Community Based Services

Corryong Health adopts the active service model that is enabling people to stay active and do as much for themselves as possible. Corryong Health is an approved provider for National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and My Aged Care.

Home Care Services

Home Care Services at Corryong Health aim to keep people in their homes for as long as safely possible.  We have adopted the active service model which is proven to help people stay more independent with a greater sense of wellbeing. We have trained and experience staff who are dedicated to our community, resulting in the best possible care for our clients.

Services provided include:

  • Home Care / Domestic Assistance
  • Personal Care /Showering Assistance/ Medication Reminders
  • Lawn maintenance
  • Social Support – Shopping/Visiting
  • Transport

For more information contact the Home Care Coordinator on (02) 6076 3215.

COMMUNITY TRANSPORT

Community Transport is designed to assist frail/ aged or disabled people, and people who are unable to use other forms of transport, to access medical and therapy appointments. The program provides information, support and training to volunteers who wish to participate. The service is run on an as required basis and is available Monday-Friday.

People who can use the service are:

  • Frail and/or aged and/or their carers
  • People with disabilities and/or their carers
  • Family with individuals on low income requiring medical or therapy treatment in Albury or Wodonga

Transport will be provided if clients or groups have no alternative transport arrangements available to them including public or private transport. The Community Vehicle does not duplicate the role of the Ambulance Service. There is a cost to the community vehicle. The fee is able to be claimed back again by submitting a claim to the Victorian Patient Transport Assistance Scheme.

Please contact the Medical Clinic on (02) 6076 3200 for more information and bookings.

DAY ACTIVITY CENTRE

The Day Activity Centre provides a range of indoor/ outdoor activities and opportunities for those community members who require companionship and friendship. Activities include exercises, craft, book club, brain gym, movies, bowls and music. The Centre also promotes good mental health, physical strength, and self-confidence, encompassing both carer and client while ensuring longevity in one’s home.The program is flexible and able to meet individual needs and a nourishing hot meal is included. This individualised approach ensures quality of life and general well-being is maintained. The Centre is open four days a week and its clients are well supported by a dedicated team of caring staff and volunteers.

Corryong Health adopts the active service model, which is helping people stay active, involved and doing as much for themselves as possible. This is proven to help people stay more independent with a greater sense of wellbeing.
For more information phone Day Activity on (02) 6076 3200.

DISTRICT NURSING

Our focus is to deliver a quality, safe, client focused model of care, advice and education that enables clients to make their own decisions. This support enables them to maintain independence in their own home and help achieve good health outcomes.

The District Nursing Team offers a range services including:

  • Acute and chronic wound care assessment and management
  • Continence support
  • Support and care of the terminally ill (in-home palliative care).
  • Medication Management
  • Oncology support
  • Post-acute care following discharge from hospital / Hospital In The Home (HITH)
  • Case Management and Improving service coordination

Our nursing care is tailored to meet your individual needs and promotes the health and wellbeing of people of all age groups.

For more information about needed referrals or to book nursing services, please contact us on (02) 6076 3200.

DOMICILIARY MIDWIFERY

Domiciliary Midwifery nursing provides in-home support for mother, baby and the family following discharge from hospital. We also provide low risk clients with ante natal care.

Childbirth Education provides women and their partners with the knowledge and skills required for a healthy lifestyle during pregnancy, birth and early childhood.

Please contact the Medical Clinic on (02) 6076 3290 for information. Information can also be obtained by contacting a midwife through the acute services on 0427 669 338.

MEALS ON WHEELS

Home delivered meals are available 5 days a week with frozen meals being available on the weekend. People needing meals will need to be assessed for eligibility by My Aged Care.

Meals are delivered by Community Volunteers Monday to Friday for those who live in Corryong.  For those who live out of town, frozen meals are available to be picked up weekly by clients or family members.

It is important to note that during the bushfire season or on Catastrophic Fire Danger rating (Code Red) days, some services may change timings or not be available.

For more information contact our Home Care Coordinator on (02) 6076 3215.

NDIS

The NDIS is an insurance scheme that assists people with a permanent and significant disability to access mainstream and community supports and services. The NDIS, funds reasonable and necessary supports, including Early Childhood, Early Intervention (ECEI) supports, for its participants. Participants are people who have a permanent and significant physical or psychosocial disability which has substantial impact on daily life and have proven eligible for the NDIS.

Corryong Health is registered with the NDIS and funded to provide a number of following ‘support’ types.

Support services provided by Corryong Health

  • Household Tasks – Domestic Assistance, House and Yard Maintenance
  • Assistance with Personal Activities – Showering, Medication Reminding
  • Participation in Community – Shopping, Social Support
  • Group/Centre Activities
  • Therapeutic Supports – Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Podiatry, Exercise Physiology Personal Training
  • Development – Life Skills, Assistance with Paying Bills, Organising Appointments, Food Preparation
  • Community Nursing Care
  • Home Modification
  • Assistance with Travel/Transport
  • Personal Mobility Equipment