The Rowans Hospice

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The Rowans Hospice is a local charity providing support and a wide range of services to people with life-shortening illnesses, their families and carers. This includes specialist health and social care professionals support with the medical, practical and psychological effects of life-limiting illnesses.

Services include:

  • Specialist Palliative Care, in the community, in residential homes and in hospitals.
  • Day Care, offering the opportunity to socialise with others in a similar situation, as well as relax with hobbies or complementary therapies.
  • 24-hour in-patient care, focussed on the relieiving pain and distress of complex medical conditions.
  • A full range of clinical services to support patients to regain their independence and return home, including physiotherapy, occupational therapy and psychology.
  • Spiritual care, including chaplaincy services and the hospice's chapel.
  • Support for carers, including counselling, complementary therapies and psychology services
  • Hospice at Home, supporting people to stay at home during a 'crisis'.
  • Rowan's Meerkat Service - Support for children and young people coping with the illness or death of a loved one
Contact Information
The Rowans Hospice, Purbrook Heath Road, PurbrookPO7 5RU
Phone: 023 9225 0001
Cost Of Service:

All services are provided free of charge.

Referal Method:

If you live in Portsmouth or South East Hampshire, you can be referred by any health or social care professional. You can access the Living Well Centre without a referral. The centre is open every weekday from 10am - 4pm and offers a relaxed and safe environment to spend time, make new friendships and participate in a variety of activities, including arts and crafts groups, exercise groups, relaxation and meditation.

Care Quality Commission
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