Discharge Support Service

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The Discharge Support Service coordinates Short Term Support services which aim to assist patients who are returning to their homes after a stay in hospital.  The staff members in this unit coordinate support services such as District Nursing, home care, personal care and other community based services.

The Discharge Support Service primarily assists patients residing in the Shire of Southern Grampians and can refer to other agencies as required.


In patients within Hamilton Hospital are referred via TrakCare.  Referrals can be faxed from outlying public hospitals.