Safe Patient Care Act

Eastern Health is pleased to confirm our compliance with the Safe Patient Care Act (2015) and the 2018 amendments to the Act which provide for nursing & midwifery staffing levels in our wards and departments.

Under the Act, we are obliged to publish the details of wards that have varied staffing levels due to the patient types we allocate to these wards.

 

Our varied staffing ratio wards are as follows:

SITE

WARD

BED PROFILE

TOTAL BEDS

Angliss Hospital

1 West

10 Acute beds

10 Geriatric Evaluation Medicine beds

20

Healesville Hospital

HH ward

11 Acute beds

4 Geriatric Evaluation Medicine beds

15

Peter James Centre

Centre ward

21 Rehabilitation beds

11 Geriatric Evaluation Medicine beds

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