Palliative care for Huntington’s disease

Comprehensive care for advanced and end-stage Huntington’s

Debilitating as it may be, life with Huntington’s can be made safe, comfortable and joyful. That is the life we offer for all of our Epping aged care home.

How we provide the best care for residents with Huntington’s

Huntington’s disease (HD) can progress rapidly, affecting each individual in a unique way. That’s why specificity and adaptability are the core qualities of our approach to palliative care. 

Every Huntington’s disease palliative resident receives a personalised care plan that offers general holistic therapies as well as unique accommodations to suit their needs. As their Huntington’s progresses and their end-of-life needs evolve, our care will evolve with them.

  • 24/7 care with immediate response times for palliative residents
  • Pain management via medication and physical therapy
  • Emotional, psychological and spiritual support services
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You’re in safe hands

You — or your loved one — is in the safest hands

Huntington’s disease is a rare condition, which can make caring for an affected loved one an anxious and sudden experience. Under our care, your loved one will receive all the care they need. 

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24-hour care

24-hour care

Our registered nurses conduct regular check-ins and are never more than a minute away.

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Mental health care

Mental health care

Our palliative care wellbeing therapies help residents to understand and process advancing Huntington’s disease.

Our palliative care services

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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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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.

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Our specialised cancer care focuses on alleviating pain and enhancing quality of life through tailored treatment plans.

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Hear from our residents and family members
"The staff at OxaCare are wonderful looking after my Mum. She is well looked after and she loves it there. Plenty of activities for her to do which she loves. The staff always keep me updated with Mum which I'm grateful for."

Dorothy McPhan

Family member

Why choose Oxa Care

The stronger the community around an individual living with Huntington’s disease, the better their palliative care. To do what we do to the best of our ability, we work closely with our palliative residents and their families to build a life that suits them. Communication and compassion are the keys to our holistic approach. We’re glad to say that our residents have rewarded our efforts by voting us into the top 1% of residential care providers in Melbourne.

Community is everything

From compassionate and experienced staff to welcoming residents, new residents will feel at home immediately.

Tailored treatment

Our one-on-one counselling and group therapies foster creativity, joy and community, as well as physical health.

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The cost of Huntington’s disease palliative care

At Oxa Care, we do not offer or believe in tiered treatment. Every one of our residents receives our full list of premium inclusions and is set up in a private room with an en-suite. To make payment as accessible as possible, you can divide your fee into an upfront lump sum and an ongoing daily payment. Both will be fully refunded at the end of your loved one’s stay with us.

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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

Please get in contact if you’d like to discuss your questions or concerns about our palliative care for Huntington’s disease.

How do you care for residents with advanced Huntington’s disease?

At its most advanced stage, Huntington’s disease can completely immobilise the afflicted individual. Their cognitive and communicative abilities will also have significantly deteriorated. At this point, our palliative goal is to maximise their comfort however possible. We will administer pain management medication and physical therapy to keep the body healthy and perform all care tasks, including bathing, feeding and cleaning.

Rest assured that we treat our residents with the utmost dignity, respect and compassion.

What other conditions do you treat in palliative care?

Our palliative team are equipped to care for residents living with a number of conditions, including some which may present as comorbidities for those with Huntington’s.

  • Stroke
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Lung disease
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac disease
  • Motor neurone disease
  • Dementia

Let’s detail the end-of-life procedure

It’s a difficult conversation but a necessary one. When you’re ready to have it, we’ll need to discuss the end-of-life requests you or your loved one has. This will be an ongoing conversation that will require regular updates and will need to cover resuscitation requests and pain management preferences.

We will work closely with you to explain every option and possibility so that you can focus on what matters most — your loved ones — and leave the medical details to us.

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