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Grampians Regional Continence Service

Service Description / Overview
 

The Grampians Regional Continence Service

Is a multi-disciplinary team of health professionals offering clinical assessment and management for those who experience any type of bladder or bowel problems. The service offers advice, education and support to men, women and children through individual management plans. The service also offers assistance to carers and health professionals.

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

Provides support for people who have continence issues and are diagnosed with a disability. This service assist consumers and their families to effectively manage their continence needs through the provision of comprehensive continence assessment, intervention and access to continence aids through the Statewide Equipment Program (SWEP)

The Continence Resource Centre

The Continence Resource Centre is affiliated with the Grampians Regional Continence Service (GRCS).

The Centre provides clients with information about a wide range of continence products.

Closed Public Holidays

Eligibility
 

Grampians Regional Continence Service:

  • Anyone experiencing bladder or bowel problems.

NDIS

  • Anyone who has continence issues and diagnosed with a disability. 

Waiting List

There may be a waiting period to access the Grampians Regional Continence Service and the NDIS.

Area Serviced

The service is based in Ballarat and covers the Grampians health region, from Bacchus Marsh to the South Australian border. Outreach clinics are conducted in Bacchus Marsh, Ararat and Daylesford on a monthly basis.

Fees

Fees only apply when equipment is loaned.

Team of Staff

  • Continence Nurse Consultants
  • Continence Physiotherapist
  • Continence Physician
  • Administration Staff