Hospice

Description

A Hospice  is an ORGANISATION.

A Hospice:

  • provides a range of SERVICES for conditions where curative treatment is no longer an option, and people are approaching the end of their life

  • provides care, treatment and support for people and their families and carers, including respite care for people who live with friends or family at home

  • will generally employ or work with a broad range of health and social CARE PROFESSIONALS to meet the needs of people using the SERVICE.

Care, treatment and support can be provided in accommodation or in the community. It can be long or short-term care, on an inpatient basis or provided through day care, day therapy or outreach services.

Examples of Hospices  include:

For further information on Hospices, see the NHS website at: Finding a Hospice.

Also Known As

This NHS business definition is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural Hospices

Where Used

Type Link How used
Attribute ACTIVITY LOCATION TYPE CODE references in description Hospice
Data Element ACTIVITY LOCATION TYPE CODE references in description Hospice
Supporting Information Activity Location Type Codes references in description Hospice
Data Element CARE PRODUCT TYPE (NHS CONTINUING HEALTHCARE) references in description Hospice
Attribute CARE PRODUCT TYPE FOR NHS CONTINUING HEALTHCARE references in description Hospice
Attribute DEATH LOCATION TYPE CODE references in description Hospice
Data Element DEATH LOCATION TYPE CODE (ACTUAL) references in description Hospice
Data Element DEATH LOCATION TYPE CODE (PREFERRED) references in description Hospice
Data Element DESTINATION ON DISCHARGE FROM NEONATAL CRITICAL CARE references in description Hospice
Attribute DISCHARGE DESTINATION references in description Hospice
Attribute DISCHARGE DESTINATION FROM NEONATAL CRITICAL CARE references in description Hospice
NHS Business Definition Hospice references in description Hospice
Data Element PATIENT LOCATION (NHS CONTINUING HEALTHCARE CHECKLIST) references in description Hospice
Attribute PATIENT LOCATION FOR NHS CONTINUING HEALTHCARE CHECKLIST references in description Hospice
Attribute SOURCE OF ADMISSION references in description Hospice
Data Element SOURCE OF ADMISSION CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL) references in description Hospice
Data Element SOURCE OF REFERRAL FOR COMMUNITY references in description Hospice
Attribute SOURCE OF REFERRAL FOR COMMUNITY references in description Hospice
Attribute SOURCE OF REFERRAL FOR NHS CONTINUING HEALTHCARE references in description Hospice
Data Element SOURCE OF REFERRAL FOR NHS CONTINUING HEALTHCARE references in description Hospice