East Gippsland Health and Community Services Directory

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East Gippsland Health and Community Services Directory

East Gippsland Health and

Community Services

Directory

July 2009

East Gippsland Primary Care Partnership


This Directory has been developed to assist you in your work with

clients with chronic conditions, and to aid in the referral process. The

Directory contains a range of activities and services appropriate for

clients with chronic disease.

This directory is also located on our website at

http://www.gha.net.au/egpcp/

If you require further copies, please do not hesitate to contact me

(contact details below).

Regards

Emily Durbridge

Chronic Disease Management Worker

East Gippsland and Wellington PCP

Ph: 0351 520022

Mob: 0400 161 781

Email: emilyd@glch.org.au

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

BAIRNSDALE HEALTH & COMMUNITY SERVICES .......................................................... 4

BRUTHEN HEALTH & COMMUNITY SERVICES ............................................................... 10

CANN RIVER HEALTH & COMMUNITY SERVICES ......................................................... 12

LAKES ENTRANCE HEALTH & COMMUNITY SERVICES ............................................... 13

MALLACOOTA HEALTH & COMMUNITY SERVICES ....................................................... 16

OMEO HEALTH & COMMUNITY SERVICES ....................................................................... 18

ORBOST HEALTH & COMMUNITY SERVICES .................................................................. 20

PAYNESVILLE HEALTH & COMMUNITY SERVICES ........................................................ 22

EAST GIPPSLAND COMMUNITY AGENCIES ...................................................................... 24

EAST GIPPSLAND PRIVATE HEALTH SERVICES............................................................. 27

REGIONAL & STATEWIDE SERVICES .................................................................................. 29

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Bairnsdale

Health & Community Services

Referral Area Agency Service Provided Phone

Access for all

Abilities

Access for All

Abilities

Commonwealth

Rehabilitation

Services (CRS) –

office in Bairnsdale

Noweyung Ltd

Noweyung Centre

Provides opportunities for

people with a disability to

access recreation

Services for job seekers and

employers – particularly for

people with a disability, injury of

health condition

Person Directed Services

People participate in a broad

range of activities across the

areas of continuing education,

social and community access,

recreation, pre-vocational skills,

arts, drama, and sensory based

programs. Independent Living

Skills, Yakety Yak Radio,

Community Participation,

Communication,

Accommodation Support

5153 0333

5150 7120

1800 277 277

Fax 5150 7130

Glenda McPhee

5153 0111

Allied &

Community Health

Bairnsdale Regional

Health Service

Allied Health (Day

Street)

Bairnsdale Regional

Health Service

Bairnsdale

Community Health

Centre (Ross St)

Bairnsdale Regional

Health Service

Paynesville

Community Health

Latrobe Community

Health Service -

Bairnsdale

OT/Physio/Speech/Dietitian

Podiatry/Soc. Worker/

Orthotics/Koori Liaison Officer,

HARP

Adolescent health, Adult day

centre, Breast Care Service,

Community Health Nursing,

Counselling Service, Dental

Health Program, Home Based

Nursing, Hospital in the Home,

Men’s Health, Palliative Care,

Post Acute Care, Sexual &

Reproductive Health, Women’s

Health, Pulmonary

Rehabilitation, Diabetes

Education

Monday-Friday 8.30am-4.00pm

Asthma & respiration advice,

Continence advisory service,

Counselling and personal

support, Diabetes education,

Dietetics and nutrition advice,

Physiotherapy. District Nursing

Service, Women’s Health, and

Young Peoples support

services.

5150 3388

Fax 5150 3365

5152 0222

5156 0631

5152 0500

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Comprehensive

Aged/Disabled

Assessment

Aged Care

Assessment

Services

(ACAS).

Complex Aged/Disabled

Issues Hostel/Nursing

Home Care Inc. Respite

Community Aged Care

Packages

5150 2112

Fax 5150 2131

Counselling

Services

East Gippsland

Division OF Gen.

Practice

Gamblers Help

Gippsland

(Latrobe Community

Health)

Psychologists - GP

Referral Only

Support Service for those

affected by gambling -

including support for family

members, employers

5153 0383

Fax 5153 0384

5152

0500

Gippsland Lakes

Community Health

(Bairnsdale & Lakes

Entrance)

Alcohol and Drug Counselling,

Alcohol and Drug Withdrawal,

Alcohol and Drug Supported

Accommodation Service,

Bereavement Support,

Centrelink Rural Services,

Emergency Assistance, Family

Counselling, Family Support,

General Counselling, Housing

Support Services, Men’s

Behavioural Change Program,

Needle Syringe Program

5155 8300

Fax 5155 4057

Domestic Violence

Sexual Assault

Anglicare Victims of crime 5152 1213

Bairnsdale Regional

Health Service

Gippsland Lakes

Community Health

(Lakes Entrance)

Centre Against

Sexual Assault

(CASA)

Kilmany Family Care

Bairnsdale

Counselling 5150 3333

Fax 5150 3365

Counselling 5155 8300

Fax 5155 2119

GRAPPLE support group

for men with violent/abusive

behavioural tendencies

5153 1629

1800 806 292

5152 9600

Fax 5152 9666

Emergency

Ambulance, Fire,

Police

Bairnsdale Regional

Health Service

Latrobe Regional

Hospital

Nurse On Call

Hospital Emergency

Department

Telephone health line,

providing Victorians with

immediate, expert health

information and advice 24

hours a day, 7 days a week.

