Our Model of Care

Our Model of Care

Little Haven’s nurses are on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week giving professional palliative nursing and guidance to carers. All our care is provided in the home and is given completely free of charge.

Complementary Therapies

Complementary Therapies

Little Haven offers a range of complementary therapies for our patients, and our patients' families and carers. Including bush flower essence, massage, relaxation, meditation, reiki, bowen, and art therapy.

Support Groups

Support Groups

Little Haven holds regular informal palliative care and bereavement support groups where clients can share their personal experiences and offer one another emotional comfort and moral support.

TICKETS Springtime @ Springhalls

TICKETS Springtime @ Springhalls

A step back in time to a more refined era with pimms, games on the lawn, high tea, live music, fashion, market stall shopping, raffles, goodie box (included in ticket prize) , auctions and a most fashionable hat competition!

News and Information
Springtime at Springhalls September 10th 2016

Springtime at Springhalls September 10th 2016

741 Shadbolt Road Cedar Pocket Saturday 10th September 2016 1.30 – 5.30pm Springtime at Springhalls is a step back in time to a more refined era with pimms, games on the lawn, high tea, live music, fashion, market stall shopping, raffles, goodie box, auctions and a most fashionable hat competition!  

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Are You Interested In Becoming A Little Haven Volunteer ?

Are You Interested In Becoming A Little Haven Volunteer ?

New Volunteer Training Wednesday 24th August 2016 – Apply Now! Little Haven has a dedicated band of over 100 volunteers who work across a wide range of areas: patient support, assisting in the chemotherapy unit, cleaning & maintenance, office support and playing an essential role in raising much needed funds. Little Haven volunteers are specifically trained

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The Peaceful Garden

The Peaceful Garden

The Peaceful Garden – A Bereavement Support Project With our ‘earth mother’ Sally taking over the bereavement support reins in 2014 it was suggested she might like to consider a bereavement garden project for everyone to enjoy. In the blink of an eye with the support of Leuwin and Qld Health giving us the green light, Sally

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Little Haven’s 2015 Business Managers Report

Little Haven’s 2015 Business Managers Report

“A Tree stands strong not by its fruit or branches, but by the depth of its roots” Anthony Liccione Business Managers Report  2014/2015 As I sit trying to write this Report, having recently been told the devastating news my mum has an aggressive brain tumour I’m just a daughter terrified for what lies ahead for

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Little Haven Common Concerns

Little Haven Common Concerns

We have no shortage of names for it, but when faced with death we are often lost for words. Our superstitions and fears about dying, and the discomfort we feel, affect our approach and experiences of the end of life.

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Support Little Haven by a regular contribution

Support Little Haven by a regular contribution

 Little Haven has provided, free of charge, professional and compassionate in home hospice care and support to over 1800 families burdened by  illness, death or loss. Funding the ever growing demand for our services and the widening gap between government funding and actual cost requires a constant annual community fund raising effort. Currently Little Haven needs to

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Value of Early Intervention of Palliative Care Services Being Recognised

Value of Early Intervention of Palliative Care Services Being Recognised

From the New England Journal of Medicine…… The demand for palliative care specialists is growing rapidly, since timely palliative care consultations have been shown to improve the quality of care, reduce overall costs, and sometimes even increase longevity. The field grew out of a hospice tradition in which palliative treatment was delivered only at the

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Reflection on acceptance of death

Reflection on acceptance of death

“How would we live our lives if we were fully aware that we are mortal. What if we realised that we were going to die sooner than we think. What if we accepted it ….” In this wonderful 5 min video from ehospice  Dr. Alejandro Jadad speaks about Acceptance http://vimeo.com/58946248

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Telling One’s Story Brings a Sense of Completion for The Dying

Telling One’s Story Brings a Sense of Completion for The Dying

Palliative Care Australia has just published a great article about Palliative Care Biography Services here . This is a wonderful article beautifully written by one of their Biography Volunteers. Little Haven  has also been offering this service to our patients for the past couple of years with some really heart warming responses to it.  Our volunteer Graeme Chisolm

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