Palliative Stroke Care

End-of-life care for severe stroke patients

Palliative stroke care concentrates on alleviating discomfort and improving the quality of life for stroke patients by addressing both physical symptoms and emotional needs. Our specialised care supports patients and their families, helping them navigate the complex challenges associated with acute stroke progression.

Palliative care specialists for strokes

Oxa Care delivers compassionate palliative care for stroke survivors, emphasising a holistic approach that addresses both the physical and emotional challenges associated with stroke progression. 

Our team of healthcare professionals works closely with patients and their families to create individualised care plans. These plans focus on managing symptoms such as pain, mobility limitations, and speech difficulties, ensuring each patient receives the best possible support.

We also integrate advanced care coordination and communication tools to keep all parties informed and involved in the care process. We work with a network of specialists, including neurologists, physiotherapists, and occupational therapists, to deliver a coordinated and seamless care experience. 

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Resident-centred Care

Resident-centred care

We prioritise resident-centred care, delivering a personalised and compassionate approach tailored to each individual's unique needs and preferences. 

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Specialist Care Services

Specialist care services

Our specialist care services offer customised medical support, addressing unique needs with expert care and focused attention.

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Comfortable Rooms

Comfortable, private rooms

Our rooms are 50% larger, on average, than other aged care homes across Melbourne and feature modern amenities.

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Hear from our residents and family members
"What can I say about this place, very beautiful, hotel like residential place. I recently booked one of their dining rooms to celebrate an occasion with my mother, and we had a great time. The room was all equipped to ensure all guests were happy."

Luke Nikoloski

Family member

Why choose us?

Choose Oxa Care for palliative care because of our compassionate approach, prioritising comfort and quality of life for patients with serious illnesses like strokes. Our experienced team provides personalised care plans that address both physical symptoms and emotional support, tailored to each patient’s unique needs. Furthermore, Oxa Care’s commitment to comprehensive care includes family support and bereavement services, ensuring that both patients and their loved ones are cared for during challenging times.

35+ years of experience

With more than 35 years of experience, we offer a wealth of expertise and a solid track record in delivering high-quality, compassionate care. Ensuring the well-being of our residents is our top priority.

On-site medical equipment

Our brand-new facility is equipped with cutting-edge medical technology, featuring advanced lifting, stand-up, and transport machines, wheelchairs, and more, all available on-site.

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Our rooms offer more space at an affordable price

We are proud to provide residents with modern, spacious rooms that are designed to meet their care needs at competitive prices. Our premium rooms are 25.43% larger than the average premium rooms found in residential aged care facilities throughout Melbourne, yet they come with a 16% lower RAD (refundable accommodation deposit). Additionally, we collaborate with families to develop flexible financial plans, ensuring that the needs of their elderly loved ones are fully accommodated.

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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.
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$71,500 once off + $97.80/day

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Frequently asked questions

We’ve answered some questions we receive about palliative care for stroke victims.

When should a stroke patient consider palliative care?

Palliative care should be considered for an elderly stroke patient when managing symptoms and maintaining quality of life become primary concerns. It can be beneficial at any stage of a stroke, whether immediately following the event or during ongoing care, especially if the patient is experiencing significant physical discomfort, emotional distress, or if their family needs additional support in caregiving.

What services does Oxa Care provide for palliative stroke care?

Oxa Care offers a range of services in its palliative stroke care program, including pain and symptom management, nutritional guidance, physical therapy, emotional and psychological support, and spiritual care. Our team tailors these services to each patient's unique needs.

How does Oxa Care support families of stroke patients in palliative care?

Oxa Care supports families of stroke patients by providing comprehensive counselling services, educational resources to help understand stroke and its effects, and assistance in navigating the care landscape. Families receive emotional and psychological support through individual or group therapy sessions and access to support networks, which provide a platform to share experiences and coping strategies. Additionally, Oxa Care helps families in making informed decisions about care plans and future needs.

What are the goals of palliative care for stroke patients?

Palliative care for stroke patients focuses on alleviating pain and other distressing symptoms, enhancing comfort, and improving the overall quality of life. It aims to address not only physical aspects but also emotional, social, and spiritual needs, ensuring that patients and their families receive holistic support. Another key goal is to assist families and caregivers in coping with the challenges of stroke care and decision-making.

Who is part of the palliative care team for stroke patients at Oxa Care?

The palliative care team for stroke patients at Oxa Care includes diverse healthcare professionals dedicated to providing comprehensive care. This team typically consists of palliative care physicians, nurses specialised in stroke care, social workers, physical and occupational therapists, nutritionists, and spiritual care advisors. Each member brings specific expertise to address the needs of stroke patients and their families holistically, working collaboratively to tailor care to individual circumstances.

The importance of palliative care for stroke survivors

Palliative care is crucial for stroke survivors as it focuses on enhancing their quality of life by managing debilitating symptoms such as pain, paralysis, and speech difficulties. This specialised care also supports emotional and psychological well-being, helping survivors and their families cope with the life changes and challenges brought on by a stroke. Additionally, palliative care provides a coordinated approach that involves various healthcare professionals, ensuring comprehensive management that addresses all aspects of a survivor's health and comfort.

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