The Aboriginal Hospital Liaison Officer provides:
AHLO service is available from 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday.
We support patients that identify as being Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander when they enter our hospital. We also provide support to their families during their stay.
For privacy reasons, patients must request or agree to a referral to the AHLO. Please tell your nursing staff or doctor you would like a referral to be sent to the AHLO, or make it known during your admission process. You can also visit the Aboriginal Support space on the ground floor in the hospital, where the AHLO office is located.
On discharge patients can request from the ward they were on:
Off-site accommodation is available for families at their own expense.
You need to request an AHLO referral from the staff who are caring for you or ring (03) 5454 7131.
The AHLO can contact the Aboriginal Health Service in your home town if you give permission.
100 Barnard Street
Entry via Mercy Street, Bendigo, VIC, 3550
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