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CHANGING LIVES
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Mary is a supportive care volunteer for Ballarat Hospice Care and understands the impact of volunteering. Mary began volunteering at Ballarat Hospice Care after she cared for her husband over 10 years ago. “It was out of gratitude for the service that I thought I would like to give back to Ballarat Hospice Care and…

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Posted: June 10, 2020

By: Michelle MacGillivray

NATIONAL PALLIATIVE CARE WEEK – IN THE NEWS
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Ballarat Hospice Care CEO, Mrs Carita Clancy spoke with the Courier during National Palliative Care week. Carita shared the COVID19 impact to Ballarat Hospice Care. Carita also reflected about the week. She wants people to be aware of Palliative Care and to take positive action by way of an Advance Care Plan. Picture: Lachlan Bence…

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Posted: May 28, 2020

By: Michelle MacGillivray

PALLIATIVE CARE…IT’S MORE THAN YOU THINK
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Let’s acknowledge the exceptional Palliative Carers in our communities and  encourage the start of conversations so end of life choices are known and can be respected when needed. Death is one thing we can’t avoid in life, it is hard for many of us to talk about it. End of life and palliative care assists…

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Posted: May 20, 2020

By: Michelle MacGillivray

CORONAVIRUS ALERT
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We need to know if: Anyone in the home has a fever or an acute respiratory infection (eg cough or shortness of breath) with or without fever. AND Has the home had any visitors or carers  over the past 14 days who are from a hotspot or lockdown area? Has anyone in the home been…

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Posted: March 12, 2020

By: Karen Taylor

SUPPORTIVE CARE ADVISOR
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BH Press Ad Supportive Care Advisor 2019 01 23 Supportive Care Advisor Jan 2020

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Posted: January 23, 2020

By: Ballarat Hospice Care