For the cost of a local call from

anywhere in Victoria.

000

5150 0333

5173 8444

1300 60 60 24

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Poisons Information

Centre

The Asthma

Foundation Victoria

13 11 26

Helpline – open 9:30am-3pm Toll free 1800 645 130

03 9326 7088

Exercise & Fitness

General Practice

Bairnsdale Aquatic &

Recreation Centre

McKean St, Bairnsdale 5152 5710

fax: 5153 1585

Bairnsdale Outdoor

5152 4909

Pool

Curves Bairnsdale 107 Main St, Bairnsdale 5152 3808

Defined FX Personal Trainer 5153 2255

Gippsport Bairnsdale 5153 1745

Bairnsdale Medical

Group

438 Main St, Bairnsdale 5152 4123

Fax 5152 1549

Dr Elspeth McRae 305 Main St, Bairnsdale 5152 2088

Macleod Street

Medical

93 Macleod St, Bairnsdale 5152 5145

Fax 5152 3055

Health Educators

Bairnsdale Reg.

Health Service

Diabetes Educator 5150 3410

Home &

Community Care

Bairnsdale Regional

Health Service –

Community Health

Commonwealth

Rehabilitation

Service (CRS)

Gippsland Lakes

Community Health

(Bairnsdale)

Baptcare

Co Care & Carer

Respite.

East Gippsland.

Quantum Support

Services

Care Service 5152 0222

Vocational Rehabilitation

Service assisting people with a

disability, injury or health

condition to get or keep a job

HACC Service

SAAP Care Service Bairnsdale

Care & Support for Youth,

Family & Disability, Residential

Aged Care, Community Aged

Care Services

Ongoing Dementia Carer

Support & Respite ABI

Information & Support

Support for people on low

incomes with complex, multiple,

unmet needs. Housing Support

for the aged, Office of Housing

and indigenous tenants.

Personal support and

Consumer Affairs Victoria

advocacy

5150 7120

5152 0052

Fax 5153 1087

5152 3696

5150 2101

Fax 5150 2131

5152 5098

Vision Australia 5153 1627

Indigenous Health

Gippsland & East

Gippsland Aboriginal

Co-operative

Gippsland & East

Gippsland Aboriginal

Co-operative

Reception 5150 0700

Medical Centre 5150 0701

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Maternal & Child

Health

Mental Health

Neighbourhood

Houses

Support Groups

Lake Tyers

Aboriginal Trust

Moogji Aboriginal

Council

Bairnsdale – GLCH

(and surrounding

areas)

East Gippsland

Mental Health

Services

Gippsland Child &

Adolescent Mental

Health Service

SNAP – Bairnsdale

GROW

Meetings held at

Bairnsdale

Community Health

Centre

Bairnsdale

Neighbourhood

House

Bruthen Adult Day

Centre

Lakes Entrance

Neighbourhood

House

Lifeways Christian

Outreach Centre

(Bairnsdale)

Lindenow Adult Day

Centre

Metung Community

Care Centre

ADHD Support

Group

Aspergers Support

Group

Autism Support

Group

5155 8500

5154 2133

5152 0052

Community Mental Health 5150 3444

Psychiatric disability

rehabilitation support service. It

provides psychosocial

rehabilitation programs to

adults with a psychiatric

disability resulting from a

mental illness. These programs

are designed to build on

existing strengths, increase self

esteem and assist in the

journey of recovery.

5171 1255

5153 1823

Fax 5152 6345

Contact:

Maureen O’Kelly 5152

1715

5152 5777

5157 5483

5155 2277

5153 1733

5157 1655

5156 2270

5155 3888

Miranda

5152 5970

Rose

5157 6218

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Bairnsdale & District

Diabetes Support

Group

Bairnsdale & District

Carers Group

Bairnsdale & District

Challenging

Behaviour Support

Group

Bairnsdale GOLD

(Growing Old Living

Dangerously)

Bairnsdale Lupus

Group

Chronic Illness

Support Group

Bairnsdale Regional

Health Service

East Gippsland

Cancer Support

Group

Epilepsy Support

Gwyn Schnable

Heartbeat Group

Gipps Region

Cancer Support

Service

Winding down

GROW

Support group for diagnosed

Type 1 and Type 2 diabetics

Support and information to

carers

Support group for women

Rebecca Tivendale

5152 7664

Lorraine Smith

5156 1086

Narelle

5153 0206

Joan Whillance

5152 4752

N Anderson

5152 5353

5150 3640

5152 3635

1800 134 087

Gwyn Schnable 5127 5555

Maurie Stubbs

5152 2819

Dianne Gibbs

Maureen O’Kelly

5152 1715

Mensline 24 hour service 1300 789 978

Transitional

Housing

Management

Community Housing

Ltd

5153 2933

Women’s Health

Gippsland Womens

Health Service (Sale

office)

