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Celebrating palliative care volunteers
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Carole Cracknall, a palliative care volunteer with Ballarat Hospice Care Inc for 12 years, plays a very special part in the patient’s end of life journey. She joined as a carer in 2009, and for the last 12 years has specialised in providing support for not only the patient, but their loved ones. Her passion for…

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Posted: July 23, 2021

By: Michelle MacGillivray

WHAT MATTERS MOST TO YOU?
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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…

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Posted: March 5, 2021

By: Michelle MacGillivray

2020 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
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the 2020 Annual General Meeting     Monday November 16, 2020   at 6.30pm via Webinar   Register here: https://bit.ly/37qRODn Your registration will be confirmed by email   Please RSVP by Thursday November 12, 2020   Online registration or telephone 5333 1118

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Posted: October 28, 2020

By: Michelle MacGillivray

COMPASSION, INGENUITY AND KINDNESS DURING COVID19
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Ballarat Hospice Care is the grateful recipient of funds raised by the Rotary Club of Ballarat West Facebook page promoted by Mrs. Christina Gollam, her husband Steve and Mrs. Sue Simmonds. From a full time carer of her elderly father 18 months ago, Mrs. Gollam has transformed herself into a community fund raising dynamo during…

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Posted: October 20, 2020

By: Michelle MacGillivray

DYING TO KNOW DAY 2020
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It’s a home delivered Dying to Know Day on August 8 this year. We encourage everyone to have end of life conversations and we are here to help. We assist people to take ownership of death, dying and bereavement. Listen to Julie talk about the things you need to consider here. Our Medical Director –…

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Posted: August 7, 2020

By: Michelle MacGillivray