Allied Health services are available at all of our campuses. If you would like more details, or to make an appointment refer to our Contact page for locations and how to contact us.
Provides advice and information on food and nutrition as part of medical treatment for healthy living. This may include education on general nutrition, heart disease, weight reduction/gain, diabetes and modified fat diets. The Dietitian is available for individual consultation, group work and health promotion activities. All dietary advice is planned individually with the client.
Occupational Therapy services are provided to the frail aged and younger people with a disability who live within the Hepburn Shire. The service includes home based assessments, equipment prescription and home modification advice. Services are also provided to Creswick and Daylesford Hospitals, and aged care facilities within the region.
Physiotherapy assists those recovering from illness, injury, accident or surgery. Treatment can include massage, manipulation and remedial exercise. Other programs include hydrotherapy, gentle exercise classes and a health maintenance program, which includes strength training.
Podiatrists are highly skilled foot health professionals, trained to deal with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of medical and surgical conditions of the feet and lower limbs. Diabetes assessments and footcare also available.
This service provides assessment and management for clients of all ages who have communication and swallowing disorders.
Volunteer drivers are needed for patient transport and delivery of Meals on Wheels . . .
New student accommodation at Daylesford Hospital was officially opened on 9 May 2013.
The L2P program is designed to assist the youth of Hepburn Shire achieve 120 hours of driving experience before they obtain their P plates . . .
An Accessible Eating Guide is now available for Hepburn Shire. The guide provides information about how easy it is to access local eateries, including physical access, menus, toilet facilities, background noise and the level of lighting.
Members of the Trentham Senior Activity Group come together on Tuesdays to share current affairs, delectable morning teas and break bread together at luncheon.
Children in Hepburn Shire Pre Schools are learning how to look after their teeth as part of the Smiles 4 Miles health promotion program being run by Hepburn Community Health Service and Dental Health Services Victoria
The local groups SWISH (Supporting Women in Strengthening Health) and SWAT (Supporting Women around Trentham) from Hepburn Health Service have won the 2013 Minister for Health Award for Outstanding Team Achievement for Rural Health Services in Victoria