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Gandarra Palliative Care Unit

Gandarra Palliative Care Unit is a nine bed inpatient palliative care facility providing end stage care and symptom management for patients and their families who are suffering from a terminal illness.

Gandarra Palliative Care Unit provides comprehensive care to patients and families through patient focused multidisciplinary care.

Our multidisciplinary team comprises of medical, nursing, pastoral and volunteer support and allied health professionals such as occupational therapy, dietetics and social workers.

Patients and families are encouraged to actively participate in all aspects of care and planning.

The environment allows patients and families to maintain as much as possible their normal routine within a specialised setting.

Gandarra Palliative Care Unit is not a long term care facility. An information video is available on request.

Outpatient / referral Information

Admission is facilitated through referral from a general practitioner, specialist or community palliative care program.

Direct enquiries are welcome from families and friends who are responsible for patient care in the home.

Prior to admission a visit to Gandarra can be made by appointment so that patients and families can familiarise themselves with the staff and facilities.

Contact details

Telephone: (03) 5320 3895
Facsimile: (03) 5320 3763

Address / Building Location

Ballarat Health Services (Queen Elizabeth Centre site)
102 Ascot Street Sth

Hours of service

24 hour inpatient care.