Chronic Care Coordination

Emmerton Park is commissioned by Tasmania Medicare Local to manage the Circular Head Care Coordination Program for people with chronic disease and aged care clients.

Primary Health Tasmania logoThis program provides assistance to people to improve the coordination of care and services that enables people with chronic conditions to manage their health in a way that results in optimal health outcomes.
Care Coordinators visit clients in their home, completing a comprehensive home assessment and working with the client to provide a “holistic approach” to their care.
Accessing all available services and establishing close communications between the client, their general practice and all service providers.

This program receives multi-disciplinary referrals targeting four types of chronic disease:
*Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
*Type 1 & 2 diabetes
*Neuro-degenerative disorders (NDD) which include Parkinson’s disease, Dementia related conditions, Multiple Sclerosis and Huntington’s disease
*Any comorbidities associated with these diseases

Age Group focus: 40+ years.

For further program information please contact:
· Kristen Riley (Care Coordinator) kristen.riley@emmertonpark.com.au
· Ivon Reuvers (Care Coordinator) ivon.reuvers@emmertonpark.com.au
· Emmerton Park - Smithton
· Phone: 6452 9400 Fax: 6452 3571