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Care Plans

Health 104 in Middle Park Melbourne offers Care Plans for Patients with Chronic Health Conditions

What is a care plan?

A care plan is a management plan of a chronic condition which the doctor manages over a 12 month period. During this 12 month period, the doctor will set particular goals and targets that they want the patient to achieve which is then communicated with the patient so they are fully aware of how they will achieve these goals.

How can I get a care plan?

To find out whether you are eligible for a care plan, simply book a consultation with your GP. Make sure you book in for a long consultation to allow enough time to discuss your needs.

During the consultation your doctor will determine whether you are eligible for a care plan, and what type of care plan. There are two types of plans that can be prepared by a General Practitioner (GP) for Chronic Disease Management (CDM):

  • GP Management Plans (GPMP); and
  • Team Care Arrangements (TCAs)

Who is eligible for a care plan?

A chronic medical condition is one that has been (or is likely to be) present for six months or longer, for example:

  • asthma
  • cancer
  • heart disease
  • diabetes
  • arthritis and
  • stroke.

There is no list of eligible conditions. However, these items are designed for patients who require a structured approach and to enable GPs to plan and coordinate the care of patients with complex conditions requiring ongoing care from a multidisciplinary care team. Your GP will determine whether a plan is appropriate for you.


Call our friendly team on 1300 003 082 or book your appointment online

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Contact Us

Health 104 is located at
104 Canterbury Rd
Middle Park 3205

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Call 1300 003 082 (click to call) reception@www.health104.com.au

Opening Hours

MON 9:00am - 5:00pm
TUE 9:00am - 5:00pm
WED 9:00am - 5:00pm
THU 9:00am - 5:00pm
FRI 9:00am - 5:00pm
SAT closed
SUN closed

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