Aged Care Schedule - North West Region

From April – August 2022, the Department will contact patients waiting for an outpatient clinic appointment via SMS, with a link to an electronic form. This forms part of a routine audit to ensure patient details are up to date. If you receive this SMS, please update your details.

Aged Care Schedule - North West Region with Outreach Clinics

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
Outreach Movement Disorder ClinicMonthly Monday and TuesdayMersey Community Hospital, Torquay Road, Latrobe
Tazreach Dr Vishnu Sharma (for suspected dementia)

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

Parkinson's ClinicDr Frank Nicklason (Monthly Monday and Tuesday) with Local Specialist Parkinson NursesNWRH Outpatient Clinic: Mersey Community Hospital (Fax Referrals to Statton Clinics for co-ordination (03) 6173 0325 or Ph: (03) 6166 7763
Neurological Nursing Support Service Sr Ann Dodd and Sr Jayne GowCentral Coast Community Health Centre, 48 Water Street, Ulverstone Ph: (03) 6464 3092 or Fax: (03) 6429 8448
Dementia Assessment and InterventionSr Denise ChastonPh: (03) 6464 3064 or Fax: (03) 6429 8448