Offers health information,

resources, support, referral,

health promotion, education

and training

5143 1600

Youth Services

Berry Street

Adolescent Unit

Wy Yung

Gippsland Lakes

Community Health

(Lakes Entrance &

Bairnsdale)

Kilmany Family Care

Bairnsdale

Bairnsdale Regional

Health Service

Youth Worker/Youth

Housing/Support Worker

SAAP

Support services to

childcare facilities to

support children with

special needs

Youth alcohol & drug

outreach program

5153 1998

5155 8300

5152 9600

Fax 5152 9666

5150 3444

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Bairnsdale

Neighbourhood

House

Bruthen

Neighbourhood

House

Bairnsdale Youth

Services

5152 5777

5155 9216

Fax 5155 9377

0417 510 732

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Bruthen

Health & Community Services

Referral Area Agency Service Provided Phone

Allied &

Community Health

Bruthen Community

Health Centre

Ensay Community

Health Centre

Gippsland Lakes

Community Health

Bruthen

Community Health Nurse,

Diabetes Educator, GP,

Community Resources,

Information relating to GLCH

and external services

5157 5744

5157 3215

5157 5744

Fax: 5157 5744

Comprehensive

Aged/Disabled

Assesment

Aged Care

Assesment Services

(ACAS).

Complex Aged/Disabled

Issues Hostel/Nursing

Home Care Inc. Respite

Community Aged Care

Packages

5150 2112

Fax 5150 2131

Counselling

Services

East Gippsland

Division OF Gen.

Practice

Psychologists – GP

Referral Only

5153 0383

Fax 5153 0384

Emergency

Ambulance, Fire,

Police

Bairnsdale Regional

Health Service

Nurse On Call

Poisons Information

Centre

The Asthma

Foundation Victoria

Hospital Emergency

Department

Telephone health line,

providing Victorians with

immediate, expert health

information and advice 24

hours a day, 7 days a week.

For the cost of a local call from

anywhere in Victoria.

000

5150 0333

1300 60 60 24

13 11 26

Helpline – open 9:30am-3pm Toll free 1800 645 130

03 9326 7088

Exercise & Fitness

Gippsland Lakes

Community Health

(Bruthen)

Walk & Talk Tuesdays at

8:30am

Tai Chi & Walking Sessions

Mondays at 10:30

5157 5744

Indigenous Health

Gippsland & East

Gippsland Aboriginal

Co-operative

Reception 5150 0700

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Maternal & Child

Health

Neighbourhood

Houses

Gippsland & East

Gippsland Aboriginal

Co-operative

Lake Tyers

Aboriginal Trust

Merindoo Youth

Hostel

Moogji Aboriginal

Council

GLCH-Bairnsdale &

District

GLCH-Lakes

Entrance & District

Lake Tyers Health

and Childrens

Services

Bruthen Adult Day

Centre

Medical Centre 5150 0701

5156 5360

5152 2188

5154 2133

5152 0052

5155 8300

5155 8500

5157 5483

Support Groups

Bruthen

Neighbourhood

House

GLCH Bruthen

Men’s Shed Mondays at Big

Green Shed 10am-2pm

‘Sew What’ Craft Group

Wednesdays 1pm-3:30pm

Monday Muses Art Classes

Mondays 1pm-4pm

5155 9216

Fax 5155 9377

5157 5744

Fax 5757 5749

Mensline 24 hour service 1300 789 978

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Cann River

Health & Community Services

Referral Area Agency Service Provided Phone

Allied Health

Service

Cann Valley Bush

Nursing Centre

Open 9am to 5.30pm Monday

to Friday. On call outside these

hours for emergencies and

essential care. Primary Health

Care, Sole Bush Nursing plus

allied Health Care Visitors,

District Nursing, Home Care,

Palliative Care, Pathology,

Respite Care in homes

5158 6274

Fax 5158 6409

Counselling

Emergency

Neighbourhood

Houses

Nursing

East Gippsland

Division OF Gen.

Practice

Cann Valley Bush

Nursing Centre

Ambulance, Fire,

Police

Nurse On Call

Orbost Regional

Hospital

Poisons Information

Centre

The Asthma

Foundation Victoria

Cann River

Community Centre

Cann Valley Bush

Nursing Centre

Psychologists - GP

Referral Only

5153 0383

Fax 5153 0384

Family/Drug & Alcohol 5158 6274

Fax 5158 6409

Telephone health line,

providing Victorians with

immediate, expert health

information and advice 24

hours a day, 7 days a week.

For the cost of a local call from

anywhere in Victoria.

