The Disability Liaison Officer (DLO) provides support to people with disability, their families and carer to access our hospital services. The service has a focus on assisting those with a disability to access covid testing and treatment.

What DLO’s do:

  • Access Covid 19 screening and treatment for people with disability, their families and carers
  • Assist links across all services and/or programs across Northern Health and other usual health services. This includes assisting those with disability from LGBTIQ, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and from a CALD background
  • Work with your healthcare team to ensure your hospital stay or outpatient clinic appointment is safe, accessible and inclusive
  • Consultation, advice and assist links with NDIS. This includes supporting staff caring for those linked with NDIS
  • A central point of contact for a person with a disability, their families and carers as well as staff to report concerns or requiring support

Covid Resources:

https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/information-people-disability-coronavirus-disease-covid-19

https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/call-to-test-covid-19

 

Contact: Mon-Thurs 8-5pm

Phone: 0400 971 396

Email: DisabilityLiaison@nh.org.au