Home Nursing & Personal Care

Our home nurses and personal carers can provide you and your carer with the support you need at home to remain well or recover from a hospital stay or procedure.

Our experienced and qualified nursing team can provide general and specialist care and treatment in:

  • wound management
  • medication management
  • palliative and end of life care
  • diabetes management
  • continence advice and management
  • dementia advice and
  • health care education

 

For all enquiries related to the Home Nursing & Personal Care Program contact the Coordinator on 5321 6570.

Healthy Leg Club

Are your legs swollen, wounds or skin conditions a problem? Drop into our “Health Leg Club” for advice and treatment by a nurse in a friendly environment.

Every Wednesday between 1 and 3pm. Have a cuppa and meet others who may have the same problems. 79A Raglan St Daylesford. For more information contact 5321 6570

Accessing the service

If you are over the age of 65 and frail you may be eligible for nursing and specialised support through the Australian Government Department of Health under the Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP). To find out if you are eligible contact My Aged Care on 1800 200 422 and ask for an assessment.

If you are under the age of 65, you may be eligible for nursing and continence advice through the Victorian State Government Department of Health Home and Community Care Program for Younger People (HACCPYP).

Hepburn Health Service is also the provider of Community Nursing for the Department of Veteran Affairs. To find out if you are eligible for these subsidised services, talk to the Coordinator on 5321 6570.

Fees may apply and the cost is dependent upon your eligibility for a subsidy. The Coordinator will talk with you about any fees you may be required to pay and what is included in the cost.

Integrated Community Aged Care Office:
18 Hospital St
Daylesford
Phone: 03 5321 6596
Fax: 03 5321 6546
agedcare@hhs.vic.gov.au

Fee Schedule for CHSP & HACCPYP clients

Fee Schedule for non CHSP & HACCPYP clients