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Home Care Packages

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Flexible Respite Care

OUR REGION – OUR HOME

Mallacoota District Health & Support Services

OUR MISSION

To work in partnership with the community to provide efficient and effective health care services.

Services

Medical

Specialists include Geriatrician, Skin Cancer Care, Pathology, Dental Care, Optometrist, Audiology.
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Allied Health

Allied Health

Allied Health includes Podiatry, Physiotherapist, Speech Therapist, Dietitian and Family Counselling.
ALLIED HEALTH INFO
Nursing

Nursing

Includes Community Nursing, Immunisation, Maternal Child Health Nurse, Pap Screen and Continence Nurse.
NURSING
Activities

Social

Water aerobics, exercise classes, sewing group, bridge club, walking group, book club and bus trips.
EVENTS

Allied Health
 Services and Availability

MDHSS provides regular Allied Health services to the whole community. In addition to the rural allied fly-in services outlined on the Home Care Packages page, a range of other services are provided by visiting or local specialists. The full range of Allied Services are listed in the accompanying table.

Physiotherapy and podiatry services experience the highest demand. These, along with the dietician services, are described in more detail below. For more information on any of the Allied Health services, you can contact MDHSS on 03 5158 0243 between 8.30am and 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Physiotherapy services include:

  • client consultations and assessments
  • development and monitoring of individual client exercise programs
  • assistance with the delivery of relevant health promotion activities.

Podiatry services are provided twice per month at the centre. There is a high demand for this service and at times MDHSS manages a client waiting list.
Dietician services continue to be offered monthly to clients at the centre. The dietitian assists people through assessment, diagnosis, treatment and nutritional counselling.

Visiting Health Practitioners Frequency
Physiotherapist Weekly
Dietician Monthly
Continence Nurse Monthly
Counsellor Monthly
Podiatrist Weekly
Occupational Therapist Bi Monthly
Speech Therapist Monthly
Optometrist Monthly
Women’s health / PapScreen Quarterly
Breast Screen Bi Annually
Dentist Monthly