Ambulance Wish WA


Dying to Know

Today is Dying to Know Day – an annual campaign that empowers Australians at all stages of life to live and die well.  This year, the national campaign asks people of all ages and stages of life to prioritise compassionate conversations and ‘get dead set’ around the reality of death and dying – because it’s […]

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Legacy Forest

Clair’s wish was to visit the Living Legacy Forest and Wellington Dam. The wish request was submitted by her Silverchain support worker, who also accompanied Clair on her trip. Thanks to volunteers Amy, Les and Susie for accompanying Clair on her wish and our Youth Ambassador, Toby, for taking the photographs. The Ambulance Wish Western

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On the road

Ambulance Wish WA’s second Wish Ambulance, Kees, which will be used to convey terminally ill West Australians on their final wishes, is now operational following its commissioning phase and joins Wish Ambulance Hydi, enabling the charity to now fulfil two final wishes a day. Since the donation of the decommissioned ambulance last year, it has

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Final blessing

Audrey’s wish was to return home and receive a final blessing surrounded by her family. Thanks to volunteers Erin, Jocelyn, Sarah and Gary for accompanying Audrey on her wish. Fulfilling wishes, celebrating lives!

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Annual report

Ambulance Wish WA has published its Annual Report 2021, highlighting the work of the charity during its 2020-2021, culminating in the official launch of the charity. The report was approved at the Annual General Meeting (AGM), held on the 27 April 2022.  The annual report details important information about Ambulance Wish Western Australia and its

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To see her dog

In addition to being recently diagnosed with lung cancer, a CT scan identified that Stephanie also had brain metastases. Stephanie left home on the morning of the CT scan appointment expecting to return later in the day, however the findings of the scan kept her in hospital. Since that day, Stephanie has not been able

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Ocean swim

This week Lorraine fulfilled her wish to swim in the ocean again with her family. Volunteers Danni, Hannah, Vanessa and Gary travelled to Busselton to undertake Ambulance Wish Western Australia‘s first regional wish. Fulfilling wishes, celebrating lives!

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Travel home

C’s final wish was to return home to be close to her family and spend her final days at the same hospice as her brother. A progressing glioblastoma multiforme brain tumour meant it would not be long before she could not safely travel. Wish Clinicians Nienke, Susie & Gary safely transported her (via a very

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Beach access

Final wishes to the ocean will shortly have the option to get extra close to the beach and waves with the donation of a beach wheelchair from our friends at bp. After the donation of Hydi to Ambulance Wish Western Australia last year, employees at the Kwinana site started fundraising to raise money towards a

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Visit the zoo

Recently, Ambulance Wish WA fulfilled Colleen’s wish to visit the zoo to see some of the animals, especially those native to her childhood home. A special thanks to the staff at Perth Zoo for the generosity of their time and assistance in making this wish possible and so special for Colleen and her family. Fulfilling

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