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Welcome to Ipswich Hospice Care

Ipswich Hospice is a seven-bed private healthcare facility, providing quality end of life palliative care to terminally ill people, and support for their families in a caring home-like environment.

Hilda’s House is a queenslander house located next to the main Hospice building.  From Hilda’s House Ipswich Hospice provides a number of bereavement support services including one-to-one support, adult and children’s groups and community education.

Ipswich Hospice Care is a registered charitable organisation and proudly community owned and managed.  Services are provided within the Ipswich and West Moreton region in South East Queensland.

OUR MISSION

To assist terminally ill people, their families and bereaved members of the Community by offering quality holistic care.

OUR VISION

To be a leader in Palliative Care and Bereavement Support.

OUR VALUES

Compassion: We anticipate, listen to, empathise with our clients1, their families and each other.

Respect: We will provide care in a manner that respects the individual’s autonomy and their cultural and religious differences.

Communication: We are committed to open and honest communication with our clients, their families and within the organisation.

Teamwork: We are committed to team work. Caring for our clients involves a multidisciplinary team of nursing, medical and allied health staff, volunteers and partners focused on their physical, spiritual, psychosocial and mental well being.

Professionalism: We will provide care that is compassionate, confidential, competent and accountable.

1 The term “clients” throughout this document refers to guests of Hospice and those engaged with other services.

Will you help us continue this work?

Assistance is welcomed in many different ways including donations, payroll deductions, bequests, memberships, sponsorship and volunteering. Please click here for ways you can help or call us on (07) 3812 0063.

Please find the latest version of our twice yearly publication Voices – December Edition by following the link here: Voices December 2015.

The Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights

Ipswich Hospice Care follows the Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights which describes the rights of patients and other people using the Australian health system.  These rights are essential to make sure that, wherever and whenever care is provided, it is of high quality and is safe.  For further information please visit www.safetyandquality.gov.au.