Service Contact Details

Aged Care Assessment Service (ACAS) Ballarat

Phone Number: 5320 3740

Fax: 5320 3660

Service Description / Overview

Services Include:

To assess older people in order to help them and their carers make informed decisions regarding their individual care needs.

In consultation with the aged person's doctor, arrange hospital admission or other treatment/rehabilitation as necessary including nursing home or hostel placement.

In consultation with other health, welfare, voluntary and local council agencies, arrange for the provision of services and assistance to enable older people to continue to live in their own homes.

An assessment usually occurs at the person's home or other residence/hospital. A friend or relative is welcome to attend the assessment.

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Fees

None

Area Serviced

Wimmera region

Eligibility

Frail, aged and people with disabilities. Referral by client, family, carers or agency. A written referral by GP required prior to assessment.

Initial Contact

Coordinator