurse.