Caulfield Hospital provides a range of specialty services in the areas of community services, rehabilitation, aged care, residential care and aged mental health. In addition, the hospital has a statewide role in the provision of rehabilitation services to people throughout Victoria.
Many services are provided through outpatient and community based programs that focus on enhancing the health, independence and overall well-being of people residing in the community.
For more than 80 years, Caulfield Hospital and its predecessors on the site in Kooyong Road have been caring for people in the community by providing expert healthcare and treatment across a broad range of services.
Caulfield Hospital has a long tradition of community service dating back to 1916 when the hospital was first established as an Army Hospital, providing vital healthcare services to returned servicemen and women from the First World War. Through the years, CGMC has continued to maintain this strong link with the veteran community.
Today, Caulfield Hospital provides a range of speciality services to the Alfred Health community in the areas of Community Services, Rehabilitation, Aged Care, Residential Care and Aged Psychiatry. These services are provided in hospital, in the community and at home.The Hospital has a statewide role in the provision of rehabilitation services.
Caulfield Hospital offers a diverse array of treatment programs tailored to meet patients' specific needs, while promoting independent living through accessible and flexible services. Programs are delivered to patients in a range of settings to suit individual requirements.
Caulfield Hospital is a formal training centre for Monash University medical students and has strong links with LaTrobe University and the University of Melbourne. The Hospital also facilitates specialised postgraduate training in Aged Care, Rehabilitation and Aged Psychiatry.
Caulfield Hospital's aim is to provide high quality, compassionate care to all patients to enhance their quality of life, assist them to remain at home when possible rather than being admitted to hospital for treatment and assist with integration in the community.
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