Together we can
make a difference
Meet Dr Sue Colen
Without her, we would be unable to provide the personalised and responsive care that honours our patients’ dying wishes.
Patients just like David Turner, who died less than two months ago peacefully at home.
“David always knew he wanted to spend his final days at home surrounded by the people he loved and thanks to support of Karuna, we could honor his dying wish. I will be forever grateful to the amazing support the nurses and Dr Sue showed us during the hardest time of our family’s life”.
Denise, wife of Karuna patient David
In order to help more families, we urgently need to raise funds to employ another medical practitioner like Dr Sue.
Whilst there is no charge to patients for Karuna’s service, a high quality palliative care service comes at a cost. And with limited government funding, it is only with the help of our generous donors that we are able to ensure our service can continue.
At home palliative care is an amazing option for people and can provide:
We help people die with
dignity in their own homes
Our clients can have family,
friends and even pets with
them in their last days
We provide personalised and
responsive care and
With your generous support, more families will be able to make the most of the precious time they have left with their loved ones.
At Karuna we want to help people die with dignity in their own homes.
We believe this is the greatest gift we can give to someone who is going to die.
But we can’t do this without your help
will provide 24/7 phone access
to medical support
will give a grieving family
access to counselling
will allow a Doctor to manage
a patient’s symptoms and medication
will provide a family
with an after-hours
Karuna Hospice Services provides in-home palliative and spiritual care and counselling to people with terminal illness to live well and die peacefully.
At Karuna we aim to make the end of life a time of peace and comfort for all of our patients and their families. We want to help people die with dignity in their own homes. We believe this is the greatest gift of all we can give to someone who is going to die.