Community Care

Our Community Care team provide local care for local people in Lorne, Deans Marsh, Fairhaven, Moggs Creek, Aireys Inlet and Wye River.

We offer a range of programs and services that can be provided either on site or at your home.  Our goal is to support individuals and families with services across three specialist areas; Allied health, Community Nursing and Family/Community Programs.

Allied Health

The Allied Health Team offers a range of services and programs;

  • Audiologist
  • Counsellor
  • Dentist
  • Diabetes Educator
  • Dietician
  • Gynaecologist
  • Nursing / Midwifery
  • Optometrist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Podiatrist
  • Mental Health Clinician

For further information contact the
Allied Health Team on 5289 4333.

 

Community Nursing

The Lorne District Nursing service provides nursing care to the frail, aged and people with disabilities in their own home. The district nurse will also assist to coordinate services and supports to ensure remaining in your own home is as enjoyable and safe as possible. As part of our service we provide:

  • Clinical Assessment
  • Health education and information
  • Wound care
  • Carer support
  • Coordination of care needs
  • Advanced Care Planning
  • Respecting Patient Choices
  • Continence advice
  • Palliative Care

 

Family/Community Programs

For all our current information on family/community programs, please download our Community Care Brochure.

Contact Details   

District Nurse Coordinator: 5289 4316
Mob: 0408 102 128
Email: dns.lorne@swarh.vic.gov.au
Fax: 5289 2313
Hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am-5.00pm

 

Referrals

It is not necessary to have a referral to see the District Nurse. A client, carer or other family member can request a visit from the district nurse.

You may also receive a visit from the district nurse as part of a coordinated discharge plan after a stay in a public hospital.

This service is supported by funding from the Australian and Victorian Governments under the HACC program