Post Acute Care

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Post Acute Care provides and co-ordinates short term support services following discharge from public hospital. This service is provided:

  • Until you recover or
  • Support until long term services start

Services include:

  • Home nursing (up to 5 days)
  • Home help
  • Personal care (up to 4 weeks)
  • Physiotherapy
  • Respite care


Eligibility Criteria

Our service provides and coordinates short term support services following discharge from a public hospital. This will be to either:

  • Aid recovery and return to independence or
  • To link patients into a  long term, ongoing support services

Patients are eligible if they live within council areas of

  • Knox
  • Whitehorse
  • Manningham
  • Maroondah
  • Yarra Ranges

Outside this area you will be referred to the appropriate post acute care program

Referral Information

Please contact our service directly by phone to discuss.
Referrals will not be accepted unless a verbal handover has occurred
Completion of the following forms:

For External Health Organisations  Referrals (Inter PAC) – please contact our Post Acute Care Coordinators prior to or at the time of sending the referral to ensure a verbal  clinical handover and assessment occurs

P 9881 1815   F 9803 2650


(For health professionals from other health services making a referral)                            
P 9881 1815   F 9803 2650

Angliss Hospital                                                      
P 9764 6172   F 9764 6385

Box Hill Hospital                                                     
P 9895 3403   F 9895 4946

Healesville Hospital, Maroondah Hospital     
P 9871 3679  F 9871 3864

Wantirna Health, Peter James Centre                      
P 9881 1815   F 9803 2650