MDT geriatric outreach team providing timely assessment and management of frail older people in the community and in aged care facilities who are at risk of presenting to hospital admission/readmission. The team consists of doctor, nurse, physiotherapist and occupational therapist

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Eligibility

  • Aged 70+
  • At risk of presenting to hospital due to an acute functional/cognitive decline
  • High risk falls/recurrent falls

Referral

  • Central intake line 9998 6111
  • Central fax line 9998 6012
  • GP referral required for doctor reviews
  • Happy to discuss potential referrals over the phone

Urgent cases

All referrals to BRACE are deemed high priority

Patient will be contacted on receipt of referral and an appointment made within 7 days (team/patient capacity allowing)

Other Information

The service to the aged care facilities is provided by the doctor and nurse

The service to the community is provided by the doctor, physiotherapist and the occupational therapist

BRACE runs a weekly MDT falls clinic held at Mona Vale Community Health Centre (Wednesdays) and Brookvale Community Health Centre (Thursdays). GP referral required via fax a/a

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Level 1, Mona Vale Hospital Community Health Centre
Coronation Street
Mona Vale 2103

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Mon – Fri 08.00 – 16.30

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Phone: Intake line 9998 6111
FAX:  9998 6012