Services

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 Nurse Led Clinic  
 
Our services include pathology, wound care including suture / staple removal, vital signs (blood pressure checks), blood glucose testing, medication administration (injections), ECG, telehealth, immunisations, and assessment and management of clinical and emergency presentations.
Patient and Nurse
 District Nursing 
 
District Nursing services are available to members of the Lake Bolac and District community. The aim of our service is to work in partnership with clients and carers to identify and attend to each individual’s health needs.
Paramedics
 First Line Emergency   Response 
 
In the event of a medical or trauma emergency in the community, we will be contacted by Ambulance Victoria to provide an emergency response.  This alerts our Remote Area Nurses to provide emergency care (including medications administration) prior to  the arrival of paramedics.
Blood Test
 Pathology 
 
Pathology collections services are provided at the Lake Bolac Bush Nursing Centre from Monday to Friday between 9:00AM and 12:30PM, free of charge. Courier collection by Clinical Labs is also on a daily basis. Patients need to bring a pathology request slip from their doctor.
Pediatrician Examining Infant
 Maternal & Child   Health Nurse 
 
The Maternal and Child Health Nurse (M&CH) is a family-centred heath service enhancing the quality of life for children aged 0-6 and their families, free of charge.  A M&CH Nurse from the Ararat Rural City Council visits the Lake Bolac Bush Nursing Centre on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. Bookings: 5355 0224
Physiotherapy
 Allied Health 
 
Podiatrist (bookings via EGHS Community Health Centre: 03 5352 9327) Cost $10 per visit
Physiotherapist Thursday fortnightly. Cost $10 per visit.
Mental Health Consultant from Royal Flying Doctor Service every fortnight
Diabetic Educator and Dietitian as required.
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 Medication 
 
Prescription medications are delivered to the Centre on Wednesday and Friday afternoons from Mortlake Pharmacy.
 Planned Activity Group 
 
A lovely group-based lunchtime get-together attended by those wanting to connect and engage with other local community members. Available to anyone wanting to attend.
Senior Citizen Exercise Class
 Exercise Classes 
 
Exercise classes take place at the Centre every Tuesday and Thursday.
Fab & Fit: 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Living Longer, Living Stronger: 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
An assessment with the EGHS Physiotherapist or Exercise Physiologist is required prior to commencing classes.
Walkers
 Equipment Hire 
 

Equipment is available for hire to aid in recovery from illness or surgery. The following items are available for a small fee of $5 per week:

Crutches                 Shower Chairs

Over toilet chair    Hi-Lo chairs

Bed sticks               Nebulizers

Vaporizers              Wheelchairs

Walking Frames

 

Please contact the Centre on 5355 8700 to arrange equipment needs.