Healthy Community. Best Care.

Community care services

District Nursing Service

The District Nursing Service provides nursing care to people in their home. The range of services includes:

  • Hygiene assessment and assistance
  • Medication supervision
  • Wound care management
  • Breast care and support
  • Monitoring and support of people with chronic illness
  • Nursing care following hospital discharge
  • Assessment and referral to other service providers

The District Nursing Service is able to provide nursing in the community through funding from:

  • Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) for those consumers who are under 65 who have chronic illness or disability.
  • Commonwealth Home Support Packages (CHSP) for those consumers who are over the age of 65 years who have a chronic illness or disability.

The District Nursing Service also provides nursing in the community for consumers eligible for:

  • Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA)
  • Transport Accident Commission (TAC)
  • Workcover
  • Post acute care (PAC)
  • Transition Care Program (TCP)

Home and Community Care Services

Information coming soon


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