000

1300 60 60 24

5154 6666

13 11 26

Helpline – open 9:30am-3pm Toll free 1800 645 130

03 9326 7088

5158 6465

District Nurse 5158 6274

Fax 5158 6409

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Lakes Entrance

Health & Community Services

Referral Area Agency Service Provided Phone

Allied &

Community Health

Gippsland Lakes

Community Health

(Lakes Entrance)

Physiotherapist, Podiatrist,

Speech Pathologist, Exercise

Physiologist, Dietitian,

Occupational Therapist,

Planned Activity Group

Assistants

Life Program, Living Well With

Diabetes, Healthy for Life

5155 8300

Fax 5155 8303

Counselling

Services

East Gippsland

Division OF Gen.

Practice

Gippsland Lakes

Community Health

(Bairnsdale & Lakes

Entrance)

Psychologists - GP

Referral Only

Alcohol and Drug Counselling,

Alcohol and Drug Counselling

for Young People, Alcohol and

Drug Withdrawal, Alcohol and

Drug Supported

Accommodation Service,

Bereavement Support,

Centrelink Rural Services,

Emergency Assistance, Family

Counselling, Family Support,

General Counselling, Housing

Support Services, Men’s

Behavioural Change Program,

Needle Syringe Program

5153 0383

Fax 5153 0384

5155 8300

Fax 5155 4057

Domestic Violence

Sexual Assault

Gippsland Lakes

Community Health

(Lakes Entrance)

Centre Against

Sexual Assault

(CASA)

Counselling 5155 8300

Fax 5155 2119

5153 1629

1800 806 292

Emergency

Ambulance, Fire,

Police

Bairnsdale Regional

Health Service

Latrobe Regional

Hospital

Nurse On Call

Hospital Emergency

Department

Telephone health line,

providing Victorians with

immediate, expert health

information and advice 24

hours a day, 7 days a week.

For the cost of a local call from

anywhere in Victoria.

000

5150 0333

5173 8444

1300 60 60 24

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Poisons Information

Centre

The Asthma

Foundation Victoria

13 11 26

Helpline – open 9:30am-3pm Toll free 1800 645 130

03 9326 7088

Exercise & Fitness Gippsport Bairnsdale 5153 1745

Lakes Aquadome Lakes Entrance 5155 3333

General Practice Cunninghame Arm 8 Whiters St, Lakes Entrance 5155 2300

Gippsland Lakes

5155 8300

Community Health

Health Educators

Gippsland Lakes

Community Health

(Lakes Entrance)

Diabetes Educator 5155 8300

Fax 5155 8303

Home &

Community Care

Gippsland Lakes

Community Health

(Lakes Entrance)

(Bairnsdale)

Gippsland Lakes

Community Health

(Bairnsdale & Lakes

Entrance)

HACC Service

SAAP Care Service Bairnsdale

5155 8300

Fax 5155 8303

5152 0052

Fax 5153 1087

Indigenous Health

Maternal & Child

Health

Mental Health

Neighbourhood

Houses

Gippsland & East

Gippsland Aboriginal

Co-operative

Gippsland & East

Gippsland Aboriginal

Co-operative

Lake Tyers

Aboriginal Trust

Moogji Aboriginal

Council

Lakes Entrance –

GLCH (and

surrounding areas)

Lake Tyers Health

and Childrens

Services

East Gippsland

Mental Health

Services

Lakes Entrance

Neighbourhood

House

Reception 5150 0700

Medical Centre 5150 0701

5155 8500

5154 2133

5155 8300

5155 8500

Community Mental Health 5150 3444

5155 2277

Support Groups

Bairnsdale & District

Carers Group

Bairnsdale & District

Challenging

Support and information to

carers

Lorraine Smith 5156 1086

Narelle

5153 0206

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Behaviour Support

Group

East Gippsland

Cancer Support

Group

Lakes Entrance

Cancer Council

Lakes Entrance &

District Breast

Cancer Support

Support group for patients

5152 3635

Jill Douglas

5155 2651

Margaret Wah

5155 2025

Mensline 24 hour service 1300 789 978

Transitional

Housing

Management

Women’s Health

Community Housing

Ltd

Gippsland Lakes

Community Health

(Lakes Entrance)

Gippsland Womens

Health Service

5153 2933

Clinic 5155 8300

Offers health information,

resources, support, referral,

health promotion, education

and training

5143 1600

Youth Services

Berry Street

Adolescent Unit

Wy Yung

Gippsland Lakes

Community Health

(Lakes Entrance &

Bairnsdale)

Youth Worker/Youth

Housing/Support Worker

SAAP

5153 1998

5155 8300

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Mallacoota

Health & Community Services

Referral Area Agency Service Provided

Allied Health

Community

Services

Counselling

Services

Dental Clinic

Disability Services

Emergency

General Practice

Health Services

Mallacoota Health

Centre

Mallacoota Health

Centre

Mallacoota Health

Centre

Mallacoota Medical

Centre

Mallacoota Health

Centre

Mallacoota Health

Centre

Ambulance, Fire,

Police

Nurse On Call

Poisons Information

Centre

The Asthma

Foundation Victoria

Mallacoota Medical

Centre

Mallacoota Health

Centre

Phone

See Health services 5158 0243

Fax 5158 0448

Neighbourhood House

5158 0243

Centrelink, ACFE, Occasional

Fax 5158 0448

Child Care, Telecentre,

Support groups

See Health services 5153 0383

Fax 5153 0448

Psychologist and Psychiatrist –

51580777

GP referral only

Medicare Teen dental,

Enhanced Primary Care

Scheme, DVA (bulk billed)

EFTPOS /HICAPS facilities

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51580243

51580927

Fax51580448

See Social services 5158 0243

Fax 5158 0448

Paramedic 000

Telephone health line,

providing Victorians with

immediate, expert health

information and advice 24

hours a day, 7 days a week.

