Access to best practice wound management for all regional Victorians
The Regional Wounds Victoria (RWV) program is a collaborative of Clinical Nurse Consultants (CNCs) who are supported by the Australian Government, Department of Health and the Victorian Government. These roles provide a service to over 96% of the Victorian land mass, and whose clientele include 30% of Victoria’s Commonwealth Home Support Program (cHSP) and Home and Community Care program for Younger People (HACC PYP) clients. RWV work collectively to improve outcomes for Victorians who receive district nursing or high level care in Public Sector Residential Aged Care Services (PSRACS) by:
The aims of Regional Wounds Victoria are to;
RWV is supported by funding from the Australian and Victorian Governments. The cHSP is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health.
See here for more information regarding the Regional Wound Management Clinical Nurse Consultant Project and 2012 evaluation as part of the Victorian Department of Health Strengthening Wound Care Practice Management Strategy.
RWV Regions align to the Commonwealth Department of Health's Aged Care Planning Regions, with some minor changes by local agreement at some borders.
Click appropriate button below for link to regional pages with contact details and other information related to that specific region.
Not sure which region you're in? See list of localities covered on each regional page. Also see MAP: Vic 2018 Aged Care Planning Regions
New RWV state diagram coming soon.