Hospital in the Home (HITH) allows you to have ongoing medical and nursing care in your own home.
You will remain an “Inpatient” under the care of Kyabram District Health Service and your treating doctor and receive the same level of care.
An admission to HITH may occur as a transfer from the Acute Ward, Oncology Unit or directly from the Urgent Care Centre.
You will need to:
No, there are no additional costs for you to receive care at home under the HITH program.
You will be assessed to determine your suitability to be admitted to the HITH program.
Your individual care needs will be coordinated by the HITH Coordinator and will be delivered by Community Nurses together with your treating Doctor.
You may need to attend the HITH Review Clinic at Kyabram District Health Services or via Telehealth for regular medical reviews. These appointments will be arranged for you.
HITH admission is voluntary however you will need to provide your consent. If under 18 years of age, a parent/guardian is to provide consent.
If you are concerned about your health at any time while you are in the HITH Program, you can ring and speak to a nurse.
Ph 0400 992 266
After Hours Manager
Ph 5857 0219
In an emergency dial 000 and ask for an Ambulance