For the cost of a local call from

anywhere in Victoria.

1300 60 60 24

13 11 26

Helpline – open 9:30am-3pm Toll free 1800 645 130

03 9326 7088

21 Maurice Ave, Mallacoota 5158 0777

Allied Health (podiatry,

physiotherapy, occupational

therapy, dietician, speech),

HACC Home Care Services

(home help, personal care,

meals on wheels, property

maintenance)

Community Nursing (diabetes

educator, health promotion)

Community Care Packages

Family Counselling

Palliative care/post acute care

Respite Care (24 hr respite,

emergency and social respite)

Volunteer Transport (specialist

medical appointments )

Independent Living Units

Rural Allied Fly in Service

Maternal Child Health nurse

5158 0243

Fax 5158 0448


Neighbourhood

House

Nursing Services

Mallacoota Health

Centre

Mallacoota Health

Centre

See Community services 5158 0243

Fax 5158 0448

See Health services 5158 0243

Fax 5158 0448

Respite Care

Social Services

Volunteer

Transport Service

Youth Services

Mallacoota Health

Centre

Mallacoota Health

Centre

Mallacoota Health

Centre Service

Mallacoota Health

Centre

See Health services 5158 0243

Fax 5158 0448

Planned Activity Group(HACC,

5158 0243

social, emotional and physical

Fax 5158 0448

activities)

Emergency & Disability

services (SAAP, HEF/CHL,

Flexible Support Packages,

Futures for Young Adults)

Youth Services life-skills

mentoring program, coota

connections)

Men’s Shed

See Health services 5158 0243

Fax 5158 1448

See Social services 5158 0243

Fax 5158 0448

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Omeo

Health & Community Services

Referral Area Agency Service Provided

Allied Health

Counselling

Services

Emergency

Ensay Community

Health Centre

Far East Gippsland

Health Service

Omeo District

Hospital

Swifts Creek

Community Centre

Swifts Creek Bush

Nursing Service

Omeo District

Hospital

East Gippsland

Division OF Gen.

Practice

Ambulance, Fire,

Police

Nurse On Call

Poisons Information

Centre

The Asthma

Foundation Victoria

Physio/Dietician/Speech/

Optometrist/Diabetic

Educator/OT

By appointment weekdays

Daily clinical and domiciliary

services by a registered

nurse/midwife. 24 hour

emergency service. Twice

weekly clinic by a general

practitioner. Health promotion

programs.

Social Worker/Alcohol/

Drug

Psychologists – GP

Referral only

Fax: 5153 0384

Telephone health line,

providing Victorians with

immediate, expert health

information and advice 24

hours a day, 7 days a week.

For the cost of a local call from

anywhere in Victoria.

Phone

5157 3215

5154 6666

Fax 5154 2366

5159 0100

Fax 5159 0194

5159 4477

Fax 5159 4555

5159 4210

Fax 51594281

5159 0100

Fax 5159 0194

5153 0383

Fax 5153 0384

000

1300 60 60 24

13 11 26

Helpline – open 9:30am-3pm Toll free 1800 645 130

03 9326 7088

General Practice

Home &

Community Care

Maternal &

Child Health Nurse

Omeo Medical

Centre

Omeo District

Hospital

Omeo District

Hospital

Swifts Creek Bush

Nursing Service

5159 0140

Nursing services 5159 0100

Fax 5159 0194

Nursing services 5159 0100

Fax 5159 0194

Nursing services 5159 4210

Fax 51594281

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Mental Health

East Gippsland

Mental Health

Services

Community Mental Health 5150 3444

Neighbourhood

Houses

Benambra 5159 9208

Nursing

Ensay Bush Nursing

Centre

Swifts Creek Bush

Nursing Centre

District Nurse 5157 3215

District Nurse 5159 4210

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Orbost

Health & Community Services

Referral Area Agency Service Provided

Allied Health

Gelantipy District

Bush Nursing Centre

Orbost Regional

Health Service

OT/Physio/Speech/

Podiatry/Social Worker

Orthotics/Koori Hospital

Liaison Officer/Allied Health

Assistant

Phone

5155 0274

5154 6666

Fax 5154 2366

Alcohol & Drug

Counselling

Counselling

Services

Orbost Regional

Health Service

East Gippsland

Division of Gen.

