Palliative Care

Palliative Care: Contact us

Address: McKellar Centre, 45-95 Ballarat Road, North GeelongHours of operation: 8.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to FridayPhone number: 03 4215 5700Fax: 03 4215 6390...

Palliative Care: Frequently asked questions

Palliative Care What is Palliative Care?Where is Palliative Care provided?When does Palliative Care begin?What is Advance Care Planning (ACP)?What are end-of-life care pathways?What is the Liverpool Care Pathway (LCP)? Barwon Health Palliative Care Service What services does Barwon Health Palli...

Palliative Care: Healthcare professionals

Specialist Palliative Care Specialist palliative care services are provided by an interdisciplinary team of specialist palliative care professionals whose substantive work is with patients who have a life threatening condition.Specialist palliative care services are provided in care settings incl...

Palliative Care: Patients and carers

Symptom management Pain and other symptoms can cause distress during a life-threatening illness. Breathing problems, stomach upset and loss of appetite, insomnia, delirium, and even itching can all be addressed by the palliative care team. If you have any concerns or require any further informati...

Palliative Care: Referrals

Referrals to the Community Program, Palliative Care Unit, and Outpatient clinics including Cachexia, Psychology and Accredited Mental Health Social Work services, Grief & Bereavement support from General Practitioners and Medical Specialist in the Barwon South Western Region can be made via a ...

Palliative Care: Telehealth

Palliative Care video-consultation Telehealth aims to make it easier for Australians who have difficulty getting to a specialist, or who live in rural and remote areas. By using electronic and telecommunications technologies, telehealth enables patients to consult with health-care professionals wi...

Palliative Care: Volunteers

What is a Palliative Care volunteer? A palliative care volunteer is a vital, active and happy man or woman who has chosen to give time to assist the clients of palliative care services. Clients include patients, carers, and the patient’s family. Volunteers do what they do because they want to b...

Traditional Owners

We, Barwon Health, acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land, the Wadawurrung people of the Kulin Nation. We pay our respects to the Elders both past and present.