Our team of staff and volunteers offer comprehensive support for the physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs of the individual. By taking hospice care into the home, Little Haven supports people to remain in their own environment and maintain their preferred lifestyle as much as possible, maximising quality of life.
We find that, given the choice, many people who are facing the end life choose to remain at home in their own familiar environment with the company and support of family and friends. Our service aims to make this a possibility by providing a range of support and assistance to the individual and their carers and by providing information to help clients understand their options and manage at home if they wish.
Little Haven Provides:
- Practical and emotional support following diagnosis of a life limiting illness
- Home visits by a specialist palliative care team
- Palliative care nurses on call 24 hours every day
- Management of pain and symptoms in consultation with your family Doctor and the District’s Specialist Palliative Care Consultants
- Free loan of home nursing equipment
- Carer Education
- Complimentary Therapies
- Companionship and family support by trained volunteers
- Emotional and spiritual support
- Bereavement support program
- Community education related to death and dying and loss and grief
- Education for health care professionals
The service is available in the Gympie area and surrounds bounded by Kilkivan and Tairo in the North and Tin Can Bay and Rainbow Beach in the East, Mary Valley in the West and Boreen Point and Pomona in the South. This equates to an approx. 3000 sq km area.
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