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Little Haven Week 2018

Little Haven Week 2018

Jul 4, 2018

July 15th – July 22nd Each year Little Haven Palliative Care and Cancer Support celebrates our proud service to the Gympie community providing the best model of dignified end of life care for the terminally ill, support for chemotherapy patients and counselling and follow up for the bereaved. 2018 represents 39 years of developing compassionate

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Little Haven VIP Melbourne Cup Lunch

Little Haven VIP Melbourne Cup Lunch

Oct 3, 2016

Get race ready and swept up in Melbourne Cup Fever at The Little Haven VIP Melbourne Cup Luncheon Venue: The Pavilion, Track-side Gympie Race Course, Exhibition Rd, Gympie Your best seat in the house to view JOHN BUCKLEY ELECTRICAL MELBOURNE CUP DAY HARNESS RACING CARNIVAL Time:  11:00am – 3:30pm Last year’s event sold out… so book tickets NOW to avoid disappointment! Bookings

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Little Haven Pop Up Shop Now Open – Condies Arcade Extended to Nov 5th

Little Haven Pop Up Shop Now Open – Condies Arcade Extended to Nov 5th

Oct 3, 2016

Monday October 10th the Little Haven Shop will be livening up Condies Arcade with our Pop Up bargains available across 3 shops! 8.00 am – 4.00 pm Monday to Friday and Sat mornings October 10th – Nov 5th Condies  Arcade, 163 Mary Street Thanks to very generous community donations of quality goods, the shops are bursting at the seams with a

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Little Haven Pop Up Shop Opening Monday 20th July

Little Haven Pop Up Shop Opening Monday 20th July

Oct 27, 2014

Monday 10th July to Saturday 8th Aug 8.00 am – 4.00 pm Location: 123 Mary Street Plants, furniture, craft, books, clothing, crockery, electrical goods, mobility aids, homemade cakes & preserves and everything in between.  If the Little Haven Shop doesn’t have it – it’s not worth having! Everything going out at bargain prices. Don’t miss your opportunity

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Another lovely day at Springtime at Springhalls

Another lovely day at Springtime at Springhalls

Sep 15, 2014

The Springtime Garden Party held biannually is always a lovely way to spend the afternoon but this year was exceptional …. Gorgeous spring day, gardens looking magnificent, large crowd, beautiful hat parade, Delicious sweet treats stalls and a happy and supportive crowd. The Auction of quality craft items and other goodies donated by local businesses was

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Fundraising Round Up

Fundraising Round Up

Aug 6, 2014

After a VERY successful 3 week stint the Little Haven POP UP shop closed last Saturday and the Marketeers can now enjoy a well earned rest. They do an amazing job and we are very lucky to have generous donations come in the door nearly as fast as they go out. Thank you to all involved.

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Heart of Gold Film Festival Oct 8 – 11

Heart of Gold Film Festival Oct 8 – 11

Aug 6, 2014

8-11 October 2015 The Heart of Gold International Short Film Festival Celebrating 24 karat films that will make audiences laugh, cry…and think! Festival Cafe The wonderful team from Palliative Care will once again run the Festival Cafe in 2014. A selection of delicious light meals, cakes and scones, cheese platters and other wonderful snacks plus

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“SPRINGTIME AT SPRINGHALLS” – Saturday 13th September 2014

“SPRINGTIME AT SPRINGHALLS” – Saturday 13th September 2014

Jun 2, 2014

Please join Little Haven Palliative Care at Springtime at Springhalls~ Saturday September 13th 741 Shadbolt Road Cedar Pocket Saturday 13th September 1.30 – 5.30pm A fun afternoon with fantastic music by The Noosa Jazz Factory, finger food, games on the lawn, raffles, fair stalls, auctions and a most fashionable hat competition! Licensed Bar Enjoy the jazz by

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“2014 Gympie Rotary Quilt and Craft Spectacular” – Aug 2nd & 3rd

“2014 Gympie Rotary Quilt and Craft Spectacular” – Aug 2nd & 3rd

Jun 2, 2014

SIMPLY INSPIRATIONAL QUILTS & CRAFT Saturday August 2, 9.30am – 4pm Sunday August 3, 9.30am – 3pm The Rotary Club of Gympie is proud to, once again, present an impressive showcase of contemporary, inspirational and traditional quilts and craft, with some great surprises thrown into the mix. Come along and see if you agree with

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“Little Haven Shed Sale” Saturday Feb 20th from 7am

“Little Haven Shed Sale” Saturday Feb 20th from 7am

Mar 31, 2014

Little Haven Shed Sale This Saturday 20th Feb 7am – 12 midday with Sausage Sizzle 12 Chapple Street Sheds (Opposite Railway Workshops) Furniture Galore Potted plants Clothes Books & Videos Linen, odds, sods and everything in between All goods sold at a very reasonable price. Delivery by negotiated price can be arranged. Donation of goods for the

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Reflection on acceptance of death

Reflection on acceptance of death

Aug 12, 2013

“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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Support Little Haven by a regular contribution

Support Little Haven by a regular contribution

Jul 3, 2013

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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Volunteer Induction Training

Volunteer Induction Training

Feb 13, 2013

The next Volunteer Induction Day will be held on Friday 8th May 2014, from 10am to 3pm. The Induction process aims at  welcoming and familiarising new volunteers to Little Havens mission and values and introduce them to roles within the organisation they may have an interest in helping out with. After completing induction, volunteers should

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What you should know about Palliative Care

What you should know about Palliative Care

Feb 7, 2011

It is quite natural to be afraid about palliative care. It conjures up images of a death sentence and the use of morphine to make patients stuporosed until they die. Palliative care deals with death and is therefore always stuck with this myth and misunderstanding about what it is. Palliative care is not just about

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Being There

Being There

Jul 18, 2010

I offer the following passages to all our carers, be they nurses, doctors, respite volunteers or loving family members who often feel powerless in what they can do for the dying patient. Being Often the most difficult role of a carer or a family member is knowing when to “let go” with someone at the

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I just found out that my disease is incurable. What do I do?

I just found out that my disease is incurable. What do I do?

Jul 8, 2010

Ask yourself what your goals are as you enter into the final phase of life. How can you make yourself the most comfortable? Do you want: to continue on exactly as before, with no thought of what will come? to pursue aggressive care and treatment? to allow nature to take its course? to take complete

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