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Palliative Care

Contact Details

Hours: Please see below
Location: Echuca Regional Health

Palliative Care Suite

Echuca Regional Hospital has 2 comfortable, purpose-built suites that Patients with a life limiting condition may be admitted too. For some people coming to a palliative care bed as a patient or to visit a loved one can be a confronting experience physically, spiritually and mentally. Our palliative care beds provide a home-like environment where you and your loved ones can spend valuable time together and maximise your quality of life. Patients can be admitted to a palliative care bed at any stage of their disease for the following reasons; symptom control (like acute pain or shortness of breath), for a period of assessment when the course of illness is unclear or for a more home like environment for end of life care.

In Patient Palliative Care Coordinator

Available Tuesday, Wednesday &  Friday 8.30am -4.30pm

Contact 5485 5912 or palcareclinicalcoordinator@erh.org.au

Available for all ERH admitted patients – Assistance with coordinating care, – Assessment and assistance of complex symptoms, – Family meetings, goals of care discussion, – Discuss transition towards a Palliative Care Bed – Providing emotional and psychological support to patient and families. – Advanced Care Planning – Staff support and education around palliative and End of life care issues – Can assist with referral to other services like Complex Care or Cancer support, Wellbeing and Primary Mental Health Department if referral to community palliative care is not appropriate at time of assessment Referral can be made by Patient flow manager or contacting on 55912 or email palcareclinicalcoordinator@erh.org.au


Departments and Services In Patient Services Palliative Care