In Home Palliative Care Volunteer Support

Care includes compassionate listening support and *practical assistance, such as supporting clients (patients) with medical appointments and social activities.

*Practical assistance does not include domestic, personal hygiene or nursing tasks.

Who this service is for

Any person, of any age, diagnosed with a terminal or ‘life limiting’ illness may be referred by a health professional to our service.
Clients are also welcome to self-refer.
Upon receiving a referral, our staff will request any information needed to supportively assess each person’s eligibility to receive volunteer support.


Our services are free of charge.

Opening Hours

By appointment between 9am and 4 pm – please contact us.

Accessibility Support

N/A – this is an in-home service.

How this service is delivered

  • Face-to-face

    Trained volunteers are carefully matched by a Hospice care professional to visit clients in their homes.

    Visits are usually once a week, for up to 3 hours.

  • Call or visit us online

    Please call us on (03) 6224 3808 to find out more about our services.

  • We'll come to you (outreach)

    We provide in-home support in southern Tasmania.

Updated: 27/04/2021

Provided by

158 Collins Street, Hobart TAS, Australia