Goldfields Regional Palliative Care Service
Phone: (08) 9080 5290 or (08) 9080 5293; email firstname.lastname@example.org
Service Provider Category
Counselling/pastoral care, Palliative care in hospital, Palliative care in residential aged care
Type of Service(s) offered
Community support to patients in the home, Consultative service provided to the hospital, Consultative service to Residential Aged Care Facility, Inpatient palliative care beds, Psychosocial support (counselling, pastoral care, bereavement), Social worker
Consultation – Kalgoorlie, Esperance, Leonora & Laverton Hospitals, Community & Residential Care Facilities
Outpatient Clinic – Visiting Palliative Care Specialist & Telehealth
Services Kalgoorlie / Esperance Community – Kalgoorlie / Esperance
Consultancy service and outpatient clinic within public hospitals and health centres across the Goldfields region.
Comprehensive nursing and allied health care in collaboration with the local medical practitioner based on the unique needs of the patients, their carer and family when facing a life limiting prognosis including:
- assistance with care coordination
- symptom assessment and management
- addressing emotional and social concerns
- assistance with clinical decision making
- providing quality care for those approaching the end of life
- providing equipment in consultation with Allied Health bereavement support.
Allied health services
- Access to generalist allied health professionals, including:
Progressive life-limiting disease (malignant or non-malignant) with limited prognosis requiring specialist consultation and/or symptom management and support.
All referrals require the consent of the patient
Completion of Specialist Palliative Care Referral form
Urgent referrals by phone call to Clinical Nurse followed up with completion of Specialist Palliative Care Referral form
Palliative care discharge criteria
Based on discretion of the Palliative Care team and in discussion with the GP, primary team, the patient and their family/carer.
Visiting Palliative Care Physician clinics: Kalgoorlie, Esperance and via Telehealth
- Aboriginal rural health services
- Tjuntjunjarra, Ngaanyatgarra communities & BEGA Health
- Rural Cancer Services
- Kalgoorlie and Esperance
- Rural Renal Services
- Kalgoorlie, Warburton
- ACAT & RAS
Access to: inpatient care at Kalgoorlie Regional Hospital (3 bed unit) providing hands-on care and consultancy.
Access the full service summary from the WA Health website.