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Community Care – Residential in Reach Team (RIR)

Service location

Frankston Integrated Health Centre
Hastings Road
(PO Box 52)
Frankston VIC 3199

Contact details

Ph: 9788 1700
Fax: (03) 9784 2303
Email: CommunityCareEnquiry@phcn.vic.gov.au

For referrals please call Community Care Enquiry 9788 1700 or Fax: 03 9784 2303
Email: CommunityCareEnquiry@phcn.vic.gov.au

Referral Form

Residential Aged Care Empowerment (RACE) Program resources:
1)    RACE poster
2)    Preventing Hospital Presentation
3)    Allied Health Consultations in Residential Aged Care
4)    The RACGP PDF

About the RIR Team

RIR provides a multidisciplinary service to Residential Aged care Facilities in the Peninsula Health catchment area.

RIR aims to assist residents to remain in their own environment. It is a consultative service that offers prompt assessment and short-term support to prevent admissions to acute care where appropriate.

Operation hours

Every day 8am – 9pm


Community Care Brochure (PDF 579 KB)

Advance Care Planning Service at Peninsula Heatlh 

Care Search

Online training for residential aged care workers

Medical Related Pathways

Blood transfusion information for RACFs; residents admitting to Peninsula Health

RACFs General Related Resources

Office of the Public Advocate

Palliative Approach Resources

The ‘Care Management Pathway for Palliative Care management’ poster was developed by local agencies to support residential aged care staff providing palliative care to their residents. It’s recommended for RACF to display the poster at the nursing station.

Peninsula Home Hospice

Care search Palliative Care Knowledge Network

Dementia Related Resources

Alzheimer’s Australia Newsletter

Dementia Behavioural Management Advisory Service

Dementia Resource Library