|Contact||Manager Community Nursing|
|Address||Bacchus Marsh Community Health Centre |
Turner Street, Bacchus Marsh 3340
|Service Description||• Wound care (simple and complex) |
• Diabetic care
• Administration of medications (including injections)
• Stomal care
• Drain tube management
• Complex medical care post discharge from hospital and some more complex personal care to clients in their own homes.
Area covered includes Bacchus Marsh and Melton and surrounding areas.
|Eligibility||Any person requiring a district nurse.|
|Access hours||8.00am – 6.30pm, 7 days a week.|
|Referral process||By client’s General Practitioner, Treating Hospital, Regional Assessment Service, Aged Care Assessment service or self referral.|
|Cost to client||Pensioner under 65 years $3.90 per visit. (Capped at $39 per month depending on number of visits and individual circumstances) |
Over 65 years $5.00 per visit (Capped at $50.00 per month depending on number of visits and individual circumstances)
Other fees dependent on self-assessment guidelines provided by the Department of Human Services.