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- ACT ME/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Society Inc
Services include: ACT ME/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Society provides support and information for people affected by Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) and fibromyalgia (FMS).
- Australian Red Cross - ACT/SENSW
Services include: The Australian Red Cross has several community services such as Meals on Wheels, TeleCHAT, Telecross, Meditrak, Blood Service, Personal Alarm Service and various other visitor programs that are designed to improve the lives of vulnerable people in Canberra.
- Autism Asperger ACT
Services include: Autism, Asperger information and referral. We offer advice, family support, support groups, case management and community education.
- Bosom Buddies ACT
Services include: Raising awareness of breast cancer and providing support, information and social activities for women and men who have been diagnosed.
- Brain Tumour Support Network ACT - Woden
Services Include: Monthly meeting of patients, carers and family. Call for details or visit web site.
- Brain Tumour Support Network ACT - Pearce
Services include: The Brain Tumour Support Network ACT provides support for people living with brain tumours, and their family and friends. It is a volunteer peer led group.
- Canberra Hospital - Canberra Region Cancer Centre
Services include: Cancer Services comprise several highly skilled teams, including Medical and Radiation Oncology, Haematology, Surgery, Bone marrow transplant and Palliative care to provide comprehensive services to patients and their carers with cancer and related illnesses. We are committed to reducing the burden of cancer in the ACT and surrounding region through high quality treatment, research and education.
- Canberra Hospital - Spiritual Support Services
Services include: The provision of multifaith emotional and spiritual support among inpatients, outpatients, family, and staff throughout the Canberra Hospital.
- Directions Health Services - Treatment & Support Services
Services include: Directions Treatment & Support Service provides free, confidential and non-judgmental counselling ans support groups for individuals, families and friends affected by Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug (ATOD) issues.
- Heart Foundation - ACT Division
Services include: The Heart Foundation is a charity dedicated to fighting the single biggest killer of Australians - heart disease. For over 50 years, we've led the battle to save lives and improve the heart health of all Australians. Our sights are set on a world where people don't suffer or die prematurely because of heart disease.
- Hepatitis Australia
Services include: Hepatitis Austrlalia, incorporated in 1997, is the peak community organisation to progress national action on issues of importance to people affected by hepatitis B and hepatitis C. Our members are the eight state and territory hepatitis organisations.
- Koomarri Disability Services
Services include: Koomarri is the leading service provider for people with a disability in Canberra and surrounding regions.
- Lifeline Care
Services include: Lifeline Care provides quality in home caregivers to keep seniors safe and comfortable in the homes they love. We help families give their loved ones the ability to continue living independently in their own homes through customized in home care plans. Our professional caregivers are experienced and fully trained to provide companion care, recovery care, and chronic care. Our care services allow you to give your loved one the in home safety and enhanced quality of life they deserve.
- Motor Neurone Disease Association of NSW - Pearce
Services include: Motor Neurone Disease MND NSW provides information and support to people with MND, their carers and family in NSW and the ACT. MND Advisors provide face to face and telephone support and help connect people to the appropriate services. Equipment is provided through FlexEquip to people living with MND. MND NSW also provides information to health and community professionals and advocates on behalf of people with MND. Support groups meetings held bi-monthly in the ACT.
- Pain Support ACT inc.
Services include: Pain Support ACT inc. promotes the health and wellbeing of Canberra region people who live with persistent or chronic pain, their family members and carers. We provide regular support, information and discussion meetings and as expert speaker meetings. We also advocate for better services for people living with pain.
- People with Disabilities ACT Inc.
Services include: People with Disabilities ACT Inc. is a not for profit consumer systemic advocacy organisation who work to represent the interests of people with disabilities in the ACT. PWD ACT works within a social model of disability to improve access to all amenities and to all forms of information and activities in the community. PWD ACT also works to inform the community about disability issues.
- Prostate Cancer Support Group ACT Region
Services include: Non-profit Canberra based organisation of volunteers, funded by charitable donations. Membership of the Group is open and free. The Group belongs to a nationwide network of similar Groups affiliated with, and assisted by, the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA). Our aim is to help reduce the impact of Prostate Cancer on families in Canberra and the surrounding region. We provide support to men and their partners on an individual basis and through monthly meetings which are open to all people. We also have a comprehensive library of materials that relate to prostate cancer health and treatment and provide information through our web site.
- Self Help Organisations United Together (SHOUT)
Services include: SHOUT acts as the first point of contact for its member self help/support groups. By contacting SHOUT, you can receive information about the activities of these organisations. SHOUT is also involved in the delivery of Chronic Conditions Self Management courses, information and workshops.
- Wellways Australia - ACT
services include: Wellways Australia Limited is a leading not-for-profit mental health and disability support organisation with services in Queensland, New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory, Victoria and Tasmania. Our services span mental health, disability and community care, and reach thousands of people each year.
New Canberra Hospital visiting hours
Visiting hours at Canberra Hospital have changed to 0600 to 2100, except for Mental Health and the Alcohol & Drug Service.
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