Transitional Care packages are short-term packages for up to 12 weeks maximum, available when leaving hospital and need restorative care. Our Transitional Care Packages are professionally run by our friendly Home Support Services team. They will help you 'transition' back to health and make the return to your home easier and more manageable. Transitional care can be provided either at home, in residential care or a combination of both depending on your health and individual needs.
The services we provide during your Transition Care Package are goal orientated and there is the expectation that your needs and support will gradually reduce as you regain your strength and confidence. Depending on the level of care you require, the services provided to you can include personal care and wound care or input from a Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist or Allied Health Professionals.
To be eligible for a TCP, you will need to be assessed by the Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT) while you are still in hospital. They will work with you to determine whether you will benefit from transitional care and explain the options available to you. It's all about what's right for you.