Active Living

Physical activity is important for everyone’s physical and mental wellbeing. It can reduce your risk of chronic health conditions; such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes and cancer, as well as help to reduce social isolation and strengthen social connections. Each year Central Highlands Rural Health participates in Premier’s Active April  by encouraging the community […]

Physical Services

Central Highlands Rural Health provides a broad range of services and health promotion activities to the Hepburn Shire. Physical well-being consists of the ability to perform physical activities and carry out social roles that are not hindered by physical limitations and experiences of bodily pain, and biological health indicators. Looking after your physical health is […]

Allied Health

Allied health and therapy services funded through Australian Government Department of Health Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) Allied health and therapy services focus on restoring, improving, or maintaining older people’s independent functioning and wellbeing. This is done through providing a range of clinical interventions, expertise, care and treatment, education including techniques for self-management, technologies including […]

In Home Services

Supporting your independence….Living better in your own home. We offer support for you to stay independent and safe in your own home. We offer an extensive range of home care services to suit you. From community nursing to delivered meals, transition care to transport help and social support. As a registered Home Care Package provider, we offer exceptional […]

Residential Aged Care

Central Highlands Rural Health provides respite and permanent residential aged care. Our facilities are comfortable and safe and we promote the highest physical and mental function to optimise the residents quality of life. Residents are located in Daylesford, Creswick and Trentham. Our Promise All sites provide permanent and respite care.  Our philosophy is to provide […]

Community Health and Wellbeing

Community Health (formerly Integrated Primary Care) has been shown to have an independent effect on improving health status, reducing health inequalities, achieving better health outcomes for a lower overall cost than systems focused on specialist or tertiary care, thereby making our health care sustainable. Our service focuses on wellness and person-centred care and addresses inequalities in […]

Diabetes Education

Offering education, management and advice for Type 1, Type 2, Gestational Diabetes, Pre – Diabetes and Diabetes prevention. Available to all ages.

Population Health

Central Highlands Rural Health provides a broad range of health promotion activities and initiatives to the communities in the Hepburn Shire in response to community interest and need. The Population Health Team develop and deliver an Integrated Health Promotion Plan which focuses on key priority areas including healthy eating, active living and mental wellbeing. Programs […]

Trentham Aged Care

Trentham Aged Care Central Highlands Rural Health is a Victorian State Government owned not-for-profit organisation that manages Trentham Nursing Home, which is situated in the rural township of Trentham. Single rooms are available for permanent and respite care. There are no restrictions on visiting hours and car parking is free. The home is co-located with  […]


Services and Treatment for Enduring and Persistent Mental Illness The STEPMI program provides longer-term support and therapy to individuals experiencing enduring mental health issues. Users of this service are also able to access the 10 visit Mental Health Treatment Plan scheme with a doctor’s referral. To be eligible clients cannot be current clients of a […]