Our Model of Care

Our Model of Care

Little Haven’s nurses are on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week giving compassionate community based palliative nursing and living support to achieve the best quality of life for the person with a life-limiting illness and for their family and carers.

Complementary Therapies

Complementary Therapies

Little Haven offers a range of complementary therapies for patients, and patients' families & 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.

Glitz & Glamour – March 11

Glitz & Glamour – March 11

Come and join us for a night of fun, games, glitz & glamour. Tickets now selling! Don't miss the opportunity to book a private Lounge for 8 - 10 guests

Welcome to Little Haven Palliative Care

Little Haven Palliative Care is recognized as one of QLD leading providers of in home palliative care nursing services for patients with a terminal illness. Little Haven Palliative Care is a not for profit, public benevolent institution providing compassionate and professional palliative care and cancer support to people with an incurable illness and their families and friends in the Gympie and surrounding area. Thanks to the generosity of our community we are able to provide a full scope of Palliative Care services and support to to anyone who needs them - all without fee to thepatient.

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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Compassionate Communities

Compassionate Communities

Little Haven is featured on the Community Wall at The Compassionate Communities Symposium currently underway in Sydney. Compassionate Communities is an international movement that aims to support communities to recognise the needs of people who are approaching the end of their lives, and develop initiatives to support them during this important stage of life. I’d

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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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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 and the widening gap between government funding and cost of service delivery requires a constant annual community fund raising effort. Currently

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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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