HITH (Hospital In The Home)
This program offers people the opportunity to continue their hospital treatment in their home or can be used as a direct substitute for acute inpatient care. People admitted to the program are still considered inpatients and remain under the care of their treating doctor.
The patient is visited by a member of the HITH team, in some situations the patient may be asked to return to the hospital for part of their treatment or for further investigation or review.
What type of illnesses / conditions are eligible?
- Intravenous antibiotics for management of short and long term infections
- Anticoagulation management
- Drain Tube management
- Complex wound care management
- Acute wound care management
Patients are referred to the program by their treating doctor.
Patient Flow Coordinator on 0467 762 941