Health & Wellbeing Directory

Muswellbrook Carelink Inc. –

Contact

Ms Stacey Cameron
Phone: (02) 6542 2041
Fax: (02) 6542 2005
Email: muswell.carelink@bigpond.com
Website: muswellbrookcarelink.com.au

Address

Nurses Home
Muswellbrook Hospital
MUSWELLBROOK NSW 2333

Postal Address

P O Box 359
MUSWELLBROOK NSW 2333

Muswellbrook Carelink Inc believes that all people should be able to access services equitably and that the freedom to choose how that service should be delivered is the right of the client.


Muswellbrook Carelink Inc is a non-profit operating entity.


We provide the best quality support, equipment and volunteers at no cost to any cancer and palliative care person residing in Muswellbrook LGA and the Upper Hunter and surrounds.



To provide a sensitive, caring support program for clients, their carers and families either in the home environment or in hospital.


The Intent of Muswellbrook Carelink Inc.:

We provide the best quality support, equipment and volunteers at no cost to any cancer and palliative care person residing in Muswellbrook LGA and the Upper Hunter and surrounds.


Our objectives:


1)     To provide a caring home support service that will assist in reducing the emotional pressures and possible conflicts faced by clients and carers.



2)   Provide volunteers who have completed a structured program of volunteer education and orientation.


3)   To provide and maintain equipment which enables palliative care clients to remain at home in comfort and ease the burden of carers, supplying equipment to clients at home and in the hospital.


4)   To provide transport for people who need to travel to receive pain/symptom control treatments – either locally or regionally.


 



 

Recent Accomplishments of Muswellbrook Carelink Inc.:

We have been serving the local community for 23 years and continue to be utilised by the community on a regular basis.


We loaned approximately 172 pieces of equipment to clients in the 2010/11 financial year.


We hold an annual Grief & Loss Seminar each year. It is open to everyone in the community and 2011's Seminar attracted approx. 95% of  people attending for the first time.


We host Daffodil Day each year and raised approx. $7000 at 2011's Day for the Cancer Council.