The Department of Health and Aged Care engaged HMA to conduct a feasibility study of dementia care availability and suitability in Campbell Town, Tasmania and surrounding areas.
Campbell Town Health & Community Services (CTH&CS) is located in central Campbell Town, Tasmania. CTH&CS is a small health service comprising six acute beds, 20 residential care beds, and a range of community services. For funding purposes, CTH&CS is classified as a multipurpose service (MPS), with funding provided through the Australian Government MPS Program for integrated health and aged care services for older Australians living in small communities in regional and remote areas.
The project assessed demand for existing and future services including options for improving dementia care in the Campbell Town region.
Key tasks for this project included:
The project commenced in January 2023 and was completed in June 2023.