Practice

Orbost Regional

Health Service

Support & Counselling 5154 6666

Fax 5154 2366

Psychologists – GP

Referral only

5153 0383

Fax 5153 0384

Psychologists 5154 6666

Fax 5154 2366

Dental Services

Orbost Regional

Health Service

Call for appointment between

8:30am and 5pm Mon-Fri

5154 6625

Domestic Violence

Sexual Assault

Emergency

Orbost Regional

Health Service

Ambulance, Fire,

Police

Nurse On Call

Poisons Information

Centre

The Asthma

Foundation Victoria

Support & Counselling 5154 6666

Fax 5154 2366

Telephone health line,

providing Victorians with

immediate, expert health

information and advice 24

hours a day, 7 days a week.

For the cost of a local call from

anywhere in Victoria.

000

1300 60 60 24

13 11 26

Helpline – open 9:30am-3pm Toll free 1800 645 130

03 9326 7088

Exercise and

Fitness

Orbost Pool Swimming Pool 5154 1504

General Practice Orbost Medical Clinic Cnr Tyndall St & Boundary Rd,

5154 6777

Orbost

Orbost Medical

Group

118 Nicholson St, Orbost 5154 1015

Health Educators Orbost Regional Dietician 5154 6666

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Health Service Diabetes Educator Fax 5154 2366

Indigenous Health

Maternal & Child

Health

Lake Tyers

Aboriginal Trust

Moogi Aboriginal

Council

GLCH- Lakes

Entrance and district

Lake Tyers Health

and Childrens

Services

5156 5360

5154 2133

5155 8300

5155 8500

Mental Health

Community Mental

5154 1807

Health Services

Orbost

East Gippsland Community Mental Health 5150 3444

Mental Health

Services

Gippsland Child &

5171 1255

Adolescent Mental

Health Service

SNAP – Orbost 5154 2573

Neighbourhood

Houses

Orbost

Neighbourhood

House

Daytime or evening classes/

Craft & Interest Groups/

Drop in centre/

Multicultural support

group/Community

Development/

Adult literacy service/Computer

5154 6616

fax 5154 2224

Respite Care

Orbost Regional

Health Service

Lochiel House

Aged Hostel

5154 6666

Fax 5154 2366

Women's Health

Clinic

Orbost Medical

Group

1 Afternoon weekly 5154 1015

Fax 5154 2984

Home &

Community Care

Orbost – Merindah

Centre

Adult training support service

for people with intellectual

disabilities

5154 1879

Support Groups Orbost Men’s Shed Orbost Regional Health Gary Green

5154 6648

Mensline 24 hour service 1300 789 978

Women’s Health

Gippsland Lakes

Community Health

(Lakes Entrance)

Clinic 5155 8300

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Paynesville

Health & Community Services

Referral Area Agency Service Provided Phone

Allied &

Community Health

Bairnsdale Regional

Health Service

Paynesville

Community Health

Monday-Friday 8.30am-

4.00pm

Asthma & respiration advice,

Continence advisory service,

Counselling and personal

support, Diabetes education,

Dietetics and nutrition advice,

Physiotherapy. District Nursing

Service, Women’s Health, and

Young Peoples support

services.

5156 0631

Counselling

Services

East Gippsland

Division OF Gen.

Practice

Psychologists - GP

Referral Only

5153 0383

Fax 5153 0384

Emergency

Ambulance, Fire,

Police

Bairnsdale Regional

Health Service

Nurse On Call

Poisons Information

Centre

The Asthma

Foundation Victoria

Hospital Emergency

Department

Telephone health line,

providing Victorians with

immediate, expert health

information and advice 24

hours a day, 7 days a week.

For the cost of a local call from

anywhere in Victoria.

000

5150 0333

1300 60 60 24

13 11 26

Helpline – open 9:30am-3pm Toll free 1800 645 130

03 9326 7088

Exercise & Fitness Aerobics Paynesville Mature and motivated low

impact aerobics classes held

9:30am Tuesdays and Fridays

Gippsport

Information on sporting

options

Riviera Aquatics Swim School and Fitness

Centre

5156 6345

5156 0214

5153 1745

5156 0166

Walking Club 5156 0214

General Practice

Maternal & Child

Health

Paynesville Medical

Centre and

Community Health

Nurse

Paynesville

Nurse available Mondays by

appointment. Immunisation

sessions first Tuesday of

month 10am-10:30am

5156 7243

5156 6975

0428 699 566

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Mental Health

East Gippsland Community Mental Health 5150 3444

Mental Health

Services

Gippsland Child &

5171 1255

Adolescent Mental

Health Service

SNAP – Bairnsdale 5153 1823

GROW

C/O Bairnsdale

Community Health

Centre

Fax 5152 6345

5152 0222

Neighbourhood

Houses

Paynesville

Community Centre

Paynesville

Neighbourhood

Centre

5153 9500

5156 0214

Support Groups

Friends &

Neighbours

Paynesville

Friendship Group

Monthly social gathering or

outing and organisation of

short holidays.

