Palliative Care

Hawkesbury Living has been caring for the elderly of the Hawkesbury for over 30 years. It is our commitment to provide comfort and dignity to those reaching the end of their lives. We respect and support all individual spiritual needs and can also provide pastoral care support.

• 24 hour Registered Nurse on site
• Registered Nurses and Clinical Care Manager with extensive training in oncology
and pain management
• Registered Nurses with specialist training in managing challenging behaviours
• Provision of sub-acute facilities e.g. IV antibiotics, cannulation instead of transfer to
hospital for these treatments
• State of the art nurse call monitoring system in every room
• Palliative care bundle - massage, aromatherapy, music

Access to specialist services:

• Health: dementia support services, geriatricians, palliative care specialist, specialist
mental health services who can provide training and support to staff for individual
• Allied health: physiotherapist, optometrist, podiatrist, speech pathologist, dietitian,
dentist, audiologist
• Virtual Aged Care Services Nepean Hospital (avoids waiting in Emergency
• Aged Care Consultant
• Family counselling services