We offer services that improves the quality of life of patients facing problems associated with life threatening illness, through prevention and relief of suffering by means of early identification, impeccable assessment and treatment of pain and other problems, physical, psycho-social, and spiritual. (WHO 2002)
Palliative care is an approach that improves the quality of life of patients and their families facing problems associated with life threatening illness, through the prevention and relief of suffering, the early identification and impeccable assessment and treatment of pain and treatment of pain and other problems.
Nairobi Hospice Motto philosophy is encompassed in its motto:’put life into days not just days into lives’
Nairobi Hospice provides and promotes the highest quality of total care of possible for people with advanced cancer, HIV and AIDS, and provides counselling and support for their families and other individuals important to their care.The patient and the family are the focus of the care. The care is provided at the hospice on an outpatient basis,in hospitals and in the patients own homes within a 20km radius.
The hospice advocates for home based care involving the whole family. It is the view of the Nairobi Hospice that home based care is the best approach for such patients as it is cost effective and patients are in familiar surrounding and being cared for by loved ones.