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Hopewell Hospice Services

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Hopewell Hospice offers "Residential and Respite hospitality in a peaceful home-style environment for those who need compassionate palliative care and holistic symptom management."

Hopewell Hospice is a charitable, non-denominational, dedicated palliative care facility servicing the Gold Coast and surrounding regions

Hopewell Hospice is for people with life-limiting illnesses who require permanent accommodation at the end stage of life or shorter-term respite care.

The hospice may be able to support you and your family members by visiting you in your home. Through our outreach service we can arrange for a nurse to visit you if you think that this might suit your needs better.

Referrals can be made directly to the Hospice - by you, your carer or family, your doctor, specialist or other health professionals.

Innisfail Hospital

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Innisfail Hospital is a QLD Health 49 bed facility that offers palliative care services.
They also offer allied health facilities including physiotherapy, occupational therapy, social work, radiography, pharmacy and speech pathology.

MedTech Mobility Equipment

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Medtech Mobility Equipment has operated in the Darling Downs and surrounding districts for more than 20 years. The family owned business is committed to servicing the Queensland rural and regional communities.

Medtech Mobility Equipment sells, repairs, hires and services a wide range of mobility aids for organizations, and individuals with short, medium and long term disability.

Home Help Aids

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Home Help Aids aims to improve independence and quality of life by providing a wide range of mobility and health equipment for hire or purchase. Delivery to all suburbs with greater Brisbane area.

Rockhampton Hospital

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The Rockhampton Hospital is a QLD Health hospital and is the main referral centre for Central Queensland.

The specialty services available at Rockhampton Hospital include Palliative Care ; a referral may be required from your treating health professional before an appointment can be made.

National Home Doctor Service: 13 SICK

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National Home Doctor Service consists of a network of qualified doctors that provides bulk-billed after hours medical care to patients in their homes and in aged are facilities.

Monday – Friday: 6pm to 8am (call centre opens 4pm)
Saturday: from 12pm (call centre opens 10am)
Sunday & public holidays: 24 hours (call centre open 24 hours)

Centrelink: Carer Allowance

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Information on Centrelink Carer Allowance which is a supplementary payment for carers who provide additional daily care and attention for someone with a disability or medical condition, or who is frail aged.

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Advance Care Planning

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Advance care planning is about formalising your wishes in relation to care at the end of life.
QLD health has developed a step by step approach, information and key documents to assist you understand the advance care planning process.

Cittamani Hospice Service – Cittamani Hospice Service Ltd

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Cittamani Hospice Service is a community based not for profit organisation that provides compassionate and professional palliative care in the Sunshine Coast area, their services are provided free-of-charge and in the client’s home.

The care provided includes:
- Specialist palliative care nursing with 24hour contact
- Loan of equipment
- In-home respite
- Counselling
- Bereavement support
- Spiritual support.

About Pain and Pain Management

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Overview brochure on pain and pain management for patients, families and carers.

Produced by: Palliative Care Australia

This resource is also available in hard copy, please contact 1800 772 273 to order. Available in English, Arabic, Croatian, Dari, Farsi, Greek, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Macedonian, Maltese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian and Spanish.

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What is Palliative Care?

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Overview brochure for patients, families and carers on what is palliative care including what care is available, who provides care, where care can be received and where to find more information.

Produced by: Palliative Care Australia