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The Hume Region Palliative Care Consortium (HRPCC) comprises of representation from seven organisations funded by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to provide specialist palliative care services in the Hume Region.

The primary role of the consortium is to provide leadership and direction for Palliative Care in the region guided by the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services, Victoria’s end of life and palliative care framework.

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Advance Care Planning

Making decisions about your future health and personal care is called advance care planning. Everyone should consider advance care planning, regardless of their age or health. But, it is particularly important for people who have ongoing health problems.

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Chris Thorne (Aboriginal Community Support Worker – Koolin Balit) talks about his recent experience where advance care planning would have been of very real benefit.

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Palliative Care Services

Referral to a palliative care service in the Hume Region can be made by contacting your local palliative care service.

or in Victoria at Palliative Care Victoria