Post Acute Care/Discharge Planning


Post-Acute Care (PAC) is a short term program that provides short term care co-ordination at home after a hospital stay. These services will be coordinated by the PAC Team.
Services which may be provided to you:

  • District nursing
  • Allied health services
  • Meals on Wheels
  • Personal care
  • Home help
  • Respite care

Who can use Post-Acute Care?
A risk screen and assessment is used to assist in deciding if you are eligible. The following are used as part of this process:

– You presented to the urgent care centre or have been admitted at a public hospital
– You require managed short term care: 1-4 weeks as determined by the PAC coordinator
– You have provided written/verbal consent to have service from program

– Your residence has been deemed safe for workers to attend based on a home visit risk assessment.

There is no cost for services provided by Post-Acute Care


Office Hours

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 08.30am – 5:00pm

Office location

Consulting Suite PDH

Contact Details

Phone: (03) 5521 0607

Fax: (03) 5521 0372



Receipt of all referrals will be acknowledged.