(03) 9455 0822 After Hours (existing clients only): (03) 9483 7940. Contact Palliative Care Advice on 1800 360 000 for general information  
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How to Refer A Patient

Banksia Palliative Care Service Inc.

How to Refer A Patient

Anyone can make a referral, providing the person requiring the care, agrees.  Referrals can be done online by clicking the link, by filling in the form or by phoning us on 9455 0822.

Referrals can be made by the person requiring care, by a relative / carer / loved one, by a GP or another organisation.

Please do not hesitate to contact us on 9455 0822 to discuss your individual situation.

Eligibility

Banksia’s services are available to clients of all ages who have a life limiting illness and are living in the Cities of Banyule, Whittlesea and the Shire of Nillumbik.

Care and support is offered to the whole family. Clients can be discharged or readmitted as appropriate.

If you do not live in the catchment area, or would like general palliative care information please call Palliative Care Advice on 1800 360 000.

Cost

The services offered by Banksia are at no cost to clients within our service area.

(There may be associated costs depending on your individual needs, for example Bolton Clarke and some equipment hire costs.)

Banksia can facilitate the supply of equipment for hire, such as toilet seats, recliners, hospital beds and other items.

How To Make A Referral

Should you require assistance, please contact Banksia and ask for the INTAKE WORKER to discuss your referral during business hours – Phone 03 9456 9744

If available, please Upload (or fax) any relevant medical information to 03 9455 3199. This will assist in our management of the referral. Thank you.