Statewide Progressive Neurological Disease Assessment, Management and Education Services
The Statewide Progressive Neurological Disease (PND) Service at Calvary Health Care Bethlehem offers a range of multidisciplinary assessment, education and management services for people with a diagnosed PND.
These include but are not limited to: Huntington’s Disease, Motor Neurone Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophy, Multiple System Atrophy, Parkinson’s Disease, Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, Spinocerebellar Ataxias and others.
The multidisciplinary team includes:
- Medical Specialists: Neurologists, Neuro-Psychiatrists, Respiratory Physicians, Palliative Care Physicians
- Allied Health: Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Pathologists, Dietitians, Clinical Psychologists, Neuropsychologists, Social Workers and Music Therapists
- Specialist Neurological Nurses
- Pastoral care workers
- Researchers (Research coordinators and research nurses)
We also work closely with other health professionals and service providers including community based organisations such as MND Vic, HD Vic, MS Australia, MD Association and Parkinson’s Victoria.
With consent we share information with other health professionals ensuring that we are planning and delivering health care services together.
Clinic visits can also be supplemented by Telehealth and video-conferencing, when people live at a distance or are unable to travel to clinic.
Our team also provides secondary consultation, education, and training to health professionals across the state, to support care closer to home.
The Statewide PND service is committed to research and is actively involved in a number of national and international research projects and trials. (Please contact the service for further details)
Referral by GP, another hospital, specialist or healthcare providers.
152 Como Parade West, Parkdale
8.30 am – 5pm
After hours, weekends & public holidays – Please contact the After Hours Co-ordinator 03 9596 2853