Our Model of Care

Our Model of Care

Little Haven’s nurses are on call 24/7 providing compassionate community based palliative care and living support to achieve the best quality of life for the person with a life-limiting illness and 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.

Advocacy Timeline

Advocacy Timeline

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

Gratitude Walk 2018

Gratitude Walk and run 2017

Registrations now open!

The Gratitude Walk is an important part of Little Haven Week. Please join us in remembering and giving thanks for all those who have left us with an imprint on our hearts this year.

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
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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January 2018 Haven Happenings

January 2018 Haven Happenings

Happy New Year to all our Volunteers, Patients, Carers, Staff and families. The latest Little Haven Newsletter is out now. My new years resolution is to publish newsletters more regularly again! To put that into perspective I also resolved to avoid eating the many sweet treats we get here from grateful families – 4 hours

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Meet our Nurses

Meet our Nurses

Yesterday it was so lovely to see Kelly (our energizer bunny) with our newest member of staff Gary, heading out the door to begin their patient visits, both looking so bright and colourful.  I had to take a picture to share with you all. What a pleasure to have Gary join our team, having experienced

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Minister Dick – Our Service deserves better funding

Minister Dick – Our Service deserves better funding

Gympie has a model of palliative care that ticks all the boxes – early access to palliative care, true 24/7 access to professional nursing care and support, a model that values the pivotal role our local Doctors play in the initial diagnosis, treatment and ongoing care of their patients with a  terminal illness and access

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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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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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