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Health and Support

Balranald Hospital and Nursing Care

Balranald Shire offers modern health services and amenities with a new, well equipped district Hospital located at 41-43 Market Street Balranald, housing a doctor’s surgery, dental surgery, emergency unit and 25 bed hospital (comprising acute, residential aged and respite facilities).

The Balranald District Hospital offers other medical, health and well-being services within Far West Local Health District.  Information of all services available, such as Homecare, Meals on Wheels or Transport services can be sourced from the hospital or the Community Service Directory on Councils website.

 

Doctors / Dental Surgery

The Doctor’s Surgery is located within the Balranald Hospital grounds with its own entrance off Market Street.  Hours of business are Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5.30pm.  After hours emergencies are through Allied Health (hospital).

Phone:

  • Doctors Surgery 03 5020 1055
  • Allied Health 03 5071 9800
  • All other Emergencies 000

 

The Dental Surgery is located within the Balranald Hospital grounds with its own entrance off Market Street (using the same entrance for the Doctor’s Surgery).  This service is affiliated with Dareton Primary Health, and Euston and other visitors may call Dareton Primary Health for assistance.  Hours of business in Balranald are as follows:

  • Monday and Wednesday 8.30am – 4.00pm
  • Thursday 8.30am – 11.30am

After hours emergencies are through Allied Health (Balranald Hospital)

Phone:

  • Dental Surgery, Balranald 03 5071 9808
  • Allied Health (Balranald Hospital) 5071 9800
  • Dareton Primary Health 03 5021 7200

 

Allied Health

Allied health provides a range of diagnostic, technical, therapeutic and direct patient care and support services that are critical to the other health professionals they work with and the patients they serve.

Phone: Allied Health 03 5071 9800

               

Aged Care 

Homecare

The Home Care Service of NSW assists people to live independently in their own home.  Frail older people, younger people with a disability in NSW and their carers who are having difficulty managing in their own homes are eligible for help from the Home Care Service.  Services include domestic assistance, personal care and respite care. A referral is necessary to access this service, not necessarily from a doctor – a family member can refer or you may refer yourself and you will be assessed for eligibility.

Phone: 03 5020 1534

 

Meals on Wheels

Nutritional support is provided to frail aged people. Hot meals are delivered Monday to Friday, including public holidays. A referral is necessary to access this service.

Phone: 0407 461 802 or 0429 705 962

 

Day Care

Adult Day Care is held on Monday and Thursday from 10am to 2pm, and Day Care participants will be collected from their residence by the Day Care Service.

Activities include games, entertainment and craft. On one Monday per month, Day Care participants enjoy lunch at the Balranald District Ex Servicemen’s Club.

Non Meals on Wheels clients will incur a fee to participate in Day Care activities.

Phone: Allied Health 03 5071 9800

 

Bidgee Haven Retirement Hostel

A modern aged care facility can be found in Mayall Street Balranald.  Bidgee Haven is a fully accredited 15 bed residential aged care facility providing all levels of care including low dementia residential care.

Phone: 03 5020 1035

 

Community Health Centre

Balranald township boasts the Bes Murray Community Health Centre.  Located on the corner of Court and Mayall Streets, this facility offers health and wellbeing services, as well as Centrelink and Mallee Family Care.

Phone: 03 5020 0330

Mallee Family Care

Phone 03 5020 2700 

 

 

Euston Health Care

Euston residents utilise the facilities in Balranald township, and Robinvale (Victoria).  Robinvale District Health Services are located at 128 Latje Road and offer a range of services including primary health care, hospital (acute), aged care, home nursing and support services.

Phone:    Allied Health (Balranald) 03 5071 9800

                Robinvale Health Service 03 5051 8160