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.

The District Nurses are committed to providing outstanding customer service that supports our clients to remain healthy and independent in their homes and community.  Our Customer Service Charter outlines how we will endeavour to serve you and what you can do if you believe we have not delivered to those standards.

To access a copy the Customer Service Charter click here

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.
GENERAL NURSING CARE

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The District Nurses19/09/2018 at 3:09pm
Did you know that one in eight nurses practicing in Australia work in the community and primary health care (CPHC) sector? 🤔

Are you a community and primary health care nurse? Let us know why you decided to work in this dynamic area of practice. We'll love to hear your stories! 😊

https://www.acn.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/CPHCNW-infosheet-2018.pdf
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The District Nurses19/09/2018 at 8:30am
Tasmania Fire Service
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The District Nurses14/09/2018 at 9:01am
Yesterday The District Nurses were pleased to have a visit from The Speaker of the Tasmanian House of Assembly Sue Hickey, our Day Centre participant's welcomed Sue into their singing group 😊
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The District Nurses13/09/2018 at 8:50am
R U OK Day 13th September...Ask the Question?
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The District Nurses12/09/2018 at 9:26am
The District Nurses are visiting the Burnie Library Wednesday 12th September to answer any questions you may have about receiving support services at home Burnie Library Burnie City Council
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The District Nurses07/09/2018 at 10:10am
The District Nurses are visiting the George Town Community Hub Thursday 13th September to answer any questions you may have about receiving support services at home George Town Community Hub

REFERRAL INFORMATION

The District Nurses provide services throughout 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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