WHO WE ARE

The District Nurses is one of Tasmania’s oldest and best-loved community organisations.

The District Nurses is Committed to Care. This is reflected in our values of, Commitment, Equity, Excellence, Trust, Versatility and Transparency. We endeavour to support and care for people of all ages in their own home. We provide support to assist clients manage those daily activities that may have become challenging due to illness, frailty or disability.

Our nursing staff work as professionals in collaboration with other health care workers. The District Nurses are committed to the principles of primary health care for all and committed to improvement of service through evidence-based best practice.

WHAT WE DO

The District Nurses is an autonomous not for profit organisation delivering the following services in the South, North & Northwest Tasmania:

  • Home Care Packages, to assist people to remain living at home;  and to enable consumers to have choice and flexibility in the way that their aged care and support is provided.
  • Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP), nursing and community care for people 65 yrs and over in Tasmania.
  • Home and Community Care (HACC), nursing and community care for people 65 yrs and under in Tasmania.
  • Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) and Veterans Home Care (VHC), nursing and community care for DVA gold card holders to all Tasmanians.
  • The District Nurses Private Services, nursing and community care, care plans, health checks, corporate cleaning, respite, immunisation, brokered services to all ages for individuals and organisations state wide in Tasmania, at private rates.
  • National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), approved providers to deliver nursing, personal care, participate in the community, house hold tasks, personal activities, group and centre activities.
  • The District Nurses Community Clinic, offers a nurse practitioner, specialised health services and health and well being programs, the clinic is located in Moonah for the greater Hobart region.
  • Social Centre, offers a range of social activities and day trips run from our office in Moonah.
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The District Nurses17/11/2017 at 2:19pm
Fiona Onslow TDN Director of Statewide Operations today presented at the 2017 Aged Care Services Australia ACSA conference in Tasmania. Fiona's presentation was about what she had learnt on her recent SAGE tour (Studying & Advancing Global Eldercare) in Switzerland. Fiona's presentation looked at 'Switzerland and Global Ageing Innovations - how to be a bold leader' #acsa2017 #agedcare
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The District Nurses17/11/2017 at 9:21am
FREE 2 - Workshop course for family carers run by Carers Tasmania
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The District Nurses16/11/2017 at 9:22am
Would you like to know more about community services that maybe available to you or a family member, to remain active and independent at home?? The District Nurses will be in Glenorchy Central all day to answer an questions you may have.
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The District Nurses09/11/2017 at 11:46am
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The District Nurses31/10/2017 at 8:37am
Education, Training, Employment & Services Expo!!! Come along to 'Stepping into the Future Expo' 22nd November 2017. Talk to businesses, employers, service providers and training experts about opportunities available for you into the future 🙂
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REFERRAL INFORMATION

The District Nurses provide services under the Community Home Support Programme CHSP through out Tasmania.

For further information on the referral process, please click here to go to our referrals page.

Or contact us for more information.

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COMMITTED TO COMMUNITY CARE FOR 120 YEARS 1896 - 2016

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