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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

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.

Home Based Palliative Care
Clare Holland House
5 Menindee Drive
BARTON
02 6273 0336

Provides a supportive nursing service to people and their carers who have a life threatening illness and are no longer responding to curative treatment. The specific aims of the program are to enable patients to be cared for in the home as long as they wish, to provide regular and skilled nursing care in the home, to relieve distressing symptoms as much as possible and to provide bereavement support to the family.

Palliative Care ACT
5 Flemington Road
LYNEHAM
02 6255 5771

This is a representative body for palliative care in the ACT. It also provides a volunteer program for palliative care patients, families and carers.

Queanbeyan Palliative Care
Queanbeyan Community Health Centre
Queanbeyan District Hospital
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 6287 2870

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 August 2017