Lower Hume Palliative Care
Part of Seymour Health
Home based palliative care and consultancy including:
- Palliative care assessments
- Consultation and advice;
- Care coordination;
- Symptom support, advice and management;
- Practical support for everyday activities;
- Equipment loans;
- Individual and family emotional support;
- Bereavement care; and
- After hours phone advice from palliative care nurses.
Our team work together with many other health care providers including GP’s, Medical Specialists and our local District Nursing Services in Alexandra, Broadford, Kilmore, Seymour and Yea to provide care and support to people with life limiting, chronic and oncological illness and their family members and carers.
We work with Caritas Christi Hospice (St Vincent’s Health) who provide afterhours phone advice for our clients, their family and carers.
Our team is supported with Secondary Specialist Palliative Care Consultancy by the Goulburn Region Palliative Care Consultancy Service at GV Health, and St Vincent’s Health Melbourne.
Referrals are sent via the online referral form: PalCare
Self-referral is welcome by calling the team to make an enquiry.
Our service covers the Mitchell and Murrindindi Shires and parts of Strathbogie Shire.
Postcodes: 3435, 3444, 3521, 3522, 3523, 3607, 3608, 3658, 3659, 3660, 3662, 3663, 3664, 3666, 3711, 3712, 3713, 3714, 3715, 3717, 3718, 3719, 3723, 3753, 3756, 3757, 3758, 3762, 3763, 3764, 3777, 3778, 3779
Lower Hume Palliative Care Service
Ph: (03) 5735 8070
Postal address: Locked Bag 1, Seymour 3661
Physical address: Community Services Building, Bretonneux Street, Seymour 3660