Ballarat Hospice Care Inc. (Ballarat Hospice) is a home based palliative care service offering specialist palliative care through a coordinated team approach between you and your health care workers.

Ballarat Hospice aims to support you to be cared for and to die in your place of choice

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Our services include

Specialist Palliative Care Nurses

  • Providing impeccable assessment and ongoing management of pain and symptoms
  • Working closely with your GP and relevant specialists
  • Facilitating referral to Palliative Care Doctors and Nurse Practitioner

Loan of Equipment – for example

  • Shower stools and chairs
  • Wheel chairs
  • Electric lift chairs
  • Electric beds

Supportive Care Team

The Support Care Team is made up of Counsellors & Trained Volunteers
  • Advocacy
  • Support and Counselling
  • Grief and Bereavement Support
  • Spiritual Support
  • Words of Life
  • Patient Support Volunteers

Education

  • Offering information to Carers who are preparing to support a loved one requiring palliative care services.
  • Offering in-house education on a one on one and as needed basis
  • Offering education to health and community services, schools and community groups
  • Supporting clinical placement of undergraduate and graduate health professionals

24 hour Emergency Support

  • Specialist Palliative Care nursing support & guidance for patients and their family and carers

Research

  • Integrating Renal and Palliative Care
  • Whispered Questions
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