Services provided by Maitland Hospital and Health Service
Accident and emergency services
Services are provided 24 hours a day, seven days per week.
General medical care includes:
- aged residential care
- day therapy centres
- delivered meals (meals on wheels)
- diagnostic radiology/xray/CT/fluoroscopy
- renal dialysis chairs
- same day stays.
Renal Dialysis Service
Maitland Hospital and Health Service phone: (08) 8832 0100
The Renal Dialysis Service operates six days per week as service demands.
Residential aged care
Maitland Hospital and Health Service provides aged care facilities at the hospital for older people in need of high-level care.
Aboriginal health team
Home And Community Care (HACC) and Community Aged Care packages are provided to Aboriginal people in the community to assist with home care and support, personal care assistance and home-delivered meals to enable older people to remain living at home. Narungga Elder Care covers the whole Yorke Peninsula with clients currently living in:
- Port Victoria
- Point Pearce
These services are provided through three sites:
- Narungga Centre
Telephone: (08) 8832 2050
- Point Pearce Health Service
Telephone: (08) 8836 7274
Moonta telephone: (08) 8825 2690
The Aboriginal health team works with local Aboriginal communities to improve their health and well being. They advise, inform and refer to mainstream services.
Services provided by the Aboriginal health team include:
- health screening
- diabetes care
- assist health workers to understand the needs and culture of the Aboriginal community.
Community health services
The Yorke and Northern Region Community Health Services – Yorke Peninsula provides a range of services from six sites in the region:
- Point Pearce