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Palliative care

Ringwood Private Hospital's Palliative Care Unit (Jamieson) provides specialised care and support in a compassionate and dignified manner for patients and families living with terminal illness.

The benefits of our service include:

  • A holistic approach in meeting the psychological, emotional, social and spiritual needs of each individual and their family
  • Access to a multidisciplinary health care team
  • Means of support for patients and their families in the transition between hospital and home based care
  • Optimises quality of life
  • Symptom management for people dealing with terminal illness.

Our specialist palliative care team consists of:

  • Cancer support coordinator
  • Dietician
  • Grief and bereavement counsellor
  • Medical oncologists and radiation oncologists
  • Physiotherapist
  • Social worker and pastoral care worker
  • Trained nursing staff.

Our team works with patients and families to care for someone living with terminal illness.

For further information please call our Hospital Coordinator 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on 03 8804 4261.

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