Health & Wellbeing Directory

Dungog Shire Palliative Care Volunteers Inc –

Contact

Ms Robyn Gregory
Phone: (02) 4992 1644
Fax: (02) 4995 7005
Email: dungogcarers@bigpond.com
Website:

Address

Room 5 1st Floor Community Services Building
62 Hospital Road
DUNGOG NSW 2420

Postal Address

PO Box 94
DUNGOG NSW 2420

To provide non-medical support and care for the terminal and palliative residents of Dungog Shire, their carers, families and friends. to educate the community in the role of palliative care volunteers and the palliative nursing team. To provide a free of charge linen service to clients being cared for at home, that will be delivered and collected from their homes by volunteers who are there to provide "a caring hand to help".To provide free transport enabling clients to attend medical appointments and treatments accompanied by the volunteer driver.

The Intent of Dungog Shire Palliative Care Volunteers Inc:

We operate the canteen at the local Relay for Life (24hour walkathon, we provide materials and volunteers at local events and promote our service among other service providers. 

Recent Accomplishments of Dungog Shire Palliative Care Volunteers Inc:

We have through hard work by the organisations staff, volunteers and management committee increased our client base.The Honda Foundation have supported us providing a Honda Odyssey vehicle(including maintenance and on road costs)for use in transporting clients enabling "cost free" transport to all clients.We have had two wheel chairs donated through fundraising efforts of ClarenceTown CWA and Dungog Historic Car Club.