Local health providers in mix for future aged care services

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Surf Coast Shire Council is working with Hesse Rural Health and Lorne Community Hospital on a model for the future of aged care services in the shire.

The model could see Hesse Rural Health and Lorne Community Hospital taking over provision of aged care services for clients in zones incorporating Winchelsea and Lorne respectively.

In the short term Council would continue to provide aged care services in a zone comprising Torquay, Jan Juc, Anglesea and Bellbrae with a view to identifying an alternative provider for this zone in the future.

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