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Statement of Purpose

Service Provider

Kirkwood Hospice

Kirkwood Hospice is a registered charity (Registered Charity number 512987) and a Company limited by guarantee in England (01645888). Kirkwood Hospice is registered and therefore licensed to provide services by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) (provider number: 1-101-728-202).


Service Provider Main Location

21 Albany Road

Telephone: 01484 557900
Fax: 01484 557916
Email: info@kirkwoodhospice.co.uk
Website: www.kirkwoodhospice.co.uk


Registered Manager

Sarah Shaw, Director of Clinical Services, RN, Dip, BSc. (Hons) Professional Practice (Nursing). Msc (Leadership)

Telephone: 01484 557900
Email: sarah.shaw@kirkwoodhospice.co.uk


Regulated Activities

Kirkwood Hospice provides treatment for people who have advanced, progressive life-threatening illnesses such as cancer, neurological diseases, advanced heart and lung disease and end stage kidney failure.

Care is provided to those over the age of 18 who are residents of the Kirklees Council area regardless of gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, disability, race or cultural background. In addition, Kirkwood Hospice is registered to provide diagnostic and screening procedures and to provide medical advice remotely.


Mission Statement

Kirkwood Hospice provides specialist care, free of charge, to adults in Kirklees with advanced, progressive illnesses at any time from diagnosis to the end of life, respecting their individual needs and wishes. Care and support is also provided for their family members, friends and carers, both during the illness and after death.


Services Provided at the Location

  • In-Patient Care, 16 beds
  • Support and Therapy Centre for day attendance (Wednesday, Friday for up to 16 patients), Drop-In service for patients and carers (Tuesday and Thursday)
  • Community Palliative Care Team, specialist nursing advice and support for patients in their own home
  • Lymphoedema follow-up clinic
  • Out Patient Consultant Clinic
  • Out Of Hours Advice for professionals, patients and carers
  • Family Care Team, specialist emotional and psychological support including counselling for adults and children before or after bereavement
  • Social Workers
  • Spiritual Care And Chaplaincy
  • Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy
  • Complementary Therapies
  • Art and Creative Writing

Information leaflets are available about these services. Our website contains information about all our services: www.kirkwoodhospice.co.uk or you may contact us on: 01484 557900.