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Palliative care is specialised health care and practical support for people living with a life threatening illness.

 

It is provided in the home, aged care or other residential care facility and hospital or hospice settings. Palliative care sees the patient and family as one and family as the people who are significant from the patient's perspective.

At  Ballarat Hospice Care Inc. our experienced palliative care staff provide not only expert pain and symptom management as part of any ongoing treatment, but also emotional and other practical support services for the individual and their families.  Our focus is to provide quality of life, to end of life care.  Palliative care is an adjunct to ongoing treatment and can be delivered from diagnosis to bereavement.

 

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VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES - CALL US NOW 5333 1118

Come and join the fun, volunteering at Ballarat Hospice is rewarding and provides opportunities to assist in many different ways.   Please click here to obtain a copy of our volunteering brochure and here to obtain a volunteering application form.

 

KIRKS RESERVOIR - SPREADING THE ASHES - SUNDAY MARCH 22 2015 - OPEN INVITATION

A short service will be held to celebrate "Spreading the Ashes" of Stars, that were purchased at Friends of Hospice Memory Tree in 2014 in memory of a significant person by the Community. A social BYO picnic/BBQ will follow. Gather from 11:00am - Service commences 11:30 sharp - non-denominational.  

 

OP SHOP LOCATION - 33 LITTLE BRIDGE STREET - FACEBOOK

Opening Times:  Monday - Friday 10am-4pm, Saturdays 10am-1pm

We sell quality items of clothing, household bric-a-brac, footwear, childrens wear, toys and books.  

Our prices are extremely reasonable and all funds raised are directed back into service provision for the patients, families and carers..  

Donations are only accepted in Op Shop Opening Hours or Ballarat Hospice's Office hours of 9am-5.30pm Monday to Friday.

ITEMS CANNOT BE LEFT WHEN BUILDING IS UNATTENDED.