The Hospice at Home Team work alongside existing community services and the out-of-hours service to provide nursing and welfare benefits advice.

Referral criteria:

  • Patients over 16 years of age.
  • Registered with a GP or resident in the Airedale PCT area.
  • Suffering from a life-limiting illness and reasonably expected to die within six months.


  • To give realistic choices surrounding the place of care and death.
  • To enable the patient to achieve a dignified symptom-controlled peaceful death in the place of their choice, whilst supporting family and carers and maximising the individual's quality of life.

Achieved through:

  • Building partnerships and integrated working with existing service providers.
  • Holistic planned approach to care.
  • Collaborative working.
  • Access to a range of specialist professionals and equipment.

Contact numbers:          

Nursing Team:
Primary Care Centre
Airedale General Hospital                                  
Tel:  01535 294656                              
Mobile:  0785 583 2406                           
Fax:  01535 292584 

Benefits Team:
Primary Care Centre
Airedale General Hospital                                    
Tel:  01535 294656
Mobile:  0771 736 4603
Tel:  01535 338716
Mobile:  0771 739 8925

Monday to Friday - 9.00am to 5.00pm