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The Transition Care Program is designed for older people who may benefit from further therapy or supports after a hospital admission, to help them to continue to live independently.
The program also supports people who are considering longer-term care arrangements, including residential care.
We provide care and support for:
The Transition Care Program can be delivered in your home, or in a specific residential care facility.
Austin Health partners with Twin Parks Aged Care Centre to deliver bed-based transition care.
If your needs change, you can move between settings. For example, you might begin transition care in a residential care facility, and then go home to continue your recovery, with supports in place in your own community.
We provide the following services, depending on your needs:
Access to the Transition Care Program is usually arranged by your treating team while you are in hospital, after discussing this with you and your family or carers.
Phone: 03 9496 2523
Fax: 03 9496 4306
Open hours: Monday to Friday 8am to 4.30pm
Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital
300 Waterdale Road,