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Transition Care Program (TCP)

Program Description

Transition Care provides short-term support and active management for older people at the conclusion of a hospital episode, the program aims to optimise a client's functional capacity

Eligibility Criteria

The client is an older person who has been in hospital and during their hospitalisation was assessed by the Transition Care team (including an Aged Care Assessment for eligibility for Transition Care) and deemed to be eligible for the Program. Additionally the person is able to benefit from a period of care and support following discharge from hospital and wishes to access the program.

Important Information

Program provides a package of services including low intensity therapies physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, and/or social work, nursing support, personal care, the program offers time-limited support (up to 12 weeks) and has a therapy focus

Enquiries to TCP Cairns and Hinterland (Cairns, Innisfail and Tablelands) are made via


Phone: 4226 4563

Fax: 4226 4533

Last updated: 17 May 2013