Kingston Centre

The Kingston Centre

Cnr of Warrigal Road and Heatherton Road
Cheltenham VIC 3192

Phone: 03 9265 1000
Fax: 03 9265 1100

 

Ward visiting hours are generally:

Reception: 8.30-5.00

HIS opening hours: 10.30 am -7pm

Visitors Map of Kingston Centre

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South 1 Any time, preference for afternoon / evening

South 2 2:00pm - 8:00pm

South 4 10:00am - 8:00pm, step down: 4:00pm - 8:00pm

South 5 2:00pm - 8:00pm

South 6 2:00pm - 8:00pm

East 1 2:00pm - 8:00pm

If you wish to visit outside the normal vistiing hours contact the Ward Nurse Unit Manager to arrange an alternative time to visit:.

T: Patient inquiries: 9265 1000 (7am – 7pm Monday to Friday)
(8.30am – 7 pm Saturday & Sunday)

  • About Kingston Centre (what is the service used for; what are the benefits etc.)
  • Our care is holistic in approach and is designed to assist the person to attain an optimal level of independence, prior to discharge home or to appropriate accommodation. The Kingston Centre plays a vital role in the community providing aged care, aged mental health services and highly regarded rehabilitation programs for adults of all ages.

    Serving residents of the municipalities of Bayside, Monash, Kingston, Greater Dandenong, Casey and Cardinia, we provide:

    • a range of specialist health care and support services to older people, many of whom have complex needs including
      • Aged Care Assessment
      • cognitive dementia and memory services
      • a Falls and Balance Clinic
      • continence service.
    • highly regarded rehabilitation programs which focus on restoring function after illness or injury
    • the full range of allied health services for adults of all ages
    • Pain Clinic
    • Clinical Gait Analysis

    Our people are at the forefront of research into movement and gait disorders, aged mental health and geriatric medicine.

    There are both single and shared rooms. All rooms are spacious with windows for natural light. There is a fully equipped ensuite attached to each single room and a toilet and bathroom for each shared ward. Please understand that clinical need will always determine bed arrangements.

  • Using the service (who is the service for and not for; how to access the service)

All admissions are prearranged by a Geriatrician. If necessary, ambulance transport is arranged through the local doctor or the referring hospital. Clerical staff will visit the patient on the ward to complete any administrative details. The patient should bring their Pensioner Health Entitlement Card, Medicare Card, any Health Insurance details, all current medications and walking aids. 

  • Contact

 Clinical Co-Ordinator 
Kingston Centre 
T: 9265 1750 
F: 9265 1751

  •  Parking and Parking Fees
  • Additional info (what to bring)

Patients bring their own day and night clothing. Personal clothing must be cleaned and maintained throughout the stay by a family member or carer. Comfortable, easy fitting clothes are advisable. Clearly mark all items of clothing with the patient's name and ward number.Patients need to provide their own toiletries. These can be purchased from the gift shop on site if necessary.It is preferable that private arrangements be made for the laundering of personal items. Dry cleaning and laundry can be arranged at a cost.

Kingston Centre contains 3 main nursing homes AG Eastwood Hostel and Allambee Nursing Home,  Biala Assessment Unit.

  • Privacy, information and rights
  • Accessing information about me
  • Rights and responsibilities
  • Money, bills and payments
  • Feedback
  • Services
    Provide home based psychiatric assessment, treatment, and case management to clients over 65 years. Clients may have a psychiatric illness, and/or dementia with associated behaviours and are living in the defined catchment areas. These services are delivered from the Kingston Centre and Endeavour Hills to the cities of Greater Dandenong, Casey and Cardinia, Bayside, Kingston, Glen Eira (part), and Monash (part) local government areas.
     

  • Specialties

General Practitioners
Self referral
Aged Care Assessment Teams
council support services
family
Involvement may be relatively brief, but in other circumstances the team may remain involved over a longer period of time, providing support to consumers and carers through extended periods of illness and life change.

 Aged Care Assessment Service (ACAS)

  • Additional Informaiton

    What not to bring

 

valuables - we accept no responsibility for money or valuables retained in the wards.

mains-operated radios or radios without earphones and electrical appliances such as TVs CD and DVD players must not be brought to the hospital as these can seriously distort electro-medical equipment.

mobile phones - must be turned off when entering the hospital to avoid interference to highly sensitive operating and monitoring equipment.

cigarettes, alcohol and illegal drugs - must not be brought into the hospital.

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