Details of Service:
The Continence Service offers comprehensive assessment on clients who are experience continence issues. Staff will complete a comprehensive assessment, provide education and support in regards to bladder health, bowel health, bladder retraining and pelvic floor management.
The Continence team consists of:
Clinical Nurse Consultants and a Continence Physiotherapist.
The Continence Team will also review funding to assist clients via Medicare and the Statewide Equipment Program for those clients that meet eligibility.
Triage of Referrals:
Triage will occur based on the clinical information provided on the referral. Some patients may be seen by the Community Nursing Team following triage.
Current Session Times and Locations (effective 1 July 2021)
- Melton Health and Community Services (Green Building)
- Melton Health and Community Services (Yellow Building)
- Home Based Therapy
HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday to Friday: 0830
NDIS services are available within the City of Melton and Moorabool Shires. (NDIS Link)
Some patients may be required to test their eligibility with NDIS and My Aged Care prior to commencing the service.
Service delivery location is based on service being required.
Referrals and Further Information:
For Further information, please call the Referral and Appointment Service on 03 9747 7609.