Meets 10am-3pm every

Monday

5156 6521

5156 7294

5156 0214

Mensline 24 hour service 1300 789 978

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East Gippsland Community Agencies

Practice/Agency Service Provided Address Phone

Auslan Interpreting

Service

An Auslan interpreter is now

available for deaf or hard of

hearing people who use sign

language and would like an

interpreter for private medical

appointments.

Latrobe Community

Health

Teresa Paulet

5172 2815

Bairnsdale

Community Mental

Health Services

Community Mental Health

McKean St East

Gippsland Hospital

Bairnsdale

5150 3444

Bairnsdale

Regional Health

Service - Day Street

Occupational Therapist,

Dietician, Podiatrist,

Physiotherapist, Social

Worker, Speech Therapist,

Koori Liaison Officer, Welfare

Officer

Day Street

Bairnsdale

5150 3333

Bairnsdale

Community Health

Service - Ross

Street

Adolescent health, Adult day

centre, Breast Care Service,

Community Health Nursing,

Counselling Service, Dental

Health Program, Home Based

Nursing, Hospital in the Home,

Men’s Health, Palliative Care,

Post Acute Care, Sexual &

Reproductive Health,

Women’s Health

Ross Street 5152 0222

Bruthen Bush

Nursing Centre

District Nursing 5153 9500

Buchan Bush

Nursing Centre

District Nursing – Monday to

Friday 8:30am-12pm, 12:30-

5pm & Saturday 8:30am-

12:30pm

Main St 5155 9222

Cann Valley Bush

Nursing Centre

District Nursing - Open 9am to

5.30pm Monday to Friday. On

call outside these hours for

emergencies and essential

care.

23-25 Monaro Hwy

Primary Health Care,

Sole Bush Nursing plus

allied Health Care

Visitors, District Nursing,

Home Care, Palliative

Care, Pathology, Respite

Care

5158 6274

East Gippsland PCP: Health and Community Services Directory 2009 Page 24 of 30


Community

Housing Ltd

CRS Australia

Provide housing information

and referral, emergency and

transitional accommodation

Provider of vocational

rehabilitation and assessment

services to people with a

disability, injury or health

condition

5153 2933

87B Main St 5150 7120

East Gippsland

Division of General

Practice

Divisions build capacity in

general practice, working at

the local level towards a

skilled, viable and effective

general practice sector to

improve the health and wellbeing

of Victorian communities

Programs: IM/IT,,

Workforce & Locum,,

Education, QA & CPD,

Immunisaton, Aged Care,

Home Medicines Review,

National Prescribing

Service, Mental Health

Trained Life Facilitator

5153 0383

Fax 5153 0384

Ensay Bush

Nursing Centre

District Nursing

5063 Great Alpine Rd PO

Box 6

5157 3215

Gelantipy Bush

Nursing Centre

District Nursing 1 Saleyard Rd 5155 0274

Gippsland Lakes

Community Health

- Lakes Entrance

Gippsland

Women’s Health

Service

Physiotherapist, Podiatrist,

Speech Pathologist, Exercise

Physiologist, Dietitian,

Occupational Therapist,

Planned Activity Group

Assistants, Life Program,

Living Well With Diabetes

Offers health information,

resources, support, referral,

health promotion, education

and training

Trained Life Facilitator

18-26 Jemmeson St 5155 8300

5143 1600

Indigenous Health

Services

Gippsland & East Gippsland Bairnsdale 5150 0700

Aboriginal Co-operative

Gippsland & East Gippsland Medical Centre -

5152 5544

Aboriginal

Co-operative

Bairnsdale

Lake Tyers Aboriginal Trust Lake Tyers 5156 5360

Moogji Aboriginal Council Orbost 5154 2133

Kilmany Family

Care

Kilmany care provides a range

of community services in

Gippsland for children, young

people, families and

individuals. We have a vision

of a healthy Gippsland where

disadvantage and inequity is

challenged.

Services include: Family

Day Care, Home Based

Care, Family

Counselling, Community

Development, Family

Support, Consumer and

Tenancy Advice,

Children's Services

Support, Youth Services,

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5153 1146


Financial Counselling,

Disability Services

Latrobe

Community Health

Service -

Bairnsdale

Latrobe Regional

Health - Hospital

Mallacoota and

District Health

Service

Physiotherapist, Podiatrist,

Dietitian, Nursing. Visiting

Occupational Therapist,

Continence Advisor, Speech

Pathologist, Diabetic Nurse,

Stomal Nurse, Maternal &

Child Health Nurse,

Psychiatrist, Psychologist, &

other services as needed

Shop 5, 111 Main St 5152 0500

5173 8444

PO Box 200 5158 0243

Nowa Nowa

Community Health

Centre

Primary nursing service, day

care, maternal and child health

clinic, medical services, district

nursing, needle exchange,

health promotion and

information.

Bridge Road Post - c/-

Post Office Nowa Nowa

3887

5155 7294

Omeo District

Health

Orbost Regional

Health

Swifts Creek Bush

Nursing Centre

Physiotherapist, Dietitian,

Speech Pathologist,

Optometrist, Diabetes

Educator, Occupational

Therapist, Social Worker,

Alcohol & Drug Worker,

Nursing Services

Dietitian, Allied Health

Assistant, Physiotherapist,

Occupational Therapist, Social

Worker, Speech Pathologist

Life Program, Stanford BHSM

groups starting 2009

District Nursing - Daily clinical

and domiciliary services by a

registered nurse/midwife. 24

hour emergency service.

