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
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 08.30am – 5:00pm
Consulting Suite PDH
Phone: (03) 5521 0607
Fax: (03) 5521 0372
Receipt of all referrals will be acknowledged.