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Palliative care in Victoria

We are challenging and advocating for an integrated care approach for all Australians in the health, community and aged care sectors. Whether at home or facilities based, we work to provide access to quality in-home care.  

While we don't currently provide services in your area, we are committed to ensuring that people have access to the right information regarding their palliative care options where and when they need it.  

We have compiled a list of considerations that we believe are important for you when seeking care. We hope this helps you on your care journey and as we grow and expand, so will our ability to provide more choice for quality home-based care in your area.

Considering palliative care

Your palliative care services should be centred around what's important to you and help you achieve the best quality of life possible. Anyone who has a life-limiting condition will go through a tough journey - as will their family and loved ones, so you will want to ensure you have services that incorporate care for your health and spirituality, as well as providing a support system for you and your family.

Palliative care at home will include regular visits to support your decision-making in relation to your care, promote wellbeing, manage any troubling symptoms and help you and your family to focus on what's important to you all.

Care that’s personalised and holistic

Palliative care is about more than just your health care needs. Your team should consist of dedicated nurses, doctors, care aides, social workers and spiritual care workers who provide kind, supportive holistic care.

It’s all about you

Your services need to be all about you. It's important to know that palliative care recognises the right of the person with the illness to make decisions about their treatment. You will want a provider who can enable this care and assist you to be as comfortable as you can be, treating you in your home or facilitating transfer to hospital or a palliative care unit if needed or if that's your choice. It’s important that you and your family are well informed and supported.

Quality network of care

Your care will be coordinated by your provider and other health professionals and community services to ensure you receive a quality network of care. You may also require support to help you plan for the time when you may not be able to make decisions for yourself, including guidance on developing Advance Care Planning; Enduring Powers of Attorney and Guardianship. Your family will also need ongoing support systems through the entire process.

If you are seeking care and/or support, or need to access this service, you can contact your GP, or our experienced health and care navigators are here to assist you.

Eligibility

Palliative Care patients are generally referred to this type of care by their specialist, health professional or GP and eligibility is based on specific needs and prognosis, cultural and social factors.

Referral

If you would like to know more about palliative care and what is available, speak to your GP.

Palliative care in New South Wales

We provide a personalised, holistic approach

Our palliative care service is focused on what's important to you, helping you achieve the best quality of life possible. We understand that when someone has a life-limiting condition, it can be tough on family and loved ones, so our service includes care for your health as well as providing a support system for you and your family.

Our aim is to assist you in your own home with regular visits to support your decision-making in relation to your care, promote wellbeing, manage any troubling symptoms and help you and your family to focus on what's important to you all.

A holistic care team

Palliative care is about more than just your health care needs. That's why our team consists of dedicated nurses, doctors, care aides, social workers and spiritual care workers who provide kind, supportive holistic care.

Making you comfortable

We design our services around you. It's important to know that palliative care recognises the right of the person with the illness to make decisions about their treatment. We aim to enable this care and assist you to be as comfortable as you can be, treating you in your home or facilitating transfer to hospital or a palliative care unit if needed or if that's your choice. We will work with you and your family to ensure that you are well informed and supported.

Support for you and your family

We work closely with other health professionals and community services to ensure you receive a quality network of care. We also offer support to help you plan for the time when you may not be able to make decisions for yourself, including guidance on developing Advance Care Planning; Enduring Powers of Attorney and Guardianship. We help to build ongoing support systems for your family.

Who is eligible?

This service is available for people who have been diagnosed with a life-limiting condition.

What is the cost?

This is a free service, funded by the New South Wales government.

Getting referred

Referrals for our Western Sydney service can be made by a healthcare professional, or you can refer yourself, however, we will need information from your doctor to support this.

Palliative care in Queensland

We are challenging and advocating for an integrated care approach for all Australians in the health, community and aged care sectors. Whether at home or facilities based, we work to provide access to quality in-home care.  

While we don't currently provide services in your area, we are committed to ensuring that people have access to the right information regarding their palliative care options where and when they need it.  

We have compiled a list of considerations that we believe are important for you when seeking care. We hope this helps you on your care journey and as we grow and expand, so will our ability to provide more choice for quality home-based care in your area.

Considering palliative care

Your palliative care services should be centred around what's important to you and help you achieve the best quality of life possible. Anyone who has a life-limiting condition will go through a tough journey - as will their family and loved ones, so you will want to ensure you have services that incorporate care for your health and spirituality, as well as providing a support system for you and your family.

