Ballarat Community Health specialises ina range of allied health services including dietetics, exercise physiology, physiotherapy and podiatry.

These services fit into NDIS plans in the areas of Improved Health & Wellbeing and Improved Daily Living.

Improved Health & Wellbeing

Our dieticians and exercise physiologists can provide you with specialist advice and support on managing your diet and exercise to improve your overall health and wellbeing. This can be done on a one to one basis or with a group.

The funding lines and costs per session for these services are:

Individual dietician consultation

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$178.98 per session

Group dietician consultation

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$59.67 per session

Individual exercise physiologist consultation

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$145.63 per session

Group exercise physiologist consultation

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$48.54 per session

Improved Daily Living

Our podiatrists and physiotherapists can work with you to improve your mobility and strength, allowing you to be more independent and participate more in your community. Our physiotherapists will start with your current functionality and, in consultation with you, develop a plan for improving this functionality over time. 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.

The funding lines and costs per session for these services are:

Individual physiotherapy or podiatry consultation

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$175.57 per session

Manufacture of orthotics by a podiatrist

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$161.52 per hour

These services are provided by one of our qualified and experience clinicians in rooms at the following BCH sites:

Lucas – 12 Lilburne Street Lucas
Sebastopol – 260 Vickers Street
Cooinda – 10 Learmonth Rd Cooinda
Smythesdale – 19 Heales Street

Contact a BCH Customer Service Officer on 03 5338 4500 and they will organise for one of our intake team to phone you to discuss your needs and to set up a service agreement so you can commence visiting one of our clinicians.