Aged Palliative Cancer Care

Palliative care services for cancer in our aged care home

At Oxa Care, we provide palliative care services tailored for residents undergoing cancer treatments. Our approach ensures compassionate support and enhanced quality of life, offering access to comprehensive palliative care during their cancer journey.

Cancer treatment and aged palliative care

At Oxa Care, our approach to cancer treatment in aged palliative care is comprehensive and suitable for those facing advanced cancer. Residents diagnosed with this life-limiting illness can benefit from palliative cancer treatments tailored to their specific needs. Our dedicated team, informed by National Cancer Institute guidelines, ensures individualised care, incorporating therapies like radiation therapy or, in some circumstances, hospice care.

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Comfortable Rooms

Comfortable rooms

At Oxa Care, our residents enjoy comfortable and spacious rooms designed to provide a warm living environment during their cancer journey.

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Health Professionals

Health professionals

Our dedicated health professionals work with a palliative care specialist, ensuring expert care for residents facing advanced illness or life-limiting conditions.

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Medical Equipment

On-site medical equipment

Our on-site medical equipment, including state-of-the-art mobility aids, ensures prompt and optimal care for our residents.

Other palliative care services we provide

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From emergency planning to rapid palliative care, we’re here to help.

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Palliative stroke care concentrates on alleviating discomfort and improving the quality of life for patients

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Our palliative services are tailored to support residents suffering from symptoms of Parkinson's disease.

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Our palliative care will help residents suffering from cardiac disease enhance their quality of life.

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Trust in our palliative care services that offer full support to Huntington's disease patients.

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Our facility provides 24hr care and comfort for motor neurone disease residents.

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We provide comfort and support for residents in palliative care with lung disease.

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Our palliative services provide comprehensive support for residents suffering from dementia.

Why trust our palliative care team?

Our specialist palliative care unit operates on a compassionate and expert approach to end-of-life care. Trusting our team means relying on professionals with experience in providing comfort and support during this difficult time. With a focus on individualised care, our team in is committed to maintaining the quality of life for residents and their families.

Quality of life

At Oxa Care, our unwavering commitment to resident well-being and individualised care contributes to an exceptional quality of life, fostering a supportive and enriching environment for our residents.

Tight-knit community

Our close community promotes a sense of belonging, where residents form meaningful connections and support one another, creating a warm and inclusive living environment.

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Excellent care at affordable prices

At Oxa Care, we prioritise transparency in our aged care home pricing, catering to diverse financial needs. With rooms that are 50% larger on average, we provide exceptional quality at a lower daily price and comparable RAD, ensuring the best value for money. Our flexible pricing options, including government subsidies, aim to assist families in effectively managing the associated costs.

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Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD)
The RAD is a one-off, government-guaranteed, fully refundable lump sum.
Daily accommodation payment (DAP)
The DAP is a non-refundable accommodation payment that is paid daily.
Combination Payment
This is an apportioned combination of the RAD and DAP payments that can be adapted to suit your financial situation. A partial lump sum payment is provided and a daily fee is charged on the outstanding amount. Drag the slider to change the contribution.
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$71,500 once off + $97.80/day

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Frequently asked questions

We’ve answered some of the more frequently asked questions we receive about our palliative cancer care services.

Is palliative care only for cancer patients?

No, palliative care extends beyond cancer patients. While it is commonly associated with cancer, it is a holistic approach designed to support individuals facing serious illnesses, such as heart failure, respiratory conditions, or neurodegenerative diseases. At Oxa Care, our palliative care services are inclusive, catering to the diverse needs of individuals experiencing life-limiting illnesses.

Can family members actively participate in palliative care?

Absolutely. We believe family involvement is crucial in palliative care. At Oxa Care, we encourage and facilitate active participation by providing open communication channels, family meetings, and emotional support. This collaborative approach ensures that residents receive professional care and the love and support of their families.

How do we support emotional well-being during palliative cancer care?

Supporting emotional well-being is a fundamental aspect of our palliative cancer care. Our dedicated team, including mental health professionals, is committed to providing compassionate and empathetic support. We offer counselling services, support groups, and activities tailored to uplift spirits and nurture a positive emotional environment.

How long does palliative care for cancer typically last?

Palliative care for cancer varies based on individual circumstances. Some individuals receive palliative care for weeks to months, while others may benefit from it over a more extended period. The duration is tailored to the unique needs and progression of the individual's illness. Our goal is to provide continuous support, ensure comfort, and improve the quality of life throughout their journey.

Can residents continue with existing medical treatments during palliative care at Oxa Care?

Certainly. Our integrative palliative care approach allows residents to continue with existing medical treatments when deemed appropriate. Our goal is to relieve symptoms and enhance overall comfort while working collaboratively with residents' existing healthcare plans to ensure continuity of care.

What palliative care for cancer looks like at Oxa Care

At Oxa Care, palliative care for cancer is a holistic approach tailored to meet individual needs, providing support throughout the journey. Our dedicated team collaborates closely with residents and their families to create a comprehensive and compassionate care plan. We believe residents should be able to access palliative care that relieves symptoms and enhances their overall quality of life during this challenging journey. 

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