We know that is could be a worrying time for people and their families as we adapt to the necessary changes to prevent further spread of COVID-19.
As an essential health service hospice’s around the country will continue supporting people and their families and whanau in the community as we go into alert level 4.
If you require support from hospice during this isolation period – please phone your local service first to discuss your needs and situation.
Please do not visit your hospice inpatient facility without calling first.
There are a number of websites and resources that have good factual information around this topic – and links to support for people who might be struggling.
The NZ Ministry of Health website is update daily and is a good place to check in for up to date information.
There is also the New Zealand Government Unite Against COVID-19 website.
If you are feeling vulnerable or concerned please reach out and ask for support.