BRHS’ Home-Based Nursing team provides an array in-home care services.
Our Complex Care Program is designed to support patients who are at risk of avoidable hospital admissions due to chronic conditions such as:
This program is offered to people who attend our emergency department or are admitted to hospital and assessed as being suitable for this program.
Our Home Based Nursing Team offer a range of services to the community including:
Our goal is always to work with you to support your health and wellbeing and we work closely together as a team to support you.
This means we want to make sure;
From the start we want to talk with you about why you have been referred to us & what your health goals are to ensure our care helps you achieve these.
Our Palliative Care service provides care and support to clients with a life-limiting illness and their carers, plus access to a wide range of other services.
We aim to improve the quality of life and assist people to die with dignity in the environment of their choice.
Hospital in the Home is a program which enables people with specific illnesses to have part or all of their treatment at home rather than in a hospital.
You can use this service if:
Many visits to hospital from residential aged care facilities are preventable.
Once a resident is transfered from their home for higher level care, they are risk of increasing confusion, falls, pressure injuries, infection and medication errors.
Providing appropriate care for Residents in their homes is at the heart of our Residential In-Reach (RIR) Service
The resident’s GP must be consulted prior to referral to RIR team.
Post Acute Care services are short term community based services to help you recover after leaving hospital.
These services are offered as part of the Health Independence Program and are available to people who:
For more information about Post Acute Care services call 5150 3416.
Main Reception, Day Street Campus (Hospital)
Bairnsdale Regional Health Service (BRHS) provides a comprehensive array of health care services to the East Gippsland community.