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REDHS News – 10 January 2023

Facility Re-Build Update

Internal stripping and demolition works are progressing and are expected to be completed over the next 4 – 6 weeks.
Refurbishment and remediation works will then commence to bring the site back to operational capacity, which could take up to 18 months.
Re-opening of the facility will occur in stages.
The Acute Services, Kitchen and Stores wings will be the first departments opened, to enable services to the community to be reinstated on our site as our highest priority.

Yalukang Aged Care
Yalukang residents were moved into their new temporary facilities prior to Christmas in line with
their and their families preferences, locally in Tongala, Kyabram, Echuca and further afield where requested in Bendigo, Deniliquin, Mildura and Melbourne.
Our aged care and hotel services staff are now working at our Tongala and Echuca facilities to ensure continuity of care, and familiar faces to our residents whilst our facility is rebuilt.

Urgent Care Centre
Our UCC continues to operate out of the Rochester Medical Clinic, 40-44 Moore St.
8:30am – 5:00pm, Monday to Friday.
Call 0428 358 892 for appointments, walk-ins also welcome.
District Nursing
Coordination of our District Nursing Service has now returned to the REDHS Operations Centre in Rochester.
Services are available for eligible clients in the Rochester, Elmore, Nanneella, Lockington and surrounding communities.

Community Care Services
Home Care Support
Services are available to eligible clients in the Rochester, Elmore, Nanneella, Lockington and surrounding communities.
Services include personal care, home care, shopping, meal preparation, transport to attend appointments, social support, aids and equipment, clinical care, therapy, support and garden maintenance.
Allied Health Services
Podiatry, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Dietetics, Social work and group exercise classes are now available at our Jeffrey Street, Elmore base (adjacent to the Elmore Medical Practice).
Podiatry and Physiotherapy outreach services are also available in Rushworth and Lockington.
For those unable to travel, online exercise programs are also available.
The RFDS Community Transport Service can assist with free transport to and from Elmore for