Overview

Epworth is dedicated to ensuring our care of older patients is of the upmost standard, being respectful of all needs and providing a calm and supportive environment.

Patients and carers will also be provided additional peace of mind with onsite intensive care facilities available, should they be required.

A caring, multidisciplinary team approach is employed to provide our elderly patients with the highest standard of care.

Doctors, nurse and allied health professionals are supported by an Aged Care Assessment Service.

The Aged Care Assessment Service (ACAS) at Epworth Richmond:

The Aged Care Assessment Service (ACAS) at Epworth Richmond assesses acute and rehabilitation patients for:

  • Aged care rehabilitation
  • Approval for Commonwealth-funded aged residential care
  • Community care and support packages
  • Programs and services

Aged Care Coordinator
Phone: 03 9426 8543

Referring to Geriatric Medicine

Our patients are at the centre of everything we do.

Our Find a Doctor directory allows you to contact an Epworth accredited specialist for your GP to refer you to.

A referral from your GP, a Specialist or other health professional is required to access most Epworth services and some can be called directly by the patient including our Allied Health Clinic, GP Clinic, Men’s Health Clinic and Jean Hailes at Epworth Freemasons as well as our Breast Services, Epworth Sports and Exercise Medicine Group and Epworth HealthCheck.

Read more: For GPs - Connecting GPs with Epworth.

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Clinical institute

Internal Medicine Clinical Institute

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Dr Michelle Caldecott
Director
The Institute encompasses the specialties of general medicine, geriatric medicine, infectious diseases, respiratory medicine, general practice, hospital in the home and paediatric medicine.