The aim of Integrated Team Care (ITC) is to contribute to improved health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with chronic health conditions through better access to coordinated and multidisciplinary care.
Referral into this program is direct to provider. The providers for Gippsland PHN are:
52 Stanley Street, Orbost, Vic 3888
Phone: 03 5154 2133
(they hold an Outreach worker)
18 – 28 Jemmeson Street, Lakes Entrance Vic 3909
Phone: 03 5155 8465
37-53 Dalmahoy Street, Bairnsdale Vic 3875
Phone: 03 5150 0700
7-9 Buckley St, Morwell, Vic 3840
Phone: 03 5136 5100
117 Foster St, Sale Vic 3850
Phone: 03 5143 1644
Since the establishment of the ITC, the provision of care coordination, expediting access to necessary services, and developing care pathways and service linkages has resulted in an improved quality of life for clients enrolled on the program.
Organisations providing ITC program have an allocation of Supplementary Services Funding.
Supplementary Service funding is a limited funding pool to be used when services are not able to be funded through any other program in a clinically acceptable timeframe and where the need is documented in the client’s care plan. Please check with local providers (listed below) regarding availability of:
Gippsland PHN also holds a limited Supplementary Service funding pool to be used when services are not able to be funded through any other program in a clinically acceptable timeframe and where the need is documented in the client’s care plan.
Funding can be accessed via application to Gippsland PHN Indigenous Health project officer when a patient with a care plan when a patient is not able to access the ITC program through existing services.
To apply for supplementary services please click here.