Specialist palliative care services at the Otago Community Hospice are coordinated by a multidisciplinary team that works alongside and in partnership with the patient, family and community health providers. Palliative Care embraces the physical, social, emotional and spiritual elements of wellbeing and enhances a person’s quality of life.

Referrals can be made for:

  • Assessment of individual palliative care needs.
  • Symptom management assessment, management, and advice (at person’s home or inpatient admission).
  • End of life care and support.

For full Referral Criteria for Adult Palliative Care Services click here:

For Otago Community Hospice Referral Form, you can either: 

  • Click here to use our Online form.
  • Click here to download PDF version. Fill this in and then email to