Volunteer staff working in Mount Druitt Hospital Supportive & Palliative Care Unit

Mount Druitt Hospital Supportive & Palliative Care Unit

Our services

The unit has 16 beds in single and double rooms staffed by a specialist medical, nursing and allied health team, and offers a welcoming friendly atmosphere. It also runs a number of outpatient clinics.

A number of services are offered onsite, including:

  • specialist medical and nursing care
  • occupational therapy
  • oral health
  • volunteers
  • social work
  • physiotherapy
  • pastoral care
  • bereavement
  • counselling.

Associated services

A variety of other services may be accessed via Blacktown and Mount Druitt hospitals or other health and local community providers.

After-hours telephone support

The unit also staffs an after-hours telephone support line for patients in the community (outside of regular community nursing hours).  

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