Day care is available at the Heald Green and Little Hulton sites. It provides a service four days a week at Heald Green (15 places a day) and three days a week at Little Hulton (15 places a day).
Supportive Outpatients are provided for individual people and their families / carers who are experiencing difficulty coping with a potentially progressive life-threatening disease. Supportive Out Patients provides a wide range of services which offer rehabilitation and are available at all three sites..
People can access this service from the point of diagnosis, during treatment, at times of disease recurrence or at any other key point in the individual person’s illness.
A large proportion of the supportive and palliative care day therapy services provided by St Ann’s Hospice are referrals for residents of Salford PCT, 75.2% at Little Hulton, 4.9% at Neil Cliffe, 0.8% at Heald Green
St Ann’s Hospice Lymphoedema Management Service
Lymphoedema management services are provided at Little Hulton and to breast cancer patients attending Hope hospital.
Local Specialist Palliative Care – Inpatient and Out-Patient service at Salford Royal Hospitals NHS Trust
The specialist supportive and palliative care hospital MDT consists of :
2 Consultants in Palliative Medicine (0.5 WTE),
Clinical Nurse Specialists (3.8 WTE),
Social Worker (1.0 WTE),
Team Secretary (0.8 WTE) and a Medical Sectary (0.5 WTE).
The MDT operates a five-day week (Monday to Friday) 9am to 5pm service
Access to St Ann’s Hospice 24hr specialist advice line, for both the hospital and community staff.
Specialist Palliative Care In-patients – St Ann’s Hospice (Heald Green and Little Hulton)
The two in-patient units provide 59 beds, 35 at Heald Green and 24 at Little Hulton. At Little Hulton, following a Review of Clinical Services by St Ann’s Hospice 2000-2005, a recommendation was made, and supported by key stakeholders, to reduce the number of inpatient beds from 30 to 24. This will be evaluated over an 18-24 month period.