Overview of Services

Our hospital services include

  • 5 Acute hospital beds
  • 12 Nursing Home beds
  • 33 Hostel beds - Including 13 dementia specific beds
  • Nurse based Urgent Care Service - Providing 2 outpatient trolleys
  • Clinical Nurse Education programs for staff

Our Chronic & Complex Care Services include

  • District Nursing Services (7 days per week)
  • 7 Community Aged Care Packages for general community care clients
  • 5 Community Aged Care Packages specifically for Koori Use
  • Patient Discharge Planning & Intake Support Liaison Officer
  • Occupational Therapy Services
  • Physiotherapy Service
  • Social Worker & Counseling Service
  • Continence Advisor Service/Asthma Education Service/QUIT (Smoking) Facilitator
  • Lymphoedema Massage Nurse
  • Dietitian Service
  • Chronic Disease Liaison/Community Health Nurse
  • Early Intervention in Chronic Disease Coordination/Diabetes Education
  • Podiatry Services; Heywood, Merino & Dartmoor Clinics
  • Meals on Wheels (7 Days per week)
  • Meals supplied to River wood Day Centre
  • Assistance with Community Transport (RSL Community Bus & Station Wagon)
  • A Stanford ‘Better Health Self Management’ Course Facilitator
  • P.A.G. (Planned Activity Group) on Fridays

Our Health Promotion Services Include

  • Children’s & Adolescent Health Nurse support for local School Programs.
  • Support to workplaces to promote health and wellbeing.
  • Farming Families Health & Safety Programs.
  • Support for Indigenous Health Programs and Koori Health Worker
  • Physical Fitness Instructor; Physical Activity Programs; Strength & Balance, Active Ageing, Tai Chi
  • Community Gymnasium (located at Heywood Rural Health)- Community & Staff
  • Men’s Health & Support - Heywood Mens Talk Incorporated & Mens Shed Program
  • Community Health Nurse - Women’s Health
  • Social Support & Carers Group Programs