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Post Acute Care

Contact Details

Hours: 8.00am - 4.30pm Monday to Friday
Location: IPAC Office Ground Floor Lumeah Building, entrance via Leichardt Street
Phone: 03 5485 5862
Fax: 03 5485 5925


Post Acute Care provides support and care for patients to recover at home after they leave a Victorian Public hospital. The service is available for up to 28 days after your hospital stay.

This service is for patients who have limited support at home.  Patients on a home care package are not eligible.

Services include:

  • Homecare
  • Personal care
  • In Home Respite
  • Shopping assistance
  • Community Nursing


The service requires consent from you or your carer.

Please phone 5485 5862 to make a referral.


The service is free, however patients may be required to contribute to the cost of some items (such as wound dressings).

Departments and Services Outpatient Services and ERH at Home Post Acute Care