Bra and Prosthesis FitterTogether, the McGrath Breast Care Nurse and Certified Bra and Prosthesis Fitter provide emotional and practical support for women, men and their families directly or indirectly affected by a breast cancer diagnosis across the Warrnambool region.
Breast Cancer NurseTogether, the McGrath Breast Care Nurse and Certified Bra and Prosthesis Fitter provide emotional and practical support for women, men and their families directly or indirectly affected by a breast cancer diagnosis across the Warrnambool region.
Cancer Link NurseThe Cancer Link Nurse at South West Healthcare provides support for people affected by cancer in Warrnambool and surrounding areas.
Cardiac RehabilitationCardiac Rehabilitation helps people with heart disease to live independent and active lives. The program encourages lifestyle changes that may further reduce your risk of heart problems.
Chronic Disease ManagementCare Coordinators assist you to maintain independence and improve your quality of life.
Community Health (Camperdown)Camperdown Community Health provide services that improve the health and wellbeing of the community. Our services include child and family health, allied health, chronic disease management, diabetes support, oral health services, social support and prevention programs.
Community Health (Lismore)Lismore Community Health provide services that improve the health and wellbeing of the community. Our services include child and family health, allied health, chronic disease management, diabetes support, social support and prevention programs.
Community Health (Macarthur)Macarthur Community Health Centre provides a range health and community based services to support people in the township of Macarthur and the surrounding district.
Community Health (Warrnambool)The Access and Information team is your first point of contact when accessing Community Health Services.
Continence UrologyThe Continence Urology Service can help people who have urinary and faecal continence issues. We offer assessment, education and management advice on a range of continence issues for children and adults.
Diabetes EducationThe Diabetes Services team provides education and support for people with diabetes and their families. Our diabetes services team includes diabetes educators, dietitians, a self-management coordinator and allied health assistant.
Discharge Support and LiaisonWe help you receive the right care, in the right place at the right time.
Falls & Balance ClinicThe Falls and Balance Clinic is a specialist clinic at Warrnambool Community Health. The clinic provides comprehensive assessment for people who are at risk of falling, having difficulty walking or experiencing dizziness or loss of balance. The clinic aims to prevent falls and injury, and improve and maintain balance and mobility.
Fracture ClinicFracture Clinic allows patients to attend the hospital for specialist orthopaedic review and management of their injuries.
GEM at HomeThe Geriatric Evaluation and Management (GEM) at home program focusses on the health and care of people over the age of 65. A team of health and allied health professionals, including a Geriatrician, provide care and treatment to assist in managing conditions that occur during the aging process such as falls, incontinence, cognitive issues and problems with mobility and frailty.
Health PromotionThe South West Healthcare Health Promotion team works in partnership with our communities to create healthy environments where everyone has the opportunity to thrive.
Healthier MeCamperdown Community Health offers a variety of exercise programs tailored for different fitness levels and health issues. These sessions are conducted in a fun, safe and encouraging environment, under supervision of our experience staff.
Migrant and Refugee SupportSettlement, Engagement & Transition Support (SETS) aims to equip humanitarian entrants and other vulnerable migrants in their first five years in Australia with the knowledge and skills to settle in our region. Clients are given settlement related information advice, advocacy and assistance to access mainstream services that helps them to plan and meet their own needs.
Movement Disorder NurseThe Movement Disorder Nurse provides specialist nursing care for people living with a movement disorder. This includes people living with Parkinson’s disease, Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP), Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) and Corticobasal Degeneration (CBD).
Occupational TherapyOccupational Therapy is a client-centred health profession that promotes health and wellbeing through daily occupations. We aim to enable people to participate in all activities of everyday life that we want, like and need to do. We can help modify an activity or the environment so you are able to continue doing the activity to your best ability.
OrthopaedicsOrthopaedics is the medical specialty that focuses on injuries and diseases of your body's musculoskeletal system. This complex system, which includes your bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, and nerves, allows you to move, work, and be active.
Paediatric Asthma & Chronic Illness CareInformation, assistance and coordination of care for families of children with asthma or other chronic illness.
Pain Rehabilitation ClinicThe Pain Rehabilitation Clinic is a specialist clinic that provides a team of professionals, a physiotherapist, medical practitioner, psychologist and occupational therapist to focus on how to help you self-manage and live well with the presence of persistent pain. The program is conducted in small groups and individual assessments over a 6 week period.
Palliative CareSouth West Healthcare has three Palliative Care Services that operate throughout the Warrnambool City Council, Moyne Shire and Corangamite Shire area.
PharmacySouth West Healthcare Pharmacy provides comprehensive medication services to a range of patients and carers as needed for their best care.
PhysiotherapyPhysiotherapists are experts in movement and function. We work with you to achieve as much movement and independence as possible, and assist in improving injuries or conditions which may have been present from birth, as the result of an accident / injury or part of ageing. We work with a variety of different conditions and ages.
PodiatryPodiatry is an Allied Health profession focused on the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and management of medical conditions and injuries of the foot, ankle and lower limb. The conditions Podiatrists treat include those resulting from bone/joint disorders and soft-tissue and muscular pathologies, as well as neurological and circulatory disease.
Pulmonary RehabilitationPulmonary Rehabilitation is a program for people living with chronic lung disease and experience symptoms of breathlessness. The aim of our Pulmonary Rehabilitation program is to maximise your independence, help reduce symptoms and promote wellbeing.
Rapid Assessment Community Evaluation (RACE)The RACE team of nurses assess aged care residents and community rehab patients to help prevent hospital presentation. The nursing team provides assessment and management of acute medical conditions, where specific management would otherwise require a resident to briefly attend an Emergency Department. The initiative aims to keep residents happy, healthy and in their homes.
RehabilitationRehabilitation focuses on the care of people who have experienced a temporary or permanent disability as a result of an illness or injury such as a stroke, brain injury, amputation, orthopaedic surgery, acute or chronic illness.
Respiratory EducationRespiration Education can help your and your family with managing your respiratory condition. We can help if you have been recently diagnosed, or have lived with a respiratory condition for a long time. Our services aims to improve your lifestyle and maximise your health potential. The service is run by a qualified respiratory educator.
School Readiness ProgramOur team of speech pathologists, occupational therapists and social workers working in kindergartens and schools across our region to provide extra support to help children to get the most out of their early learning. In kindergartens we work with teachers and families attending to support children's communication development, wellbeing and inclusion. In schools we work with teachers to enhance oral language in the classroom.
Smoking Cessation ClinicTo help you to give up smoking and/or vaping and provide support to assist you staying smoke and/or vape free. Our program includes one on one counselling addressing why you may smoke and/or vape and how to change "habits" and deal with the emotional side to smoking. We educate our clients in the correct use of smoking and/or vaping cessation medications and how to qualify for PBS scripts.
Social Work & CounsellingThe Social Work and Counselling Team provides inpatient service within the hospital and also provides counselling and support to the community. The Social Work and Counselling Team assists clients and their families with the effects of illness, grief and loss, anxiety and depression related to health conditions and difficult life events.
Speech PathologySpeech pathologists work with people of all ages who have communication or swallowing difficulties. Speech Pathologists assess and treat people with a range of difficulties. These may include problems with speech, voice, using and understanding language, fluency, reading, writing and swallowing (dysphagia).
Stomal TherapyThe stomal therapy service provides pre and post-operative education, counselling, and support to patients, their family members or carers, who are to undergo surgery that will include the formation of a stoma.
StrokeAs a Primary Stroke Service, Warrnambool provides Emergency Department, Intensive Care, Acute Stroke Unit, inpatient Rehabilitation services as well as community phase care.