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GENEROUS DONATIONS
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The Ballarat Choral Society held a high tea in April, which raised $3200 for the appeal. Ballarat Hospice Care volunteers manager and quality and risk coordinator, Karen Taylor, attended the event, and expressed her gratitude for the ongoing community support received via such functions. The Begonia Quilters has also raised $1500 from an exhibition of…

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Posted: May 10, 2017

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MARION’S STORY
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Marion McCabe doesn’t ever resent being one of the 730 Australians diagnosed with motor neurone disease annually.

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Posted: May 9, 2017

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JANINE’S STORY
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Palliative care, from a nursing perspective, is actively endeavouring to relieve physical, psychosocial and spiritual distress.

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Posted: April 12, 2017

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COMMUNITY SUPPORT
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The RACV Foundation has given $20,000 towards 10 high resolution tablets to help give Ballarat Hospice Care nurses better contact with GPs, access to information and contact with administration when out in the community, often in isolated areas in all weather, night and day. The RACV Foundation was extremely generous in making this donation to…

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Posted: April 5, 2017

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HOSPICE SURVEYS
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Ballarat Hospice Care had four 100 per cent scores in its top six patient results areas. These included: Length of time to start receiving Hospice care following referral; Respect shown to individuals; Experience and importance of the after-hours support service; and The overall admission experience. The other two top-scoring areas were support of physical needs…

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Posted: April 3, 2017

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