Community Nursing Services

At YDHS we provide a range of community nursing and care services (sometimes referred to as ‘district nursing’) to help members of the local community lead their healthiest lives and manage their healthcare needs within their own homes.

Our services include:

  • Wound dressing
  • Medication administering
  • Personal hygiene assistance
  • Chronic illness monitoring
  • Palliative care services
  • Limited postnatal visits
  • Antenatal education on request

In addition to our home based services, we also provide:

  • A foot care clinic held in the Yarram Medical centre three days each fortnight.
  • A maternal and child health clinic held in the Yarram Hub weekly on every Wednesday and Friday.
  • A continence advisory service at the YDHS campus.
Photo of travelling nurse infront of her car
Photo of a female travelling nurse loading equipment into the boot of a blue car


The full cost of our services are subsidised by government. The out-of-pocket expense that you will need to pay is income tested against your circumstances. An invoice will be mailed to you after you receive the service. The table below outlines what level you will be subsidised at based on your income over the year.

Individual Less than
Between $39,089
and $86,208
Greater than $86,208
Couple Less than $59,802 Between $59,802 and $115,245 Greater than $115,245
Family (1 child) Less than $66,009 Between $666,009 and $118,546 Greater than $118,546 Plus $6,206 per additional child

For a list of fees relative to your subsidised level click on the link below.

> 2022-23 Community Services Fee Schedule

All costs are provided per hour unless otherwise specified.
These fees are exempt from GST.

Further information

For more information about any of these services or to make an appointment please contact YDHS on 1800 934 722.