Monday October 5, 2020
Not sure who to refer your patient with short-term health needs to? Do they need input from multiple allied health and nursing services?
A new Community Care Coordination (CCC) eReferral is now available on BPAC.
The Community Care Coordination centre provides a single point of access, navigation and coordination for people requiring DHB community based short term health and enablement services across the Bay of Plenty.
Services which CCC may connect to include, but are not limited to:
- District nursing – which includes Regional Maori Health kaupapa District nursing.
- Community geriatric service – which includes specialist geriatric nursing, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, social work.
- In Home Falls Prevention programme – Body in Motion
- Community Allied Health - occupational therapy, physiotherapy, social work, speech and language therapy
- Short-term home-based support services – includes personal care and home-help services, usually provided for a maximum of 6 weeks to enable a client’s return to previous functioning.
- CCC can also link in with other community-based services that may be helpful in addressing your patient’s needs.
The team of care coordinators includes Nursing and Allied health professionals and provides a 6-day service.