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Clinics & services

Diabetes Care Management & Assessment Service (DCAS)

Diabetes Care Management & Assessment Service (DCAS)

We support adults in our local community with diabetes and other chronic and complex health conditions.

What we do

Our DCAS service is a multidisciplinary team of health professionals with expert knowledge and experience in diabetes management including endocrinologists, diabetes nurse educators, dietitians, and allied health.

We provide the following services:

  • Supporting patients to assess their ability to self-manage their diabetes
  • Diabetes education
  • Diabetes complication prevention

DCAS is part of the suite of services provided by the Health Independence Program (HIP).

What to bring

When you come to hospital for your appointment, you need to bring:

  • Medicare card
  • Medication you are taking
  • Your blood glucose monitor and lancet device
  • Your blood glucose readings or log book
  • Pathology results or name of the pathology company where you last had blood tests
  • Glasses/hearing aid
  • Support person



For patients

Ask your GP, specialist, or health practitioner to organise a referral for this clinic.

For health professionals

Find out more about referring your patient to DCAS.   

Wait time

The current wait time for this service is 4 to 6 weeks from receipt of referral.

Contact us


Phone: 03 9496 2211

Fax: 03 9496 4337

Open hours: Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 4.30pm (excluding public holidays)


Health and Rehabilitation Centre
Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital
Edwin Street, Gate 5
Ivanhoe VIC

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