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Central Queensland’s first hospice is open

Hospice care is about much more than bricks and mortar, it’s about caring for our community for generations to come.

At Fitzroy Community Hospice, onsite care is provided in a purpose-built, peaceful, home-like facility with private quite spaces, tranquil gardens and picturesque westerly views.

Support services are available for patients, families and carers, including social and emotional support, pastoral care, and cultural support.

Care is provided at no charge to our community, and is available to people over the age of 18 with an advanced life-limiting condition, not just those with cancer.

Fitzroy Community Hospice is creating partnerships with existing specialist and community-based palliative care services and we seek to continually improve integration and coordination of patient care.

We are in a huge transition phase from getting ready to open, to actually opening our doors to patients and we are working through and refining our referral process with local stakeholders. We will publish our referral process, admission criteria and other vital information here as soon as we possibly can. Please continue checking back for information, or get in touch with us directly.

Fitzroy Community Hospice provides

  • An alternative to hospital or home-based palliative care, at no charge.
  • A purpose built state of the art, 12 bed facility with a warm, home-like atmosphere for patients and families.
  • A place where families are welcomed and encouraged to stay.
  • Palliative care nurses and specialised staff providing 24/7 care.
  • Family and caregiver support and respite services.
  • Comprehensive care addressing physical, cultural, emotional and spiritual care needs.

  • Grief and bereavement support for families and caregivers

Care provided at no charge to our community

Family togetherness – large lounge areas, private quiet spaces and garden seating

Caregiver support and assistance to navigate complex health systems

+50 volunteers and 14 FTE staff

Respite care and large patient rooms with space for loved ones to stay

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