Residential Aged Care is provided on a permanent and respite basis at Creswick, Daylesford and Trentham aged care facilities. All campuses have high-level nursing home care and low-level hostel care is available at Daylesford and Trentham.
Our philosophy is to provide a secure and comfortable environment that promotes the highest physical and mental function to optimise quality of life.
All bedrooms are of sufficient size to enable private personal visits by family and friends and provision for personal touches from home.
The Lifestyle Program for the residents includes crafts, gardening, music, outings, games, current affairs, aromatherapy, massage and special event days. Community groups regularly visit. Religious needs are also accommodated.
Personal services provided include a laundry service (included in the fee), a daily newspaper delivery, podiatry, prescription filling service and hairdressing.
Relatives and friends are encouraged to visit at any time. Tea and coffee facilities are available.
When arranging medical care, clients and/or their relatives are able to select the medical practitioner of their choice. Medical practitioners visit on a regular basis and in cases of acute need, the medical practitioner or their designated stand-in will be contacted for consultation.
Access to specialist services such as physiotherapists, dietitian, dentist, optometrist and audiologist can be arranged through consultation with nursing staff and medical practitioners, as required.
Visit our Contact page for locations and contact details for further information.
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