Primary Care Partnership (PCP)

G21 – Geelong Region Alliance auspices the Primary Care Partnership (PCP) which is funded through the Victorian Department of Health

Victoria's Primary Care Partnership (PCP) strategy brings together local health and human service providers who work together within voluntary alliances to improve access to services and provide continuity of care for people in their community.

Victoria’s 28 PCPs involve approximately 600 organisations, including hospitals, community health services, Primary Health Networks, local governments, mental health services, drug treatment services and disability services.

 

PCP & GOVERNMENT RESOURCES

This service aims to strengthen parenting skills and family relationships by ensuring that parents have access to high quality parenting information, skills training and support.

The service provides a wide range of parent education and skills training including programs for schools,...

The Better Health Channel (BHC) provides health and medical information that is quality assured, reliable, up to date, easy to understand, regularly reviewed and locally relevant. BHC does not have any advertising or sponsorship and is fully funded by the State Government of Victoria (Australia...

The Care for people with chronic conditions guide ensures chronic care services provided by the Community Health Program improve the health and wellbeing of people with chronic conditions. 

 

These child health guidelines set out what is expected of child health services provided through the Community Health Program. These guidelines complement the overarching Community Health Integrated Program (CHIP) guidelines which aim to improve consistency across the state in planning, program...

The aim of the Care for people with chronic conditions guide is to ensure chronic care services provided by the Community Health Program improve the health and wellbeing of people with chronic conditions. 

These guidelines describe what is expected of organisations funded to deliver the Community Health Program. The guidelines will help to improve consistency across the state in planning, program design and service delivery as well as to clarify expectations for coordinated service provision. The...

A service coordination portal for health and community workers, intake staff and managers.

Securely send and receive referrals, service requests, feedback, care coordination plans, and other documents

The diversity of Victoria’s population is one of our State’s greatest assets. The Department is committed to supporting diversity and reducing health inequality through accessible and appropriate health service delivery. It is important that health care services meet the needs of everyone in our...

Victoria's health workforce is critical to the overall success of the state's health system.

The ageing population and increasing burden of chronic disease present new challenges to health service delivery in Victoria. Similarly, evolving technologies and models of care also generate new...

The Healthcare that counts framework supports all health services including hospitals, community health services, alcohol and drug services, mental health and dental services to identify and respond to vulnerability by embedding organisational governance, systems and structures focussed on vulnerable children and families.

HAnet is an online interactive network that will enable you to discuss and think about “healthy ageing”, and how you encourage people to achieve it. The network is for health professionals and service providers to work together, share information and resources, and discuss best practice...

This action plan lists the major initiatives commenced or due to commence across the Victorian Government and major government agencies during the first two years of the Victorian public health and wellbeing plan 2015-2019 (until 2017) as part of longer-term action.

There is growing evidence worldwide of the benefits and effectiveness of investing in health promotion programs, through an integrated approach. Integrated health promotion programs deliver benefits for the community through promoting positive wellbeing, strengthening community capacity and...

The National Health Services Directory (NHSD) provides easy access to reliable and consistent information about health services for everyone.

The National Strategic Framework for Chronic Conditions (the Framework) is the overarching policy document for chronic conditions that sets the directions and outcomes to achieve its Vision that “all Australians live healthier lives through effective prevention and management of chronic...

The Primary Care Partnership (PCP) Program Logic 2013-17 has been developed to guide PCP activity over the next four years in a more integrated way to reflect system complexity and best practice.

Primary health care refers to a broad range of health services most often delivered in community-based settings. Primary health care services seek to intervene early to maximise health and wellbeing outcomes and prevent or slow the progression of ill health.

Victoria has a distinctive...

This document has been developed to support PCPs across the state to assist their partner organisations to navigate the shifting sands of the health and social reform environment.

These guidelines are for all services delivered through the Community Health Program to meet the needs of people from refugee and asylum seeker backgrounds.; These guidelines complement the overarching Community Health Integrated Program (CHIP) guidelines which aim to improve consistency across...

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