Aged Care Schedule - North West Region

Geriatricians attend regular rural and regional outreach clinics and these referrals are triaged in Hobart and should be referred there.

All referrals to local clinics (not outreach) should be faxed to the local area.

ClinicsMedical PractitionersContact Details
Aged Care Clinic: (Geriatric Clinics, Complex Geriatrics, Memory and Movement Disorders, Cognitive Assessment/Psychogeriatrics)Dr Krishna Kalpurath (Wednesday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm) Mersey Community Hospital, Torquay Road, Latrobe Ph: (03) 1800 636 455 or Fax: (03) 6478 5217
General GeriatricsDr Eleanor Tan (Weekly Thursday PM clinic)

NWRH Outpatient Clinic, Burnie. Ph: (03) 6493 6300, Fax: (03) 6464 1928

Tazreach Dr Vishnu Sharma (for suspected dementia)

Referrals to 15 Hastings Road, Frankston in Victoria, 3199, Ph: (03) 9783 3030 Fax: (03) 9783 9467

Neurological Nursing Support Service Sr Ann Dodd and Katherine AtkinsCentral Coast Community Health Centre, 48 Water Street, Ulverstone Ph: (03) 6464 3080 or Fax: (03) 6464 3294
Dementia Assessment and InterventionSr Denise ChastonPh: (03) 6464 3064 or Fax: (03) 6464 3294