Services at Kimba District Hospital and Aged Care
The following services are available:
Accident and emergency
The 24-hour emergency service is staffed by a registered nurse who offers assessment and treatment, and a doctor is available on call. Kimba has a volunteer ambulance service and access to the Royal Flying Doctor Service.
Emergency after hours advice is available via Healthdirect or by contacting the hospital.
Medical and surgical hospital services
- general medical care
- post-surgical care
- palliative care
- basic x-ray.
Mental health services
For 24-hour emergency assistance and information, phone the Rural and Remote Mental Health Service on 13 14 65.
Residential aged care
Telephone: (08) 8627 2095
Address: Martin Terrace Kimba South Australia
Kimba Pioneer Memorial Hostel provides low to medium level residential care for older people in a home-like environment. Higher level care is provided at the hospital, adjacent to Kimba Pioneer Memorial Hostel. Respite care is available at the hostel and hospital.
Independent living units for the aged
Address: Jacobs Way Kimba South Australia
The Terraces has eight self contained units under a licence to occupy.
Eastern Eyre Medical Practice
Telephone: (08) 8627 2500
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 5.00 pm
A general practitioner (GP) service, women’s health GP and practice nurse support is provided.
Allied and Community Health Services
Telephone: (08) 8627 2856
Services available include:
- occupational therapy
- speech pathology
- community midwifery
- early childhood health
- youth development
- health promotion
- chronic disease self management
- community health nursing
- home care
- carer respite
- activity program
- social work.
Visiting services include:
- audiometry (measure of hearing)
- Child and Family Health Service
- Counsellor Division of GP
- mental health
- Child Adolescent Mental Health Service.