What we do

Disability Liaison Officers advocate for people with a disability within the health system.

We aim to improve access to health care and Disability Support Services by working with Healthcare Teams to ensure safe, accessible and inclusive care for people with disability.

Disability Liaison Officer can help you to access:

  • COVID-19 vaccination
  • Health Services
  • Plan for a stay in hospital for any reason
  • Provide education and promote disability awareness throughout the Health Service
  • Support with blood tests
  • Access to sensory equipment if required

Referrals

  • Anyone can make a referral to our service including yourself, your family and carers.
  • You need to agree to the referral.
  • You may be referred by your disability providers, support coordinators or health professionals.

Please contact

Candy- 0434 363 167

Kerrie- 5857 0242

Email: disabilityliaison@kyhealth.org.au

 

When to contact us

  • If you have questions about disability and access to healthcare at Kyabram District Health Service.
  • If you have questions about how to access COVID-19 information, testing or vaccinations.
  • If you have any suggestions to make Kyabram District Health Service more accessible to everyone.

Cost

There is no cost for this service.

Resources

State Disability Plan- Click here

Women with Disabilities Victoria- Click here

KDHS Disability Action Plan- Click here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Useful Videos

Disability Liaison Officer Program

Health Passports

Navigating the Ward

Pay Hayes Centre

Pathology Radiology

Speech Pathologist

Urgent Care Centre

Physiotherapy