End of life care
Explore our end of life care
Working with you and your loved ones, our end of life care team in Bristol and North Somerset are sensitive to the needs of the whole family.
What is end of life care?
End of life care supports people in the last stages of their life and their families by meeting a wide variety of needs throughout the process. This type of care is available in a number of different environments. The St Monica Trust offers end of life care in a care home setting.
End of life care at St Monica Trust
We’re nationally recognised for our award-winning palliative and end of life care, which sensitively encompasses all aspects of your physical, spiritual and emotional well-being. Available across all four of our care homes in Bristol and North Somerset, our end of life care focusses on ensuring that pain is well-managed and that your personal wishes are respected at all times.
We are still accepting admissions where possible. Please call our admissions team for more information.
The care he’s received is the best I could have hoped for. The staff are so warm and friendly. They’re endlessly cheerful and kind to him - and to me. They meet all his needs effortlessly and with compassion
Meet Jane, Senior Nursing Care Assistant
Winner of Palliative Care Award at Great British Care Awards South West 2019
“I was asked if I could work in end of life care and I just love it. I can’t explain it to you, but there’s just something in me. I find I can ask the difficult questions and it’s not just about looking after the residents – you also look after the families as well.”
Where we offer end of life care
End of life care FAQs
Yes - we’re able to offer end of life care at all of our care homes in Bristol and North Somerset.
Continuing Health Care (CHC) Fast Track funding is a type of funding given by the NHS to someone who is considered to be approaching end of life. You can find more information here: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/social-care-and-support-guide/money-work-and-benefits/nhs-continuing-healthcare/
Typically people are referred to us for end of life care from the Continuing Health Care team, who will call to see if we have availability for someone to move in with us. From there they will arrange admission with us.
Yes, of course. Please call our admissions team and they will arrange for the care home team to show you around.