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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 ACT 2600
02 6264 7300

Provides a supportive palliative care service for people with life threatening illnesses who no longer respond to curative therapy.

Covenant Care Day Hospice
Covenant Care@Holy Covenant
89 Dexter St
JAMISON ACT 2614
6251 6100

Covenant Care@Holy Trinity
3 Strangways Street
CURTIN ACT 2605
0421 240 286

Provides a free, non-denominational day hospice service for older people living at home with a terminal illness.

Home Based Palliative Care
Clare Holland House
5 Menindee Drive
BARTON ACT 2600
02 6264 7300

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
Clare Holland House
5 Menindee Drive
BARTON ACT 2600
02 6273 9606

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

Palliative Care Service
Canberra Region Cancer Centre
Canberra Hospital
Yamba Drive
GARRAN ACT 2605
02 6174 8444

Calvary Public Hospital
Cnr Belconnen Way and Haydon Drive
BRUCE ACT 2617
2 6201 6111

Provides palliative care to patients of Canberra Hospital and Calvary Public Hospital.

Queanbeyan Palliative Care
Queanbeyan Community Health Centre
Queanbeyan District Hospital
Cnr Erin and Collett Sts
QUEANBEYAN NSW 2620
02 6298 9233

Supports terminally ill clients, their families and carers at home and in hospital. Bereavement and other counselling is also available.

Respite Services

Community Services
Most community services in the ACT provide centre based respite care. Call your local service for more information.

Belconnen Community Service 
02 6264 0200
Gungahlin - Communities@Work
02 6126 9090
Northside Community Service 
02 6257 2255
Southside Community Services
02 6126 4700
Tuggeranong - Communities@Work
02 6126 9090
Weston Creek - Communities@Work 
02 6126 9090
Woden Community Service 
02 6282 2644

Queanbeyan - Home Care NSW 02 6122 3625 or 6122 3640

Carers ACT
Main Office
58 Beaurepaire Crescent
HOLT ACT 2615
02 6296 9900
1800 242 636

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

Covenant Care Day Hospice
Covenant Care@Holy Covenant
89 Dexter St
JAMISON ACT 2614
6251 6100

Covenant Care@Holy Trinity
3 Strangways Street
CURTIN ACT 2605
0421 240 286

Provides a free, non-denominational day hospice service for older people living at home with a terminal illness.

Duo Services Australia
The Blaxland Centre
25 Blaxland Crescent
GRIFFITH ACT 2603
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.

Kincare Community Services ACT
Suite 1, 17 Napier Close
DEAKIN WEST ACT 2600
1300 733 510

Provides private and government subsidised respite care.

Holiday Break Accommodation

Ronald McDonald Family Retreat Fiona Lodge
PO Box 592
BATEMANS BAY NSW 2536
1300 135 848

Offers one weeks free holiday accommodation in fully equipped units on the beach for families of which one member is 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.

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

Updated August 2016