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Did you know that there are a range of Government subsidised services available to assist people to live at home longer? Community Services Manager, Anne Rout chats to Bob Knowles about the extensive range of community care in-home services available and how Otway...read more
A new smart phone app that uses GPS technology to alert emergency services and nearby medically trained professionals to an emergency situation is being launched in Apollo Bay though Ambulance Victoria, with participation from Otway Health. The GoodSAM app is...read more
We are now taking orders for 2019 Large Print Calendars from Vision Australia. Key features include: Large accessible fonts Calendars feature one month per page Aged, Disability and Veteran Pension pay dates National and State Public Holidays Visit Otway Health...read more
Introducing Dr Dave Mullen. We are pleased to welcome Dr Mullen to the Apollo Bay Medical Centre team. Dr Mullen is vocationally registered and a Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners. He hails from Galway on the west coast of Ireland and has been a...read more
We are pleased to welcome back Dr Denise Ruth to the Medical Centre as of Tuesday 18 September. Denise has lived in Apollo Bay for over 15 years and has worked here as a GP from 2001 to 2008, returning to the Medical Centre in January 2018 after a period working away...read more
The health services in Lorne and Apollo Bay have continued exploring imaginative collaborations that might further strengthen their growing relationship. These collaborations are intended to future-proof health services along the Great Ocean Road. We have held public...read more
As we get older, having the discussion about end-of-life care wishes becomes an important part of helping to determine the kinds of decisions that you, your family and medical personnel may make in a medical crisis. If you haven’t thought about advanced care planning...read more
In this edition of the Otway Health Check, Communications Officer at Otway Health, Sarah Bell chats with Andrew Buchanan from the Apollo Bay and District Health Foundation about collaborative partnerships that help support our local community. Listen to the podcast...read more
At the OHCAC meeting in June, Health Coach Loren Jenkins, and Allied Health Assistant Louse Fairney, joined us to discuss chronic disease management, Committee Chair Joy Humphreys provided an update on the Integration Diligence Review, and Communications Officer Sarah...read more
Do you suffer from a chronic condition such as diabetes, asthma or cardiovascular disease? In this edition of the Otway Health Check, Allied Health Assistant Louise Fairney, Community Health Nurse Loren Jenkins, and Student Nurse Rosie, discuss holistic health care...read more