Partner project receives $9million research project grant
Ballarat Health Services will deliver enhanced healthcare at home for older people in rural and regional Western Victoria through a project in partnership with the Western Alliance Academic Health Science Centre (Western Alliance).
In 2019 Dr Matthew Hadfield, BHS Chief Medical Officer and Director of Surgery, performed life-saving surgery on Peter, who presented in the Emergency Department.
Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2021
The 15th of June is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day to remind the community that human rights do not diminish as people age, to raise awareness of elder abuse prevention services and promote help-seeking behavior.
BHS and Fed Uni examine how to identify and improve COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness
A new research partnership between Ballarat Health Services and Federation University is examining how COVID-19 vaccines work within the body, and how the rate of effectiveness can be improved in those who do not develop antibodies to facilitate resistance to the disease.
Funding for improvements to Talbot Place
Ballarat Aged Care’s Talbot Place will receive upgrades as part of the Victorian Government’s $30million in funding to improve Victoria’s public sector residential aged care services, home to some of our most vulnerable older Victorians.
Pop-up testing in Ballarat
Our Rapid Response Testing Team (RRTT) will again set up a mobile COVID-19 testing facility in response to the concerning rise in cases in our region.
Transition to new Regional Assessment Service
The Hepburn Shire Regional Assessment Service will transition to Ballarat Health Services from 1 July 2020.
New support for Victorian carers | Carers Gateway
New, improved, and expanded services are available to Victorian carers. As of Monday 6 April, a consortium of Victorian health providers will offer free, early intervention support under the brand Carer Gateway, in an effort to avoid carers reaching a crisis point.
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