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It's your choicea terminal illness does not have to force you from the comfort of your home

Ballarat Hospice Care sees the person beyond the illness

Ballarat Hospice Care provides specialist quality palliative care equitably and responsively in a patients home.

Palliative care is high quality, holistic health care and support for people living with a life-limiting illness while supporting carers, family and friends involved in their care.

We are a not-for-profit organisation incorporated in 1985. We were established by community members in response to community need; a need that continues to grow with an increasing population. Our community connection is essential.

We promote palliative care values within the community.

We are partly funded by government and we rely on community support to enable us to continue to make a difference.

Our values of loyalty, kindness, honesty, respect, trust, skill and willingness guide every interaction.

We value all patients, carers, their families, primary care providers and volunteers.

We offer culturally safe and inclusive care when working alongside diverse, vulnerable or marginalised communities.

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Our ServicesBallarat Hospice Care offers holistic palliative care to people in their own home, with compassion, innovation and flexibility.Read More
For PatientsPalliative care is specialised care that helps you live well with a life-limiting illness. Aiming to make you comfortable, to improve your quality of life, and to support family and friends involved in your care. Read More
For CarersBallarat Hospice Care provides practical and emotional support to family and friends involved in your care, including care advice, equipment, respite, carer support groups and counselling. Read More
EducationProvision of education by our staff is key in supporting patients and their families and carers at home – from symptom management, use of equipment, through to practical aspects of care and caring for carers.Read More

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Thinking about, talking about and considering care choices is something Mr and Mrs Bev and Barry Leach confronted together after Barry was diagnosed with cancer in 2018. “We had a wonderful life together, being there for each other for 61 years,” said Bev as she thought about her experience of palliative care. The couple were…Palliative Care…it’s more than you think.
Ballarat Hospice Care CEO, Mrs. Carita Clancy said “Our volunteers are important and valued every day. National Volunteer Week is a great opportunity to share one of many volunteer stories that shows the individual impact volunteering has on the people, the volunteer, communities and organisations”. Mr. John Elliott began volunteering for Ballarat Hospice Care early…VALUING OUR VOLUNTEERS
A Country Rock fundraising dance to support Ballarat Hospice Care. Live music, door prizes, raffles and more. Cost:  $25 per ticket Date: Saturday June 26, 2021 Time: 6pm til late Venue: Victoria Bowling Club, 231 Victoria Street Ballarat Tickets: Contact Lola – 0411 355 533  Country Rock Fundraiser Dance
If someone you love became unwell and could not communicate their choices, would you know what matters to them? Could you make decisions on their behalf? Have you thought about what matters to you? Have you shared your thoughts with anyone? Join us to explore Advance Care Planning: What’s it all about? Thinking about, talking…WHAT MATTERS MOST TO YOU?
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