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Palliative Care

Contact Details

Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm Monday to Friday
Location: 1st Floor Lumeah Building, Leichardt St
Phone: 03 5485 5230 - Palliative Care Nurse 03 5485 5231 - Unit Manger
Fax: 03 5485 5238

Services

Community Palliative Care provides specialist palliative care nursing support and education to clients, family and carers in their homes. Echuca Regional Health provides a multidisciplinary approach to holistic care for people with life-limiting conditions. Our multidisciplinary team comprises Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Nursing and others as needed.

The Palliative Care Nurse Specialist will: –

  • Assess your condition and discuss your needs to develop a plan of care with you and your family.
  • Advise on managing symptoms of the illness.
  • Assist with the hire of aids and equipment that may improve the care for a client at home.

Care is given in conjunction with General Practitioners and Specialists, Community Nursing and other support services.

The Palliative Care service provides support and advice to other care agencies within the Shire of Campaspe

Referrals

The Community Palliative Care Service accepts referrals from General Practitioners, Primary Care Centers, Echuca Regional Health any other hospital. Referrals from community members or self are also accepted

Referrals using SCTT template are accepted via fax, post or e-referral using the Connecting Care website.

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Departments and Services Community Palliative Care