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Huon Eldercare, Dover

Huon Eldercare Dover, (formerly Esperance Multi-Purpose Health Centre) is a community based not-for-profit organisation. Huon Eldercare offers both residential and Community Care packages and rural health services at Franklin and Dover. At Franklin, we have 90 beds- 81 aged care permanent, 2 respite care, 1 high care dementia specific unit consisting of 10 beds and 9 rural health beds. The rural health beds are flexible beds that can also be utilised for Hospital in the Home across both sites. At Dover, we provide 16 aged care beds, 2 rural health (sub-acute) care beds and provide a custom-built palliative care facility. The centre also coordinates the provision of a range of community and visiting services and community groups. Our staff development coordinator has overall responsibility for supporting and coordinating student learning.

Self-contained accommodation is available for two students at Bay View Rd., Dover. It is self-contained with computer and internet access facilities on site and is a short walk from Huon Eldercare, shops and services. Accommodation can be organised through the UTAS Centre for Rural Health (Email: /Phone: 03 6324 4000, OR call reception at Huon Eldercare, Chapman St Dover (Phone 03 6298 9200). Check out the virtual orientation tour (VT) to get more of a feel for our facilities. We hope it helps you to prepare for your placement and look forward to you coming down.

Huon Eldercare Virtual Tour
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15 Chapman Ave Dover
TAS 7117 |
Ph: 6298 9800