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Ty Bryngwyn Llanelli Hospice is a Designated Centre of Excellence providing specialist palliative care for the community of Carmarthenshire in the UK. It is the only Hospice in the area with inpatient facilities. Llanelli Hospice provides specialist palliative care both in the community and in its seven inpatient beds.

Ty Bryngwyn Hospice, founded in January 1986, is situated in the grounds of Prince Philip Hospital, Llanelli and is a Centre of Excellence for palliative care services in Carmarthenshire. It provides in-patient palliative care and day treatment services and acts as a base for the Macmillan Nurses, the Bereavement Service and therapies. The Hospice at Home scheme is also centred here as is the equipment stores for home aids. The Day Care Centre offers physical, psychological, spiritual and social support. The Specialist Care In-Patient Unit was officially opened during September 2003. The unit comprises of seven single individual rooms with en suite facilities.

The aims of the Hospice are to:

  • Enrich the person’s quality of life
  • Promote their independence
  • Offer opportunities to empower the person to make their own personal choices within a safe therapeutic environment
  • Provide education, information, support and advice for both patients and families
  • Offer a range of individual or group activities which can take place at either Ty Bryngwyn or within the community

Ty Bryngwyn Hospice benefits from the generosity of donations, the sterling work of a hard-working fund-raising committee and vast public support.
The reputation of skilled palliative care for those with life-threatening conditions has spread far beyond the boundaries of Carmarthenshire which it serves and is a proven and valuable asset to the Health Service.