A program for people living with moderate-severe Chronic Cardiac Failure (CCF). It includes an eight week exercise and education program, which includes medication management, fluid balance, diet, and an awareness of the Cardiac Action Plan to reduce recurrence of acute exacerbations.
A telephone coaching program for people who have been admitted to hospital following a heart attack, or who have undergone cardiac surgery. On returning home, a Cardiac Coach will maintain phone contact to assist people to reduce risk factors associated with heart disease, such as cholesterol levels, physical activity, and smoking.
Melbourne Easy Breathers
A program for people living with Chronic Obstructive Airways Disease, or other major respiratory disorders. It includes an eight week pulmonary rehabilitation program, which includes education and self management support, and an awareness of appropriate Respiratory Action Plans to reduce recurrence of acute exacerbations
Respiratory outreach nurse
Provides support and education for people who require oxygen at home.
A program for people living with unstable Diabetes and/or associated complications from Diabetes. It provides education and self management support, along with appropriate monitoring, review of treatment and clinical management.
Diabetes Foot Program
A program for people living with significant diabetic foot related problems such as a foot ulcer or peripheral neuropathy. It provides evidence based best practice care and management.
Care Facilitation Team
A program for people living with complex issues impacting on their capacity to manage their health. It provides short term case management, comprehensive, holistic assessment, and individualised support.
A program for people living with complex psycho-social issues such as social isolation, mental health, or drug and alcohol issues which impact on their capacity to manage their health. It provides short term case management, comprehensive, holistic assessment, and individualised support, including advocacy and facilitating connection with housing, employment, mental health, or other specialist health services.
Falls and Balance Team
A program for people who have had a fall which resulted in an admission to hospital or a presentation to an Emergency Department. It includes a 10 week exercise and education program, which includes falls prevention strategies, to reduce risk of further falls.
A program for people at risk with medication related issues. It provides drug information, patient counselling, therapeutic drug monitoring, liaison with local pharmacies about the most effective, safe, efficient and economical utilisation of drug therapy.