Community Health Nursing (CCHS)

About this service

Provides a nursing service to both primary and secondary educational settings. Available services include
- support and advocacy for students and their families
- pregnancy testing and options counselling
- health education on a range of topics including puberty, pregnancy, contraception, STIs and relationships.

    • Service name

      Community Health Nursing (CCHS)

    • Service address

      Ashley Ricketson Centre
      260 Kooyong Road Caulfied VIC 3162
      Co-located at Caulfield Hospital - Entrance via Gate 2
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    • Phone

      9076 6776

    • Fax

      9076 6773

    • Urgency levels

      Some Help, Just Curious

    • Service area

      City of Glen Eira,City of Stonnington

    • Service hours

      Mon to Fri 8.30am - 5pm Contact service directly to arrange appointments

    • Age group

      Maximum age 25 years

    • Eligibility criteria

      Service for people who live, work or study in the Caulfield Community Health Centre catchment area which includes: Chadstone, Malvern, Malvern East, Armadale, Toorak, Balaclava, Ormond, Gardenvale, Glen Huntly, Murrumbeena
      Provides an active outreach service to local schools
      Typically does not deliver the service in private schools, unless the school nurse is not able to provide a service or requests assistance with the delivery of a service

    • Interpreters

      Yes, but requires booking in advance

    • Service type

      INDIVIDUAL

    • Costs

      Sliding scale depending on income

    • Disability access

      Yes

    • Drop in service

      No

    • Outreach

      Yes, active outreach to local schools

More information for teachers, wellbeing staff and service professionals

    • Participation length

      As Required

    • Participation type

      Voluntary

    • Secondary consult

      Yes

    • Staff profile

      Qualified Staff

    • Who can refer

      Requires a mutually agreed referral from both the School and the Community Health Nurse