Medical Palliative care
Despite having a population of 23 million, there are only 3 children’s hospices in Australia.
Palliative Care aims to improve the quality of life for patients and their families. Facing the problems associated with a life-limiting illness.
At any given time around 3,700 Queensland families are supporting a child or teenager with a life-limiting condition.
- The patient has symptoms that require specialist assessment/management which is beyond the capacity of the primary care team to manage.
- The patient and/or their family have psychological, social or spiritual needs that require specialist assessment.
- The patient is dying and the primary care team requires additional support and/or advice.
Hummingbird House provides short break stays, family support services, creative therapies, and care at the end of life. It is the only hospice in Queensland for children with life-limiting conditions and their families. There are only three children’s hospices in Australia.
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