WHO WE ARE

The Hobart District Nursing Service is one of Hobart’s oldest and best-loved philanthropic organisations.

The Hobart District Nursing Service 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:

  • 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.
GENERAL NURSING CARE

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The District Nurses24/05/2017 at 11:52am
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Palliative Care Australia
Watch the highlights from today's National Palliative Care Week lunch at Parliament House. PCA was delighted to have bi-partisan support with speeches from Greg Hunt MP, Ken Wyatt and Catherine King. #NPCW17
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The District Nurses23/05/2017 at 3:50pm
Staying Active Staying Independent SASI, for more information about The District Nurses SASI wellness program please call (03) 6208 0500
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The District Nurses22/05/2017 at 3:59pm
National Palliative Care Week is an annual awareness raising week organised by Palliative Care Australia.
The theme for this year’s National Palliative Care Week is ‘You matter, your care matters. Palliative care can make a difference’.
Palliative Care Australia
The District Nurses
The District Nurses14/05/2017 at 9:26am
Happy Mothers Day to all the wonderful Mum's 💗💕🌹
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The District Nurses12/05/2017 at 11:02am
Celebrating International Nurses Day 2017 #IND2017 #VoicetoLead
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The District Nurses12/05/2017 at 8:50am
May 12th International Nurses Day, our very special nurses got together this morning for a big breakfast 'Thank you to All Nurses!!' #ACNBREAKFAST #IND2017 #VoiceToLead

REFERRAL INFORMATION

The District Nurses provide services under the Community Home Support Programme CHSP within the greater Hobart municipality.

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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