Our Model of Care

Our Model of Care

Little Haven’s model of care values the early intervention of palliative care in improving both quality and quantity of life. Our nurses provide genuine 24/7 access to support.

To ensure equity of access all services are provided without fee. Including Symptom Management, Social Support, Respite Volunteers, Equipment Loan, Bereavement Care, Complementary therapies working with your treating Doctor to provide a holistic ....

Community Snapshots

Little Haven Pop Up Shop June 27th to July 15th

From Parachutes to PPE

A generous donation by a Brisbane small business has ensured that our frontline palliative care nurses can continue to care for vulnerable patients throughout the coronavirus crisis.

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Advocacy Timeline

Advocacy Timeline

Full timeline from October 2016 to current of our advocacy for recognition and equitable funding from State and Federal Governments for Gympie's long running and successful Community Based Palliative Care model.

In addition to lobbying for equitable Government funding Little Haven is committed to advocating for the benefits of our model of care for all Qld'ers

National Palliative Care Week

Palliative Care – ‘It’s More Than You Think’

Little Haven Pop Up Shop June 27th to July 15th

To mark the start of National Palliative Care Week 2020 with Little Haven shares “Farewelling Phil“.

A Eulogy, so beautifully written by Phil’s family and shared here with their permission.


It truly was Little Haven’s privilege to support Phil’s loving family to honour his end of life wishes.

Rest in Peace Phil

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Welcome to Little Haven Palliative Care

Little Haven Palliative Care is one of Queensland's leading providers of community based palliative care nursing services for patients with a terminal illness. Little Haven is a not for profit organisation, providing compassionate and professional palliative care and cancer support to people with an incurable illness and their loved ones in the Gympie and surrounding area. Partially funded by QHealth we rely on donations and the generosity of our community to support us in providing a comprehensive range of Palliative Care services and 24/7 support to to all who needs them -  without fee to the patient.

News and Information
Community Based Palliative Care

Community Based Palliative Care

Community Based Palliative Care – Little Haven a working model. I am incredibly nervous about addressing a group of health care professionals with better credentials in palliative care than I, and nervous that my emotions will overcome me. Because currently my mum’s glioblastoma multiforma, diagnosed 14 months ago, is catching up with her and my

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Humankindness

Humankindness

The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy. Standing in someone else’s shoes, feeling with his or her heart, seeing with his or her eyes. So it was this week when the QAS was tasked with the responsibility of transporting our palliative patient from their home of 40 years

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Art Therapy at Little Haven

Art Therapy at Little Haven

Individuals with a palliative diagnosis frequently experience feelings of anxiety, depression, aloneness and physical pain as their conditions progress. For family members and carers, consequent bereavement can be a profound experience, associated with deep grief, anger, and depression. Art therapy has been found to respond to the unique needs of these individuals, promoting well-being, interpersonal

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I feel like I also have a terminal illness – it’s called grief

I feel like I also have a terminal illness – it’s called grief

My name is Leesa Sheridan and I said goodbye to my beautiful husband Steve, in September last year. He was 49 years old. Steve was diagnosed with Melanoma in June 2015, then after surgery we hoped we were clear forever, but a year to the date it came back with avengance, it had spread to

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Support Little Haven by a regular contribution

Support Little Haven by a regular contribution

Little Haven has provided professional and compassionate in home hospice care and support to over 2000 families burdened by illness, death, grief or loss. With no fee for service, funding the ever growing demand for our support requires a constant annual community fund raising effort. We know there are many people who would love to support Little Haven’s

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The Little Haven Market Place – 68A Crescent Rd, Gympie

The Little Haven Market Place – 68A Crescent Rd, Gympie

Massive 2 Day Clearance Sale Starts Today Friday 6th & 7th March!!! Little Haven Market Place’s massive 2 day clearance sale starts today at 8am. Fill a basket for $5 or milk crate for $10. Loads of great bargains and all the money raised stays in our community to help local people dealing with a

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