The Hospital Admission Risk Program aims to provide one-on-one education, goal setting and self-management plans to assist people to remain at home and to have an improved quality of life, to help refer you to other services for ongoing support if required and to discharge you from our program once your goals have been reached and you are self-managing.
Our team provides:
We provide information and support to people and their families with, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (Emphysema, Chronic Bronchitis), Asthma, Chronic heart failure, Chronic kidney disease, Diabetes and other complex issues affecting wellbeing.
The Hospital Admission Risk program can be accessed free of charge.
Referrals to this service are accepted from health service providers, individuals and their families.
Clients must be residing in the City of Greater Bendigo and surrounding areas within approximately a one hour drive of Bendigo Health and are not eligible to access another HARP service.
HARP does not replace existing eligibility to mental health or drug and alcohol services.
Have had more than one unplanned and potentially avoidable hospital admission or emergency department presentation in the last 12 months, or be at imminent risk of hospital admission due to self-management, and have more than one of the following:
Referrals are accepted from:
All referrals are made to the Bendigo Health Referral Centre.
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