District Nursing

The District Nursing Service is a home based nursing service available on a short or long term basis, dependent on your individual needs.

Our aim is to promote a holistic approach to health care without prejudice or discrimination.

With your consent, the District Nurses will coordinate your care with other health service providers including your doctor.

Hours of Service

  • Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.00pm.
  • Weekends and Public Holidays 8.30am to 12.00pm

Services available

A wide range of nursing services are provided to improve and maintain each client’s quality of life and independence. Your care will be planned with you structured around your goals. This will be done following a comprehensive assessment which takes into account your physical health, your home environment, your emotional and educational requirements.

Services include

  • Comprehensive Health Assessment
  • Health Education
  • Care Coordination
  • Nursing Procedures
  • Care for the terminally ill (Palliative Care)
  • Blood tests if you are unable to attend clinic
  • Wound management
  • Diabetes management
  • Stoma support
  • Working with GP’s and other health service provider.

Who can use the District Nursing Service

Services can be provided to anyone who lives in Maldon or the surrounding district. If unsure if you fit our catchment area please contacts us to confirm or we can redirect to the appropriate service.

How to be referred to this service:

Anyone can refer to District Nursing service but you or your legal representative must consent to the referral.

To refer please call 0417 129 427.

If you feel you require District Nursing services and you are over 65 years, contact My Aged Care.


Maldon Hospital

Providing Professional Nursing Care in you own Home