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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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 on Thursdays attended by those wanting to connect and engage with other local community members.
Outings such as picnics and shopping trips are also offered on a weekly basis.
Available to anyone wanting to attend.
Exercise classes take place at the Centre every 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.
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
Please contact the Centre on 5355 8700 to arrange equipment needs.