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Lung disease palliative care

Qualified palliative care for lung cancer and other lung diseases

Palliative care, also known as end of life care, is about alleviating a person's suffering. At MACG, we do that by providing medical care, but also creating a homely environment in which people can be socially and spiritually fulfilled.

Our homes at MACG can provide palliative approach for people with lung cancer, and also people who have other respiratory diseases. If you're looking for palliative care for lung cancer, read on to find out more about what we can offer.

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Palliative care

Our approach to end of life care for lung cancer

Our team of qualified nurses can provide 24/7 care, and ensure that pain and discomfort are treated as effectively as possible with the right medical help.

When it comes to end of life care, for lung cancer or and other conditions, our team has the right resources and expertise. We focus on holistic treatment, and improve quality of life with warm, personable care that focuses on physical, emotional, and spiritual needs.

End of life lung cancer care

  • A great team of registered nurses providing around the clock care
  • Quick admission process, so we can start providing care sooner
  • Emotional, physical, and spiritual wellbeing programs
  • All meals are cooked to a dietitian approved menu, on site
  • Comfortable, secure, and welcoming homes

Deliberately small homes to increase a sense of community

Activities designed to engage and fulfill

Registered nurses to provide medical care at all hours

Friendly staff and a warm new home

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What it's like at an MACG home

To provide the best care and comfort, palliative treatment for lung cancer should be undertaken by a qualified team of professionals. At an MACG home, you'll get the help you need.

Making you feel at home

Our homes are special places. We limit the number of beds to ensure everybody gets the best care possible, and residents can bring in their personal belongings to settle in.

  • Qualified staff providing 24 hour care
  • Tailored assistance for lung disease palliative care
  • Access to allied health services
  • Laundry service, like in a hotel
  • Meals cooked on-site to a dietitian-approved menu
  • Pain management programs

The best quality of life

We can provide many different lifestyle activities to holistically benefit quality of life. These programs are tailored to different abilities, to be suitable for people undergoing palliative care for lung cancer and lung diseases.

  • Pet and animal visits
  • Massage to assist with pain management
  • Seated Tai Chi
  • Meditation and relaxation
  • Memory and reminiscence programs
  • Sensory programs
  • Social, emotional, and pastoral support
  • Movement to music
  • Physiotherapy to assist with lung disease

Connecting with the community

We team up with local charities to help our residents participate with the wider community. There are a number of activities on offer, and opportunities to meet new people. Activities include:

  • Participating as a volunteer and making crafts to sell at fundraisers
  • Working with the Cancer Council Australia, Beyond Blue, and other terrific local charities

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Frequently asked questions

What do you provide with end of life care for lung diseases?

Not everybody is able to receive lung cancer palliative care at home. In an advanced condition, respiratory illnesses like lung cancer require full time care. At MACG, we provide the best possible end of life care, with treatment that addresses physical, spiritual, and emotional needs.

Can you provide palliative care for other diseases?

Yes. We can provide palliative care for many different diseases, from lung and ovarian cancer palliative care to care for people with dementia. Get in contact with our team, and find out more about what we can do to help.

What does palliative care cost?

There are a number of factors that modify the cost of palliative care at our homes. For example:

  • The home you choose
  • The features of the room you'd prefer

Our team can provide more information and discuss what is necessary to address any specific needs. We can also provide guidance around the scope and costs of care.

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