Palliative Care

Palliative Care improves the quality of life of patients facing life threatening illness and their families. Boort District Health supports the quality of life by providing pain and symptom relief, spiritual; and psychosocial support from the diagnosis to the end of life and bereavement.

Palliative care is for people of all ages with life limiting illnesses and their families.

BDH supports patients, their families and carers by providing a high quality service which co-ordinates care and support that is responsive to a patients needs needs. We respect the individual wishes of the patient.

BDH provides palliative care at home through the district nursing service, and if necessary, in a purpose built area in the hospital. BDH works closely with Bendigo health Palliative care outreach service to provide a specialist yet holistic service.

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