The following services are available through Yea Community Health Services and is provided safely in relation to COVID-19. Phone or video appointments are also options. Call 5736 0400 to discuss appointment times/dates.
* YDMH is not a Registered NDIS provider and our Community Health staff are not Medicare service providers
Managing and living well with diabetes is a team effort. It involves you, your family and a team of health professionals to back you up. Because diabetes affect people in different ways, it is recommended that you see a Diabetes Educator.
A diabetes Educator is a health professional who has expertise in diabetes education. They help people to manage their diabetes or pre diabetes by providing personal care and support. Additionally, they will help you to make a plan to manager your diabetes and overcome challenges. They will use the latest evidence based information and give you advice that fits with your lifestyle and culture.
Working with your doctor and other health professionals such as a diabetes educator, dietitian and psychologist can help you lead the healthiest possible life with your diabetes.
Dietary Education and Counselling:
Provide dietary recommendations to help manage medical conditions including:
Provide practical and individual advice on healthy eating, grocery shopping, label reading, budgeting, eating out, preparing food at home and recipe medication. Provide strategies to assist with improving your child’s intake. Assess the appropriateness of, and need for, community supports.
Works with clients to bring about positive change in their life. Open to people of all ages who are experiencing mental or physical health problems. This may include:
The following areas are covered by Yea Community Health Services:
Visits to areas outside those listed above may be negotiated on request.
The structure of these fees is as follows:
Community Health schedule of fees (effective July 2019)
Activity / population type
|Low income Victorians||Medium income Victorians||High income Victorians|
|Financially dependent children||Parents of financially dependent children may be charged if they are not low income.||Nil||$15.60||Full cost recovery|
|Health promotion and group activities||Agencies may charge a fee for group activities.||$7.90||$7.90||Full cost recovery|
|Community health nursing||Chargeable services||$10.30||$15.60||Full cost recovery|
|Counselling/casework consultations||No charge for low and medium income clients||Nil||Nil||Full cost recovery|
Allied health consultations provided by Yea Community Health
· Diabetes Education
· Paediatric Speech Pathology
|Chargeable services||$10.30||$15.60||Full cost recovery|
|Initial needs identification||Nil||Nil||Nil|
|Other services and items (such as report writing, court attendance, information material, secondary consultations)|
Where appropriate, such service fees may be charged even when associated with a service that does not attract a fee (e.g. counselling provided to a low income person).
Fees should be levied in a manner consistent with the exemptions and capping provisions included in this policy.
|Agency may set fees||Agency may set fees||Agency may set fees|
Income ranges 2019
The Community Health income ranges are based on the Centrelink Income Test for pensioners.
Family (one child)
(plus $6,206 per additional child)
A waiting list may occur and priority is given to those with the highest assessed need.
To make or enquire about an appointment please call: 5736 0410
All appointments will meet COVID-19 safety requirements
Yea & District Memorial Hospital has some private providers utilising various spaces in our buildings, to help provide a range of healthcare services to our community. These services do not come under our Community Health Fee structure. Fees and charges are in accordance with each individual service. Please enquire about fees when making an appointment.
This includes, but is not limited to: