Palliative Care

Inpatient Care

Inpatient Palliative Care is available for short term respite or assessment, as well as for extended periods.

The medical and nursing staff are dedicated to meet the changing needs of the patient.  Treatment will be provided in consultation with the patient and their family.  Staff are available to discuss any concerns or wishes at all times.  All medical and nursing services are provided in consultation with and supported by the Lower Hume Palliative Care Team

The hospital has a designated unit, known as "The Goulburn Room", specifically designed and equipped for palliative care patients and their families.  The Goulburn room is fully equipped for the nursing and medical needs of the patient.  It also offers comfortable and private facilities for family and friends to be able to stay overnight or for extended periods.  A kitchenette with its own entrance is available within the unit.