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Alzheimers Queensland (AQ)

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Alzheimers Queensland provides statewide support, education, information, and direct care services. The Association owns and operates three Aged Care Homes in Brisbane, four Multi Service Centres in Toowoomba, Brisbane and Ipswich and a 24 hour Advice Line.

The Multi Service Centres offer but are not limited to: home based and emergency respite, carer support group meetings, activity programs and young onset dementia services.
The website has fact sheets on Dementia and books, DVDs and journals to borrow from the library.

Contact the 24/7 Advice Line on 1800 639 331 or visit the website.

Anglicare

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Anglicare SQ provides care and support services including end of life care.

The Help at Home service includes home care, home nursing, home modifications and access to transport.

For further information including your local service, please call Anglicare.

Micah Projects Inc

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Micah projects is a community based not for profit organization in Brisbane.

They provide a range of support and advocacy services to individuals and families who need assistance in the areas of: Domestic Violence; Homelessness; Supported housing; Mental health; Families and children; Adults who suffered sexual abuse as children, people placed in out-of-home care as children.

Melanoma Patients Australia (MPA)

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MPA is a support, information and advocacy organisation for anyone impacted by melanoma across Australia including those with melanoma, their family, friends and carers.

Support options include professional telephone counselling, peer linkages and face to face, closed Facebook and telephone support groups. All MPA support services are provided free of charge.

Blue Care Queensland

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Blue Care provides aged care living, help at home and respite.

Blue Care can provide palliative care services to community clients and residents of aged care facilities including bereavement support.

For more information contact Blue Care by phone or visit website.

Footprints

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An organization that provides support for people with disabilities, older people, their carers and families, people with mental health issues, and people who are experiencing social and financial disadvantage and those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Centre based programs are available for people residing throughout North Brisbane as well as home-based services for older persons within inner Northern and Southern Brisbane.

Cittamani Hospice Service

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The staff and volunteers of Cittamani support people at the end of life.
The care offered is tailored to each client’s needs and is provided free of charge:
Specialist palliative care nursing with 24hour contact
Loan of equipment
In-home respite
Counselling
Bereavement support
Spiritual support
The perimeter of the area covered by the Cittamani Team is:
South: Caloundra to Landsborough
West: Blackall Range from Montville to Flaxton

Ozcare

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Ozcare is a statewide service that can work with your GP or Specialist Palliative Care Service to provide palliative care for Queenslanders over the age of 18 .

Services include palliative nursing at home or at an aged care facility. Can also provide respite care at home, in a day respite centre or in an aged care facility. Other home services include personal care, domestic assistance and specialist dementia services.

Call for both urgent and non-urgent access. See the website for details about services available in your area.

Mackay Hospital and Health Service Palliative Care

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Mackay Hospital and Health Services Palliative Care offers care and support in Emergency, In-home and Hospital settings along with Palliative Care information and education for patient, carer and family members.

A referral from a GP or other doctor is needed to access the service.

In an emergency the patient can attend the hospital Emergency Department to receive appropriate care and referral.

National Carer Counselling Program

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The National Carer Counselling Program is funded by the Australian Government and provides short term counselling services specifically for carers.

Counselling can assist carers with coping and adjustment skills, grief and loss issues, practical problem-solving techniques, emotional support as well as health and wellbeing skills.

Counselling is delivered Australia wide by qualified counsellors. To make an appointment call during business hours.

Hilda’s House

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Located beside Ipswich Hospice, Hilda’s House provides practical, emotional and spiritual support to people who are facing the end of their life, their loved ones and for people who are bereaved.

The Wesley Palliative Care Unit

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The Wesley’s palliative care unit has 17 beds, and provides a multidisciplinary service, with medical specialists and registrars, experienced palliative nursing staff, dieticians, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, nurse counsellors and chaplains.

Metro North Palliative Care Service (Redcliffe)

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Metro North Palliative Care Service provides inpatient and outpatient care to clients in the northern suburbs of Brisbane.

The Redcliffe team provides service north to Kilcoy. Care is provided at Redcliffe Hospital with regular clinics at Caboolture and Kilcoy.

Wynnum Hospital

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Wynnum Health Service is a 21 bed, subacute facility located in Whites Road, Lota. It has 15 general medical and rehabilitation beds in addition to six dedicated palliative care beds.

Dove Cottage – Caloundra Hospital

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Dove Cottage is a purpose built 10 bed in-patient Palliative Care Unit on the Caloundra Hospital campus.

Referral by health professional via Sunshine Coast District Palliative Care Outreach Service. Phone: 07 5470 5333

Visits to the unit by potential patients and family welcome.

Karuna

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Karuna offers a unique in-home and community based palliative care service to people of all ages from little children to our most senior citizens. Karuna’s Home & Community Palliative Care is a no-fee service accessible throughout Brisbane’s Northern suburbs, Caboolture and Redcliffe.

Hummingbird House

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Hummingbird House is an organisation dedicated to provide world-class respite and end of life care for life-limited children and their families, and to help them discover moments and create memories to last a lifetime.

Suicide Call Back Service

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The Suicide Call Back Service is a 24-hour 7-day-a-week, nationwide service that provides telephone and online counselling to people 15 years and over who are suicidal, caring for someone who is suicidal, bereaved by suicide and health professionals supporting people affected by suicide.

On the Line

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On the Line provides remote support services ranging from telephone helplines to call back services, video counselling, moderated forums and real-time online counselling. These remote modalities are proven to increase uptake and engagement, offering anonymity, immediacy and 24-hour availability.

Lifeline

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Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour a day, 7 days a week phone crisis support and suicide prevention services.