Sunshine Coast Community Hospice Limited
The Sunshine Coast Community Hospice Limited charity has been established to provide hospice support care to all dying people, of any age, in our community free of personal cost.
Our Community Hospice Guest Houses are ordinary houses, located in the community, which have been adapted and equipped to care for the dying. It is a flexible environment with a peaceful environment.
The care and support provided in our guest houses is based on a hospice philosophy of care which addresses people's physical, psychological, social and spiritual issues. The aim of hospice care is to attend to people's physical symptoms and pain and help them find comfort, peace and dignity at the end of life.
Our first Community Hospice Guest House, Katie Rose Cottage, has now opened it's doors to the Sunshine Coast community. Current services include counselling for people diagnosed with a life-limiting illness, and information and counselling for grief and bereavement.
Educational workshops are also available in the areas of loss and grief, spirituality and communication skills.
To provide specialised hospice care in partnership with the community for people of all ages who are dying.
To provide home-like hospice care for people who are dying and their family and friends. This holistic care is based on a team approach, best clinical practice and excellence through continuing research and education.
We are a not-for-profit charity which currently receives minimal government funding. Your interest, involvement and donations in supporting this community-based service is very much appreciated
The Sunshine Coast Community Hospice are now interviewing for Charity Shop volunteers.
If you can commit between 2 and 4 hours per week to work in one of our shops at any of the following locations:
Hospice OP Shop, 46 Aerodrome Road, Maroochydore
The Atrium, 91 Poinciana Street, Tewantin
Katie Rose Boutique, 17 Obi Obi Road, Mapleton
Please contact our office on 07 5479 0881. Men and women of all ages welcome to apply.