Mildura Base Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

Post Acute Care (PAC)

Description of Service

Post-acute Care (PAC) services aim to assist people discharged from a public hospital, including emergency departments, acute services and sub-acute services, who have been assessed as requiring short-term, community-based supports to assist them to recuperate in the community and to ensure a safe and timely discharge.

Type of services

Flexible service as indicated by individual needs, May include but not limited to:

  • Personal Care
  • Home Help
  • Respite Care
  • Shopping assistance
  • Basic wound-care

Maximum time of service

30 days

Location of service

PAC at Mildura Base Hospital
PO Box 620 Mildura Vic. 3500

Phone:  03-5022 3333 ext:3259 or 0488 382 697
Fax: 03 5022 3207

Target population

All ages

Referrals

Anyone can make a referral to PAC. In general however, clients are referred prior to or within 30 days of discharge from hospital.

Internal referrals via Mildura Base Hospital internal referral system.
Referrals are to be forwarded via Argus (For healthcare professionals), mailed or faxed to the Ambulatory Care Department, details are as follows:

Ambulatory Care Department
Mildura Base Hospital
PO BOX 620, Mildura, Vic. 3500
Fax: 03 5022 3207

Costing

Nil

Approximate waiting time

No waiting time