Dementia Action Week: 21-27 September 2020

This Dementia Action Week, we’re joining forces with Dementia Australia to show how we support people living with dementia to live well for many years after their diagnosis. Dementia affects close to half a million Australians. That number is set double in the next 25 years. With so many people impacted now and into the […]

Creswick Residents Support Shannon’s Bridge

Shannon’s Bridge is a charity and volunteer run organisation based in Creswick which helps connect patients and existing palliative care services and support. The ‘End of Life Care Hub’ is an open and welcoming place for patients and their families to ask questions and be connected with existing services. The Shannon’s Bridge team have been […]

Nursing in the Community Week: 14 – 20 September 2020

Nursing in the Community Week aims to raise awareness of how nurses support their community to stay safe at home, and how these nurses impact on the wellbeing of individuals in local communities. Our team of dedicated nurses offer care and services to help you stay at home for as long as possible. We offer […]

Wrapping Up Women’s Health Week

Women’s Health Week has come to an end for 2020. Central Highlands Rural Health (CHRH) celebrated the campaign online this year highlighting the importance of women taking time for their health and wellbeing. With the current climate that we all find ourselves in, it’s important that well all look at self-care as a necessary part […]

Women’s Health Week

Central Highlands Rural Health (CHRH) will once again celebrate Women’s Health Week, this September 7 – 11. Women’s Health Week is a campaign run by Jean Hailes and is celebrated across Australia. It looks to improve all women’s health and help to encourage women to make healthier choices. With the current COVID-19 pandemic, it is […]

Hepburn Local Drug Action Team supports ‘Little Habit’ campaign

Did you know it takes just 66 days to form a habit? For most Australians, lockdown lasted around 70 days. Hepburn Local Drug Action Team (LDAT) are joining the Alcohol and Drug Foundation to encourage all Australians to reflect on whether their COVID-drinking might have become a little habit. Preview the campaign video on YouTube and […]

Mental Health First Aid Training

Develop new skills and improve your understanding of mental health and mental health problems. Blended Online  Component 1 – online (approximate completion time 5-7 hours – cost $55). Register at Mental Health First Aid Australia https://mhfa.com.au/ Choose Blended Online MHFA Community to enrol Component 2 – is instructor-led (two 2 ½ hour sessions) – Tuesday […]

Online Dementia Education Sessions

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Dementia Australia, in conjunction with The Treehouse at Kyneton Health, present two online education sessions for carers and family members of people living with dementia. Coping with changes in behaviours – Monday 14th September This session deals with some of the changes in behaviour caused by dementia.  It will look at the impact on the […]

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Since the onset of the Coronavirus pandemic back in March, our Community Nursing teams have seen a steady rise in referrals to their services. More patients are being admitted for hospital-in-the-home, reducing the burden on acute settings. Similarly, patients in need of palliative care are electing to stay at home, preferring to have regular visits […]

Maternal and Child Health Update

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Due to Victoria entering into a State of Disaster from 6pm on 2 August until Sunday 13 September, Hepburn Shire MCH Service, will be offering telephone consultations to all clients followed by a short face to face consultation to all families to complete physical and Developmental assessments until further notice. Central Highland Rural Health has […]