Country & Outback Health acknowledges the deep connection Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Members have with their land, culture, and spirituality, especially during the significant moments of life’s journey.

Our dedication lies in care that respects these connections, ensuring comfort and dignity in the final stages of life for individuals and their families.

We will support you by linking you to services that can provide support, such as:

  • Managing pain and nausea – offering respectful and effective ways to ease discomfort, ensuring wellbeing
  • Access to equipment and comfort aids
  • Culturally tailored care plans – developing care approaches in consultation with individuals and families, incorporating personal, cultural, and spiritual preferences

Our Promise to Country and Community

With a longstanding history in serving the health and community service needs of regional communities, Country & Outback Health is deeply embedded within these landscapes.

We understand the unique life of country living and are committed to delivering care that acknowledges and respects the cultural diversity and richness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

How do I access this service?

Should you, or someone you care for, require support during these times, our team is here to walk alongside you. We are ready to discuss how we can assist in a way that respects your needs and those of your loved ones.

Please call 8643 5600 to organise a time for us to share how we can support you and your family in a culturally respectful manner.

How much does this service cost?

This is a FREE service, made possible by funding and support from the Aboriginal Navigation Service, which is part of Palliative Care Connect, funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care with support from SA Health.

www.palliativecareconnect.com.au

Where is this service available?

Face to face service available at:

  • Port Augusta
  • Whyalla

Phone support is available for the rest of South Australia.

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