The Toowoomba Hospice is dedicated to providing optimal and client directed care during your stay.
Your general practitioner or nominated general practitioner will visit you regularly while you are a client with us. As well as your GP the Hospice care team also involves:
* Registered Nurses
* Clinical Nurse
* Personal Care Assistants (PCA's)
* A comprehensive management team
* Pastoral care team
* Allied Health can be arranged on a case by case basis
As well as the clinical team the following services and facilities are available:
Laundry: If families are unable to attend to the client’s personal laundry, the Hospice will wash personal clothing for the client, provided it is clearly marked.
Meals: All meals are provided for clients. Families and visitors can access tea and coffee facilities in the clients rooms.
Grief counselling: ongoing bereavement support can be arranged by the Pastoral Care team.
Complementary therapies: Offered by trained practitioners, such as Oncology Massage, Aromatherapy, Hair Care and Therapy Dogs can be arranged dependent on availability.
Allied Health: including podiatry needs, can be arranged however may incur additional costs. The RN will provide further information if required.
Reflection Room: This is a purpose built quiet room for clients and their loved ones and is available for reflection or prayer.
BBQ Facility: The Hospice has a beautiful recently built BBQ area available for use by clients and their visitors through negotiation with the RN.
Day Leave: Clients may leave the Hospice during the day after approval has been given by their Medical Practitioner. Arrangements should be made with the nursing staff.
Pets: We welcome your pets at the Hospice however as a courtesy to other clients, they must be controlled within the client’s room. Pets can be taken into the garden (on a leash) and staff are available to supply water bowls and plastic bags for waste if necessary.
Please be aware smoking is not permitted anywhere on the premises