Albury Wodonga Health

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Albury Hospital (02) 6058 4444
Wodonga Hospital (02) 6051 7111

Services

Hospital Admission Risk Program (HARP)

Hospital Admission Risk Program (HARP)

The HARP team works with people with complex health needs. We aim to help reduce the risk of being admitted to hospital.

People can be referred to HARP if they have:

  • presented¬†to the emergency department
  • been¬†admitted to hospital
  • a high risk of going to hospital¬†AND
  • require¬†linking to support services

People with complex health needs may have:

  • Chronic¬† medical conditions for example, chronic heart or lung disease, or difficulties with diabetes
  • Self-management¬†¬†issues
  • Lives¬†¬†alone and not coping
  • Fragile¬†¬†supports and carer stress
  • Geographically¬†¬†isolated
  • Depression and/or anxiety
  • Difficulty with medications
  • Complex¬† psychosocial needs

To stay out of hospital we will help you:

  • Manage¬† better at home
  • Stay¬† as healthy as possible
  • Recognise¬† and manage changes in your health
  • Get the most out of your medical appointments
  • Understand your medications
  • Understand¬†your health conditions
  • Make¬† healthy lifestyle changes such as improving diet and exercise
  • Access¬† community supports
  • Link¬†¬†with other services

 HARP staff:

  • Motivate ¬†¬†¬†¬†
  • Educate ¬†¬†¬†¬†
  • Co-ordinate¬† services
  • Liaise¬†with doctors and health professionals
  • Support¬†¬†changes to improve health

Where is HARP available?  Our team can work with people either in their home or in the clinic.  We see people in:

  • Wodonga¬†and Upper Hume Region
  • Albury area

Costs:   Our services are free.

Contact Wodonga: 02 6051 7400 Fax: 02 6051 7430

Hours of Service Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.00PM

Address / Building Location

   

CRC/Allied Health Service Building
73-75 Vermont Street, Wodonga Hospital
Wodonga 3690                                    

Last updated: 09-01-2017