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Dementia palliative care

Palliative care for dementia patients across 8 Victorian homes

Palliative care is focused on relieving symptoms in life's final phase. Our homes are devoted to providing medical support, community connection and fulfilling spiritual pathways.

We can help individuals with dementia with the best quality palliative care. If you are seeking palliative dementia care, read on to discover how we can help.

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Palliative care

How we approach dementia end of life care

We provide treatment of pain and discomfort through holistic medical treatment focusing on increasing quality of life. The MACG nursing team are fully qualified to deliver 24/7 care which meets every person's physical, emotional and spiritual needs.

End of life dementia care

  • Nursing and medical assistance any time of day or night with staff qualified in dementia care
  • Quick admissions for care as soon as possible
  • Programs for physical, emotional and spiritual well-being
  • Dietitian-approved menu with all meals made onsite
  • Warm, comfortable, secure homes

Comfortable residences to assist residents and their loved ones to find peace

We focus on every resident's wants, needs, spiritual beliefs and life story

The most accomplished nursing staff in Australia

A non-corporate organisation focused on the individual and their wellbeing

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Our MACG homes

When it comes to end of life care, all people deserve the most devoted, professional nursing. The team at MACG are here to help with compassionate, expert palliative dementia care.

Our home is your home

MACG understands how important home. That's why the people who stay with us are encouraged to have their personal belongings with them in their rooms.

  • Committed nursing team 24/7
  • Personalised palliative dementia care
  • Allied health service partnerships
  • Convenient laundry service
  • Onsite meals prepared under dietitian advice
  • Pain management programs

Life quality is our mission

We accomodate differing levels of physical and cognitive ability. Individuals in dementia palliative care can enjoy a range of holistic activities.

  • Visits with pets and animals
  • Massage services for pain management
  • Meditation and deep relaxation programs
  • Sitting Tai Chi
  • Exercises for memory and reminiscence
  • Sensory courses
  • Spiritual, emotional and communal support
  • Music body movement programs
  • Physical activity and physiotherapy

Enriching community bonds

Local charities engage our residents in community activities. It's a lovely way to pass the time, and offers a chance to create new friendships. Our residents can:

  • Create crafts for sale at fundraisers as volunteers
  • Collaborate with charities like Beyond Blue and Cancer Council Australia
  • Join in with programs to help the local community

Discover our homes

With 9 homes throughout Victoria, find a place that's conveniently located for you.

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Frequently asked questions

What is involved in dementia palliative care?

When people are unable to access home palliative dementia care, full time dedicated settings are required. At MACG, our nursing staff are qualified to give holistic treatment targeting body, mind and spirit.

Is dementia the only illness you treat palliatively?

Our qualified nursing staff can nurture individuals through any terminal condition. If you reach out to us, we can provide more guidance on what to do during this difficult time.

What expenses are involved in palliative care?

Palliative care expenses vary depending on:

  • the size of the residence you select
  • the features you decide on
  • the intensity of medical care we provide

We can work together on unique preferences and needs, plus advice on the costs and extent of care.

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Schedule a call with us and get all the information you need.

Call  (03) 9428 2800

Need further information on cancer end of life care?

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