Palliative care at home will include regular visits to support your decision-making in relation to your care, promote wellbeing, manage any troubling symptoms and help you and your family to focus on what's important to you all.

Care that’s personalised and holistic

Palliative care is about more than just your health care needs. Your team should consist of dedicated nurses, doctors, care aides, social workers and spiritual care workers who provide kind, supportive holistic care.

It’s all about you

Your services need to be all about you. It's important to know that palliative care recognises the right of the person with the illness to make decisions about their treatment. You will want a provider who can enable this care and assist you to be as comfortable as you can be, treating you in your home or facilitating transfer to hospital or a palliative care unit if needed or if that's your choice. It’s important that you and your family are well informed and supported.

Quality network of care

Your care will be coordinated by your provider and other health professionals and community services to ensure you receive a quality network of care. You may also require support to help you plan for the time when you may not be able to make decisions for yourself, including guidance on developing Advance Care Planning; Enduring Powers of Attorney and Guardianship. Your family will also need ongoing support systems through the entire process.

If you are seeking care and/or support, or need to access this service, you can contact your GP, or our experienced health and care navigators are here to assist you on 1300 761 577

Eligibility

Palliative Care patients are generally referred to this type of care by their specialist, health professional or GP and eligibility is based on specific needs and prognosis, cultural and social factors.

Referral

If you would like to know more about palliative care and what is available, speak to your GP.

Palliative care in South Australia

We provide a personalised, holistic approach

Our palliative care service is focused on what's important to you, helping you achieve the best quality of life possible. We understand that when someone has a life-limiting condition, it can be tough on family and loved ones, so our service includes care for your health as well as providing a support system for you and your family.

Our aim is to assist you in your own home with regular visits to support your decision-making in relation to your care, promote wellbeing, manage any troubling symptoms and help you and your family to focus on what's important to you all.

A holistic care team

Palliative care is about more than just your health care needs. That's why our team consists of dedicated nurses, doctors, care aides, social workers and spiritual care workers who provide kind, supportive holistic care.

Making you comfortable

We design our services around you. It's important to know that palliative care recognises the right of the person with the illness to make decisions about their treatment. We aim to enable this care and assist you to be as comfortable as you can be, treating you in your home or facilitating transfer to hospital or a palliative care unit if needed or if that's your choice. We will work with you and your family to ensure that you are well informed and supported.

Support for you and your family

We work closely with other health professionals and community services to ensure you receive a quality network of care. We also offer support to help you plan for the time when you may not be able to make decisions for yourself, including guidance on developing Advance Care Planning; Enduring Powers of Attorney and Guardianship. We help to build ongoing support systems for your family.

Who is eligible?

This service is available for people who live in the Adelaide metropolitan area and have been diagnosed with a life-limiting condition.

What is the cost?

This is a free service, funded by the South Australian government.

Getting referred

You can be referred to this service by the SA Health Metropolitan Referral Unit.

Palliative care in Western Australia

We provide a personalised, holistic approach

Our palliative care service is focused on what's important to you, helping you achieve the best quality of life possible. We understand that when someone has a life-limiting condition, it can be tough on family and loved ones, so our service includes care for your health as well as providing a support system for you and your family.

Our aim is to assist you in your own home with regular visits to support your decision-making in relation to your care, promote wellbeing, manage any troubling symptoms and help you and your family to focus on what's important to you all.

A holistic care team

Palliative care is about more than just your health care needs. That's why our team consists of dedicated nurses, doctors, care aides, social workers and spiritual care workers who provide kind, supportive holistic care.

Making you comfortable

We design our services around you. It's important to know that palliative care recognises the right of the person with the illness to make decisions about their treatment. We aim to enable this care and assist you to be as comfortable as you can be, treating you in your home or facilitating transfer to hospital or a palliative care unit if needed or if that's your choice. We will work with you and your family to ensure that you are well informed and supported.

Support for you and your family

We work closely with other health professionals and community services to ensure you receive a quality network of care. We also offer support to help you plan for the time when you may not be able to make decisions for yourself, including guidance on developing Advance Care Planning; Enduring Powers of Attorney and Guardianship. We help to build ongoing support systems for your family.

Who is eligible?

This service is available for people who live in the Perth metropolitan area and have been diagnosed with a life-limiting condition where there are symptoms that cannot be managed by their existing health care supports and they have been referred by a medical practitioner.

What is the cost?

This is a free service, funded by the Western Australian government.

Getting referred

Your GP or specialist can refer you to this service. All referrals are assessed for eligibility.