Thanks to our amazing supporters, all of our care was provided free of charge to patients, families and carers across 300 square miles of South Devon. We were there for families day and night, throughout the year.
2,941 referrals were received by Rowcroft’s dedicated teams. Some patients were referred to differing Rowcroft services as their needs and prognosis progressed; and some patients were referred to the same service multiple times.
2,137 people – including patients and family members – received Rowcroft’s care and support.
1,998 referrals were received by our Community Team – who provided expert advice and support to help patients maintain their independence and wellbeing.
300 patients with complex needs were cared for in our Inpatient Unit in Torquay.
528 referrals were received by our Hospice at Home Team, so that patients were able to spend their final days at home, cared for day and night.
115 bereaved family members and carers were referred to our bereavement support teams to help them in their journey through grief.
400 health and social care professionals enhanced their palliative care knowledge by attending Rowcroft-run educational events and courses.
6,801 face-to-face patient consultations were carried out by our community and Hospice at Home teams (this included 434 video consultations).
16,646 telephone consultations took place in relation to patient care.
More than 80% of our patients were cared for in their own homes, as per their wishes.
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