Private Bag 13, Leongatha  Vic  3953

Tel:  03 5667 5555

66 Koonwarra Road, Leongatha

Tel:  03 5667 5555

65 Bridge Street, Korumburra

Tel:  03 5654 2777

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Nurse Patient Ratios at GSHS

GSHS provides services to our community in a variety of different inpatient and residential settings.

 

Koorooman House

Koorooman House is a 36 bed High Level Residential Aged Care Nursing Home located at Leongatha Hospital.  

In compliance with the Safe Patient Care Amendment Act 2019 Nurses are rostered according to the following ratios under a level 4 hospital:

AM: 1- 7

PM 1- 8

ND 1-15

 

Korumburra Hospital

Multi Function Ward/Alchera is a 35 bed mixed ward located at Korumburra Hospital. 

The ward is broken down to the following:

Multi Function Ward has 15 beds that consists of acute and palliative care.

Alchera is a 20 bed High Level Residential Aged Care Nursing Home.

 

In compliance with the Safe Patient Care Amendment Act 2019 Nurses are rostered in the Multifunction Ward and Alchera according to the following ratios under a level 4 hospital:

Leongatha Hospital

General Ward is a 21 bed mixed ward that is based at Leongatha Hospital.

The ward consists of 4 Midwifery beds, and 7 medical, 8 surgical and 2 palliative care beds to total up to 21.

In compliance with the Safe Patient Care Amendment Act 2019 Nurses are rostered according to the following ratios under a level 4 hospital:

Based on assessment of occupancy for the 2018/19 financial year, the expected occupancy for Korumburra Hospital is 51% and for Leongatha Hospital it is 42%.

Aged care occupancy for the same period is at 95%.