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Palliative, Hospice, Respite Care and Holiday Break Services

Information and Support » Publications » Cancer Services Directory » Palliative, Hospice, Respite Care and Holiday Break Services

Palliative, Hospice, Respite Care and Holiday Break Services

Palliative and Hospice Care

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Contains palliative care information for patients, carers, families and health professionals.

Clare Holland House
5 Menindee Drive
BARTON
02 6273 0336

Provides a supportive palliative care service for people with life threatening illnesses who no longer respond to curative therapy. Includes outpatient clinic services, care in the home or residential setting and inpatient hospice services.

Palliative Care ACT
5 Flemington Road
LYNEHAM
02 6255 5771

Provides a volunteer program that supports palliative care patients, families and carers.

Queanbeyan Palliative Care
Queanbeyan Community Health Centre
Cnr Erin and Collett Sts
QUEANBEYAN NSW
02 6150 7150

Supports terminally ill clients, their families and carers at home and in hospital. Bereavement and other counselling is also available. People can self refer, however a referral from the GP is preferred.

Respite Services

Carers ACT
02 6296 9900
1800 242 636

Provides respite care services to any carer of a child or adult with an illness.

Carer Gateway
1800 422 737

A national online and phone service that provides practical information and resources to support carers.

Duo Services Australia
02 6213 1600

Provides a full range of support at home and in the community for children/ young people with disabilities and their families, adults with disabilities, frail aged people and people with mental health conditions living in the ACT to enable them to live in their own home.

My Aged Care
1800 200 422

Provides information about respite care services and how to access them.

Holiday Break Accommodation

Ronald McDonald Family Retreat Fiona Lodge
BATEMANS BAY NSW
1300 135 848

Offers free holiday accommodation for one week in fully equipped units on the beach for families of children who are affected by cancer or another life threatening illness.

The OTIS Foundation
03 5444 1184

Provides free accommodation and an opportunity to enjoy a relaxing time of sanctuary in a beautiful country environment for those living with breast cancer. Accommodation is located in Thredbo and country Victoria.

Yurana Cancer Kids Holiday Homes
02 4454 1700

Offers free holiday accommodation for families of children affected by cancer or other serious illness.

Inclusion of a service in the directory does not imply endorsement of the service by Cancer Council ACT.

Updated January 2018