Lake Taupo Hospice

Community Organisation

Lake Taupo Hospice
29 Huka Falls Road
Rangatira Park
Taupo 3377

Hospice is a philosophy of care which extends beyond the physical needs of a person to their emotional, social and spiritual needs and those of their family. At Lake Taupo Hospice we provide all our community nursing and volunteer services completely free of charge. Lake Taupō Hospice cares for our patients and their families and friends both before and after a death irrespective of their social status, financial circumstances, age, gender or religion . Izard Hospice House on 29 Huka Falls Road in Taupō and is our administration base. Here you’ll find our hospice community nurses, the administration manager, fundraising and promotions manager and the manager of volunteer services. Izard Hospice House is also home to our day care programme (the Tuesday Club), art and craft group, Kowhai Bereavement Group and various activities such as massage therapy and relaxation classes. “Lake Taupō Hospice is a specialist palliative care unit – the term ‘palliative care’ means alleviating without curing.”