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Nursing HQ

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Nursing HQ HomeCare is a division of Nursing HQ Pty Ltd which is a privately owned and operated Queensland company

Nursing HQ Home Care operates under private (user pays) arrangements and fee-for-service contracts to deliver home and residential-based support, care and coordination services

Fee-for-Service provides additional care and social support to people who are willing to pay for these services. Services may include home or personal care, escort to appointments, or companionship for activities such as going for a walk or out for a coffee.

These services are fully flexible and can therefore be provided upon request as a one-off or on a regular basis, seven days a week. The cost of a service is determined by the hourly rate. For further information or to arrange a service.

Also provides health services navigation and care coordination including residential aged care placement.

Refer to website for further information or contact.

Mater Hospital Mackay – St Catherine’s Palliative Care Unit

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The Palliative Care nursing team offer care and comfort for those patients suffering from a terminal illness. The nine-bed unit has access to a landscaped courtyard and has its own lounge and kitchen area, making it a relaxed and comfortable place for patients and their families.

They offer support for the relief of pain and symptoms associated with advanced illness and provide support for the emotional and spiritual needs of patients and their families.

Contact the service for details on referral processes.

Metro South Palliative Care Services

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The Metro South Palliative Care Service (MSPCS) provides a specialist palliative care service including in hospital, at home and in aged care facilities.

Area of service includes Brisbane suburbs south of the river (excluding the suburbs surrounding St. Vincent's Hospital-Kangaroo Point), Logan City and Beaudesert, Bayside suburbs of Redland City south of Cleveland (including the Bay Islands)

For further information, including referral instructions, 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.

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.

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.

Home Instead Senior Care

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Home Instead Senior Care is a provider of in-home care for older people that operates in various locations across Queensland.

Services include but are not limited to: Assistance with personal care, light household duties, meal preparation, medication reminders, respite for caregivers, transport to appointments, shopping and social outings.

For local service information see the website or contact Home Instead by phone.

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.

Paediatric Palliative Care Service – Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital

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This is a statewide service that provides inpatient care at Lady Cilento Children's Hospital, home care statewide, and also support to other hospitals in Queensland by telehealth.

Referral information available on linked website, or call the toll free number (24 hours): For health professionals and parents / families 1800 249 648

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.

Princess Alexandra Hospital

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The Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH) is part of QLD health ( Metro South hospital and health service) a tertiary level hospital, providing care in all major adult specialties, including Palliative Care.

Dysart Hospital

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Dysart Hospital has a nine-bed acute ward and one high dependency/emergency room.