Transition care after leaving hospital

Type of care

This is a type of short-term care. This is a service that helps improve your health after a stay in hospital.

Purpose

To help you recover and regain independence after a stay in hospital.

How it could help

  • Therapy services like physiotherapy, occupational therapy, dietetics, speech pathology
  • Clinical care like pain management, wound care, oxygen therapy, medication assistance, dementia support, etc. – carried out by a registered nurse
  • Personal assistance with everyday tasks like bathing, personal hygiene, eating and eating aids, dressing and undressing, wheelchair use, etc.

How would I get this service?

Depending on your eligibility, it can be provided through the Transition Care Program.

What's next?

To find out what services you are eligible for, you will need to be assessed.

Apply for an assessment
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