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CELEBRATION!

Quality in Practice accreditation maintained and achieved this month! And the big news being our Rainbow Tick accreditation for the first time! The Rainbow Tick shows our community that we are a: safe, inclusive affirming service and employer for the LGBTIQ community. The Rainbow Tick also means we are listed on the national register of…

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Posted: June 18, 2020

By: Michelle MacGillivray

Voluntary Assisted Dying
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Posted: June 17, 2020

By: Michelle MacGillivray

CHANGING LIVES

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

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

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