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Nursing & allied health services

Our aged care focused health professionals can support you to maintain your health, manage pain or chronic conditions and to live more safely at home.

We offer professional home healthcare services for seniors across Melbourne and Victoria including: podiatry, nursing, physiotherapy, occupational therapy and nutrition focused meal preparation.

All services are flexible and can be purchased or you may be eligible to utilise through a government funded Home Care Package.

For more information please call our Customer Enquiry Centre on 13 22 78.

Learn more about our nursing and allied health services:

Community nursing services 

Our community nursing services include:

- general health assessment and monitoring

- medication administration

- wound care

- continence assessment and management

- diabetes management

- cognition assessments

- enteral feeding

- post-hospital care

- stomal therapy

- assisting with pain management.

  • general health assessment and monitoring
  • medication administration
  • wound care
  • continence assessment and management
  • diabetes management
  • cognition assessments
  • enteral feeding
  • post-hospital care
  • stomal therapy
  • assisting with pain management.

Podiatry services 

Our podiatry services include:

- general nail and foot care

- diabetes care

- treatment for corns, callous, bunions, ingrown and fungal nails

- pain and injuries

- arthritis

- recommendations for specialised footwear.

  • general nail and foot care
  • diabetes care
  • treatment for corns, callous, bunions, ingrown and fungal nails
  • pain and injuries
  • arthritis
  • recommendations for specialised footwear.

Occupational therapy

Occupational Therapists are trained health professionals that can assist you to maintain or improve your independence at home. Our Occupational Therapists are registered with Medicare and can provide DVA funded services.

Our occupational therapy services include:

- fall prevention;

- assessment for safe mobility and transfers;

- prescription of rails, ramps and other equipment in the home;

- recommendations on bathroom modifications;

- providing recommendations and training for strategies to improve or maintain independence;

- assistance to access subsided aids, equipment and home modifications where applicable.

  • fall prevention;
  • assessment for safe mobility and transfers;
  • prescription of rails, ramps and other equipment in the home;
  • recommendations on bathroom modifications;
  • providing recommendations and training for strategies to improve or maintain independence;
  • assistance to access subsided aids, equipment and home modifications where applicable.

Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy may assist you in maintaining an independent and positive lifestyle. Our Physiotherapists are experts in human movement and can provide assistance and advice on improving strength and balance, exercising safely and promoting improved wellbeing. Baptcare Physiotherapists are registered with Medicare and can provide DVA funded services.

Our physiotherapy services include:

- post-surgery rehabilitation

- wellness programs

- balance and mobility programs

- strength building

- massage.

  • post-surgery rehabilitation
  • wellness programs
  • balance and mobility programs
  • strength building
  • massage.

Diversional Therapy

Diversional Therapy

Our Diversional Therapists provide one-on-one guidance to help build meaningful connections and reduce the isolation, loneliness or anxiety that can be connected with ageing at home.

Situations where Diversional Therapy might be helpful:

- reconnecting with hobbies and interests;

- if you are experiencing feelings of isolation or loneliness;

- when you need extra support to engage in activities when physical limitations cause difficulties;

- support or respite for primary carers;

- working with care workers to make the most of their time with you; and

- supporting carers of people living with dementia in developing strategies to promote positive interactions with their loved one.

  • reconnecting with hobbies and interests;
  • if you are experiencing feelings of isolation or loneliness;
  • when you need extra support to engage in activities when physical limitations cause difficulties;
  • support or respite for primary carers;
  • working with care workers to make the most of their time with you; and
  • supporting carers of people living with dementia in developing strategies to promote positive interactions with their loved one.

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