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Audiology Services

The Barwon Health Audiology department offers a broad range of specialist outpatient and inpatient services to both the paediatric and adult population.  Our services include the diagnostic assessment of auditory disorders and management of patients with hearing loss and communication difficu...

Nutrition & Dietetics Department

Nutrition and Dietetics services at Geelong Hospital include the following: Special diets for inpatients Assessment of nutritional status Nutritional counselling and education Nutritional supplements Enteral feeding Home Enteral Nutrition (HEN) service Outpatient nutritional counselling ...

Occupational Therapy Services

The main focus of occupational therapy intervention is to facilitate and enable clients to achieve maximum independence and safety in their daily living skills. Occupational Therapy considers the impact of physical, cognitive and psychological impairment on activities of daily living.Occupational ...

Physiotherapy Services

The Physiotherapy Department provides services to a wide range of clinical areas. Physiotherapy is predominantly inpatient focused with some outpatient services provided in orthopaedics, paediatrics and women's health. Inpatient physiotherapy to all wards of University Hospital Geelong. Specialti...

Podiatry Services

Podiatry Services are available across a number of locations at Barwon Health. The role of the podiatrist is to improve mobility and enhance the patient's independence. They do this through the prevention and management of foot problems and associated health challenges. Good foot health is cruci...

Social Work

Barwon Health Social Workers provide services to inpatient (University Hospital Geelong and McKellar Centre), outpatient and community programs.Experiencing problems and changes with your health can be a very difficult and stressful time for patients and their families. There are many concerns and...

Speech Pathology Acute Services - Paediatric Services

What service is provided? The service is for inpatient and outpatient pre-school children (ages 0 – 6 years) with a primary speech and/or language difficulty as a result of a medical reason, or a primary feeding difficulty. The aims of the service are to provide early identification and ma...

Speech Pathology Services

The Speech Pathology department provides services to a wide range of clinical areas to clients with swallowing and communication disorders. Speech Pathology is predominantly inpatient focused with some outpatient services provided in head and neck, voice and paediatrics. A strict criteria exists f...

Traditional Owners

We, Barwon Health, acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land, the Wadawurrung people of the Kulin Nation. We pay our respects to the Elders both past and present.