OUR VISION
We are recognised for Excellence in Rural Healthcare

OUR MISSION
To deliver best of available health and wellbeing services to our community.

OUR VALUES
We share and demonstrate the common values of the Victorian public health sector, for all Victorians.

OUR STRATEGIC PRACTICES
Our Strategic Practices is Services, Workplaces, Infrastructure, Partnership and Role.

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It was with great pleasure that we were able to deliver our retired anaesthetic and humidicrib equipment to the Werribee Open Range Zoo this morning. The Werribee staff were very grateful for the gift from CDH, although declined our CEO’s request as to whether they had a spare giraffe to take back to Cohuna. 😊Our thanks to the CDH staff and the community that helped support us in equipment appeals, maintaining our equipment to such high standards and facilitating transport. Whilst medical technology and training changes over time, our communities generosity in supporting us to maintain state of the art equipment is greatly appreciated and a constant support of our service. It was fantastic to help pay that kindness forward in this way in re- purposing this equipment and giving it a new home in providing essential care to our furry and feathered friends. ... See MoreSee Less

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All set for our journey to re- home our retired anaesthetic and humidicrib units with the Werribee Zoo. Our thanks to Blue Poppy Equines in Leitchville for the lend of the float. 👍 ... See MoreSee Less

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Residential Aged Care

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Visiting Hours at Cohuna District Hospital & Aged Care

In-patient Services (Medical, Maternity, TCP) – 17/06/2020

Acute  Ward
1.00 – 3.00pm

6.00 – 8.00pm

  • Visitors can be for up to two hours
  • Maximum two visitors allowed per day
  • No children under 16 years of age

Women during labour

  • Women can have two support people with them during labour and birth
  • Both support people must pass Cohuna District Hospitals screening and be over 18 years of age
  • Following birth, women can bring one support person to the postnatal ward for the remainder of their hospital stay

All visits must be pre arranged with the Ward.

All visitors will be screened on entry to the hospital

All visitors MUST:

  • Have their temperature tested on entry to the hospital.
  • Wash their hands with soap or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer, after holding railings and every time you enter or exit a patient’s room.
  • Stay in the patient’s room at all times and limit movement around the building.
  • Limit the number of personal items you bring into the hospital.
  • Leave the hospital when their visit is over. Do not wander through hallways or spend time in public areas, including waiting areas.
  • Practice social distancing at all times.
  • MUST not bring in food for patients.

 Please note:

  • Visitors who are caring for a patient with a disability have NO time limits on their visit, including
    in the Urgent Care Centre
  • Frequent visitors for long stay patients (longer than seven days), please speak to the Nurse Unit Manager
  • Visitations will be considered for special circumstances and require approval by Nurse/Midwife Unit Manager or Nurse/Midwife in charge for the shift.

Aged Care: 20/05/2020
10.00am to 5.30pm.

  • Visits should be limited to 1-2 people at a time
  • Visitors must still ring and book the designated room - 5456 5361
  • Current regulations remain unchanged around social distancing as they do in the community
  • A mask and apron must be worn by the visitor if they are visiting for longer than 15 minutes.
  • No entry without providing evidence of an influenza vaccination
  • No children under the age of 16 permitted
  • All visitors will be screened at the door before entry by our nursing staff, this also involves the taking of temperatures via the handheld scanner

Do NOT visit if you:

  • Have tested positive for coronavirus or are awaiting test results
  • Have returned to Australia from overseas in the last 14 days
  • Had known contact with someone who has coronavirus
  • Have a temperature higher than 37.5 degrees or symptoms of respiratory infection such as:
  • breathing difficulties such as breathlessness
  • cough
  • sore throat
  • fatigue or tiredness.