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The NDIS roll-out in East Gippsland is less than 6 months away! Are you prepared? We can help you get your head around the NDIS and how it may impact you and your family. Call our disabilities team today on 5155 8300 for an appointment #NDIS #areyouprepared #eastgippsland #lakesentrance #bairnsdale #bruthen #metung #nowanowa #yourhealthourcommitment #since1975 #registeredNDISserviceprovider ... See MoreSee Less

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LOOK NO FURTHER!! We're you LOCAL HOME CARE PACKAGE PROVIDER, servicing all of East Gippsland...

A Home Care Package is a flexible package of care services tailored to meet the individual needs of people who would like to remain living in their own home. The package is coordinated by a care manager at Gippsland Lakes Community Health and is funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health.

Our care managers work in partnership with you and your family to plan your package of care and to develop an individual budget to support your level of care. You can choose what level of input you would like from your care manager.

Your package of care may include assistance with personal care such as showering, domestic assistance such as housework and shopping, or possibly help to access social activities. Other types of assistance that may be provided include:
- Meal preparation
- Laundry
- Transport
- Garden maintenance
- In home respite
- Nursing care
- Allied health such as podiatry, occupational therapy, physiotherapy
- Continence
- Access to specialist appointments
- Equipment.

To be eligible to receive a Home Care Package you must be assessed by the Aged Care Assessment Service (ACAS). This assessment can be organised via the My Aged Care website www.myagedcare.gov.au or by phoning the National Call Centre on 1800 200 422.

Call our Home Care Package Team today for help with accessing My Aged Care on 5152 0075 #homecarepackages #agedcare #localstakingcareoflocals #yourhealthourcommitment #since1975
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#NationalDiabetesWeek | Type 1 diabetes is more common than you think. Know the 4Ts of type 1 diabetes - Toilet, Thirst, Tired, Thinner. Check your risk at www.diabetesaustralia.com.au/itsabouttime and if you need to follow up any concerns, please contact our Diabetes Educator on 5155 8300 #NDW2018 #ItsAboutTime ... See MoreSee Less

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT... We're excited to offer you a FREE HEALTHY LIFESTYLE PROGRAM in August 2018. The Life! Program will teach you how to reduce your risk of chronic disease by making small changes to your lifestyle.

The friendly group environment will support you every step of the way in achieving and maintaining your healthy lifestyle goals over a six session program, running every second Thursday from 9.00 -11.00am at GLCH in Lakes Entrance.

The first session will be a one on one appointment with the nurse facilitator at GLCH, and will go for around an hour, working with you to set some personal health goals.

The next four group sessions will be about 2 hours every second week. These sessions include interactive presentations with a diabetes educator, chronic condition nurse, dietician, mindfulness meditation facilitator and an exercise physiologist.

The last group session is held four months after the completion of the course and is a great opportunity to gain further support from the group in achieving your health goals. A fantastic drumming workshop will also help to boost your motivation!

Call Kate Hanckel NOW on 5155 8300.#LifeProgram #healthylifestyle #wellness#chronicdisease #communityhealth #lakesentrance#eastgippsland #yourhealthourcommitment#since1975 #Life!
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