Home Care Package allied health services
At Ballarat Community Health we specialise in a range of allied health services, including dietetics, exercise physiology, podiatry, physiotherapy, cardiac health and integrated chronic disease management counselling.
For clients with a Home Care Package, these services may be included as part of your package.
Cardiac Health Nurses: work with you to deliver a program of support, exercise and education that’s led by health professionals and personalised to strengthen your heart, helping you make long-term lifestyle changes so you can live a longer, healthier life. We help you recover after a heart event, procedure or the diagnosis of a heart condition. Cardiac Health also helps lower your chances of having heart problems in the future. If you require this service, please contact our Allied Health Intake team on (03) 5338 4593 or [email protected]
Dietitians: can work with you providing specialist advice and support on managing your diet to improve the nutritional quality of your diet improving overall health and wellbeing.
Exercise physiologists: work with you to support to develop individualised exercise programs that fit within an individual’s abilities to improve overall health and wellbeing.
General Counsellors: provide general counselling services.
Integrated Chronic Disease Management Counsellor: works with individuals adapting to and living with chronic illness to provide mental health counselling and care navigation from a wellness and reablement framework.
Physiotherapists: work with you to help maintain and improve a person’s ability to move and function. Our physiotherapists will start with your current functionality and, in consultation with you, develop a plan for improving your mobility, strength and functionality over time.
Podiatrists: provide specialist advice on the health of your feet and ankles. They will work with you to improve your mobility and strength, allowing you to be more independent and participate more in your community. Our podiatrists will assess your gait and factors that will affect your mobility and discuss a plan to enable you to maintain or enhance your mobility.