Hospital in the Home
Epworth Geelong’s Hospital in the Home Unit (HIHU) offers people in Greater Geelong and South West Victoria home nursing and medical care, assisting acute conditions that usually require care in a hospital ward.
- 24-hr medical and nursing advice and contact via phone
- daily home visits from nursing staff and medical teams
Access to inpatient services, including
- home nursing
- medical care
External care services, including
- meals provision
- personal care
Fees and availability
Most health funds support Epworth’s Hospital in the Home service, funded as a standard hospital admission.