Twice weekly clinic by a

general practitioner. Health

promotion programs.

12 Easton St 5159 0100

Boundary Rd 5154 6666

McMillan Ave 5159 4210

Vision Australia Ask for Bairnsdale 1300 847 466

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East Gippsland Private Health Services

Referral Area Agency Service Provided

Audiology

Active Hearing Aid

Professionals

Gippsland Audiology

Services

Connie Cunningham

Bairnsdale

Susan Clutterbuck – visits

Bairnsdale

Phone

5152 1438

5134 8366

Chiropractor

Counselling

Services

Bairnsdale Chiropractic

5152 4056

Centre

Blennerhassett

5153 1388

Chiropractic Centre

Dwyer Chiropractic 5152 1804

Lakes Chiropractic

5155 4400

Centre

Piera Chiropractic 5152 1804

Anne Morris-Bannerman Support & Counselling 5154 1085

Doug Bannerman

Riviera Counselling

5152 2533

Service

Ruth Giles Professional Counsellor 0425 726 933

Rural Financial

TAFE College Bairnsdale 5152 1514

Counsellor

Shamrock Counselling

Services

5153 2957

Occupational

Therapist

Osteopath

Natural Health

Physiotherapist

East Vic Professional

Therapies

East Gippsland

Osteopathic Clinic

Bairnsdale Natural

Health Centre

Bairnsdale

Physiotherapy Centre

East Gippsland

Physiotherapy Spinal &

Sports Clinic

East Gippsland

Physiotherapy Spinal &

Sports Clinic

Main St Physiotherapy

Clinic

5152 6588

17 Mcleod St, Orbost 5154 2777

51 Francis St, Bairnsdale 5153 1679

Wy Yung 5152 6088

Bairnsdale 5153 1166

Orbost 5154 1166

5152 3323

Podiatrist

Bairnsdale Paramedical

5152 5391

Clinic

Bairnsdale Podiatry 5152 7833

East Gippsland Podiatry 5152 6933

Psychologist Chris Egan 5153 2488

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Hannah Hall 5152 7373

Tracey Marshall 0409 778 045

Kate Mottrom 5152 4056

Joy Rainey 5156 7516

Vicki Saulle 0419 896 709

Debra Smith 5152 2025

Margaret Uebergang 5153 1629

Vicki White 5153 2586

Speech Pathologist Chelsea McMillan 0438 531 839

Antonette Seiler 5152 6588

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Regional & Statewide Services

Referral Area Agency Service Provided Phone

Aged Care

Alzheimer's Association

9818 3022

Victoria

Arthritis Victoria 8531 8000

Commonwealth Carelink

Centre

Deaf Infolink -Gippsland

Information on local

Aged Disability &

Community Services

Latrobe Community

Health Service

Sharing Dementia Care

Referrals to other services via

Deaf Infolink Sale

1300 302 335

1800 052 222

5127 9100

Dental Health

Dental Health Services

Victoria

Epilepsy Foundation of

Victoria

Gippsland Centre

Against Sexual Assault

5127 4563

Moe 5127 9150

Counselling Service 5153 1629

Eye Care

Royal Victorian Institute

for the Blind

Services to blind & vision

impaired people Sale

5149 6831

Hearing Services

VSDC Services for Deaf

Children

1800 645 916

Mental Health

SAAP

Schizophrenia

Fellowship

Support Accommodation

Assistance Program

Gippsland Family Program 5133 0955

DHS Traralgon 5177 2500

Women’s Health

Services

Gippsland Women's

Health Service Inc.

Older Women's Network

Vic

Education/Resource & Referral

Service

5143 1600

9654 4388

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Important Websites

Title Agency Service Provided Web Address

Better Health

Channel

Victorian

Government

Health and medical

information for consumers,

quality assured by the

Victorian government

(Australia).

Find a health practitioner or

service in Victoria.

To search for health information:

http://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/

To search for local professionals:

http://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/bhcv2/bhcsite.

nsf/pages/service_directory?opendocument

Human

Services

Directory

Department of

Human

Services

The Human Services

Directory aims to provide

Practitioners and Service

Providers with access to

accurate and up-to-date

information about health,

social & disability services

in Victoria.

To search for local professionals:

www.humanservicesdirectory.vic.gov.au

This information may be

used to both inform

consumers and to

communicate with other

practitioners, including

referring consumers to

other services.

Service Seeker Infoxchange Infoxchange provides

valuable resources and

tools to the wider

community sector (including

local government and state

government departments).

Australia's most extensive

directory of community

support services providing

access to 237,414 health,

welfare and community

service records.

To search for resources and tools:

http://www.infoxchange.net.au/

To search for community support services:

http://www.serviceseeker.com.au/

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