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CELEBRATING 20 YEARS
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Everyone who knows Leanne agrees she is an inspiration. She has a gentle caring way that enables patients and families to feel safe and supported. Thank you Leanne for your 20 years of dedication and commitment. Recently Leanne reflected about her time at Ballarat Hospice Care; here are some of her thoughts… The care of…

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Posted: January 5, 2021

By: Michelle MacGillivray

ENDURING CONNECTIONS
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Pre Covid-19, Ballarat Hospice Care expected to care for an average of 166 patients in their homes at any given time during 2020. This year Ballarat Hospice Care is caring for an average of 200 patients.  A 20% increase on projections. Ballarat Hospice Care CEO, Mrs. Carita Clancy said “While it has been a challenging…

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Posted: December 3, 2020

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

HAIRCUTS FOR A CAUSE
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World Hospice and Palliative Care Day happens every year. This year it was on October 10, 2020. It is a day to celebrate and support hospice and palliative care around the world. In our own back yard, we celebrate the efforts of a local family who performed a wonderful act of kindness that benefits both…

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Posted: October 17, 2020

By: Michelle MacGillivray