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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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Marion McCabe doesn’t ever resent being one of the 730 Australians diagnosed with motor neurone disease annually.MARION’S STORY
When he died, he was with us and it was almost like he felt no pain. I just think we were lucky to have had that time with him.ALLANAH’S STORY
But one of the best things Ballarat Hospice Care taught us was not to be afraid of death. Moira was very accepting of it.GEORGE’S STORY
We’re always looking at opportunities for education and providing opportunities for our staff to engage in professional care.MEL’S STORY
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