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WHAT YOU DON’T KNOW ABOUT PALLIATIVE CARE

It’s just as much about their psychological welfare – and that’s where Ballarat Hospice Care’s specialist counsellors calmly enter the picture. Read the article.

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Posted: May 20, 2019

By: Fiona Henderson

STATE GOVERNMENT GIVES $6.2 MILLION FOR NEW FACILITY

Ballarat Hospice Care is a 30-year community organisation renowned for “going the extra mile” for patients, carers and their families as they progress through end of life choices. This has been reflected in the overwhelming community support shown so far in its bid to create a brand, new home that reflects Ballarat Hospice Care’s values…

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Posted: May 20, 2019

By: Fiona Henderson

BALLARAT HOSPICE CARE WELCOMES BUILDER ANNOUNCEMENT

BHCI Committee of Management Chair Geoff Russell agreed with Executive Officer Carita Clancy “this is a very exciting milestone”.  This could not have been achieved without significant community support helping to raise in excess of $1 million toward the new building through the Give to Help Hospice Grow Appeal.  This is in addition to the…

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Posted: May 20, 2019

By: Fiona Henderson

BALLARAT HOSPICE PALLIATIVE CARE HUB UPDATE

The construction of the Ballarat Hospice Palliative Care Hub (hub) commenced in August 2018.  The building will house Ballarat Hospice Care, which delivers quality home-based palliative care services. The hub will also allow for innovative, flexible service options that are universally accessible, socially and culturally diverse and inviting for staff, volunteers, patients, their families and…

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Posted: May 20, 2019

By: Fiona Henderson

Telehealth

The use of telehealth will allow us to provide care in an alternative way that some people prefer. Telehealth is the use of current technologies to provide care over a distance. We use video calls to connect with patients when they call our after-hours emergency number and stable patients who are happy to have a…

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Posted: January 18, 2019

By: Jamie