Bass Coast Health (BCH) is the major public healthcare provider within the Bass Coast Shire in South Gippsland. It is an integrated health service providing a range of acute, sub-acute, ancillary medical, aged and ambulatory care services. BCH is fully accredited by the Australian Council on Health Care Standards (ACHS) and is equipped to offer a broad range of specialist medical, surgical and obstetric services including orthopaedics, ophthalmology, gynaecology, paediatrics, urology and rehabilitation.
Aged Care residential services are provided in the Kirrak House residential care facility located on the Wonthaggi campus and Griffiths Point Lodge Hostel situated at San Remo, overlooking Cape Woolamai. All residential aged care services are accredited though the Aged Care Standards and Accreditation Agency, and Australian Council on Healthcare Standards.
Bass Coast Health offers a wide range of community and welfare services that are provided at Wonthaggi, San Remo, Inverloch, Grantville, Corinella and Cowes. Bass Coast Health's community services provide a wide range of Allied Health and Clinical Nurse Consulting services that include assessment and treatment to clients within the Gippsland South Coast. These services are delivered in a variety of settings including inpatients, outpatients, residential aged care facilities and in clients’ homes and embraces the Active Service Model as its underlying philosophy. All community services are accredited through the Community Care Common Standards.
Bass Coast Health is committed to working collaboratively and in partnership with other health services, local government and state government and is an active member of the South Coast Health Services Consortium and the Gippsland Health Alliance.
Interpreter services may be organised in advance to facilitate care requirements such as elective admission, and procedural consent.
Bass Coast Health acknowledges Aboriginal people as the traditional custodians of the land on which we operate. We commit to working respectfully to honour their ongoing cultural and spiritual connections to this country.
Many of Bass Coast Health programs are supported by funding from the Commonwealth and State Government.