Bendigo

BENDIGO ALLIED HEALTH SERVICES

  • Wendy Lauder – Mental Health Nurse
  • Steffie Lau – Paediatric Dietitian
  • Tina McBain – Continence Nurse
  • Carolyn Arandt – Lactation Consultant
  • Tash Garner – Mental Health Social Worker
  • Ursula Kiel – Occupational Therapist
  • LJ Hindmarsh – Speech Therapist

ALLIED HEALTH STAFF

Wendy Lauder - Mental Health Nurse

Mental Health Nurse

Wendy Lauder

Wendy has more than 15 years experience working with families and specialises in perinatal anxiety and depression, sleep and settling and helping parents to understand their newborns.



Paediatric Dietitian

Steffie Lau

Steffie is experienced in helping children with conditions such as failure to thrive, infant feeding difficulties, weight concerns, constipation, diabetes, food allergies/intolerances, fussy eating and eating disorders.


Ursula Kiel - Occupational Therapist

Occupational Therapist

Ursula Kiel

Ursula is an occupational therapist with more than 12 years experience providing assessments and intervention, including psychological interventions, to children, adolescents and adults. She has a special interest in working with parents experiencing perinatal mental illness and their infants or young children, as well as with children and adolescents with depression, anxiety, developmental disorders, autism spectrum disorders & school refusal.


Natasha Garner

Child & Adolescent Therapist

Tash Garner

Tash has over 14 years experience working in mental health services providing assessment & treatment for children, adolescents and parents experiencing depression, anxiety, autism, eating disorders, trauma, life changes or adjustment, attachment and relationship difficulties.



Tina McBain

Continence Nurse

Tina McBain

Tina has been a practicing nurse for over 35 years and has specialised as a Continence Nurse Consultant for the past 8 years. She has a special interest in treating children to provide them with the opportunity to have a better quality of life. e.g. No fear to go on school camps or sleep overs.


Sharon Millist - Occupational Therapist

Occupational Therapist

Sharon Millist

Sharon is an occupational therapist with more than 20 years experience working with children, adolescents & families. She has a special interest in working with children and young people with behavioural concerns. Sharon has extensive experience in working with developmental difficulties, autism, learning difficulties and ADHD.



Speech Therapist

LJ Hindmarsh

LJ is a speech therapist with experience in providing assessment and intervention within the paediatric field. She has a special interest working with children with developmental delays and disabilities, including Autism Spectrum Disorder



ALLIED HEALTH FEES

  • NDIS & FAHCSIA -$175/60 mins, $130/45mins, $90/30 mins
  • Standard Private – $180/60 mins, $135/45mins, $90/30 mins

Extra charges are incurred for school or home visits.

Missed appointments or less than 48 hours notice of a cancellation will incur a minimum fee of $50/session.

REFERRALS AND REBATES

Many patients will be eligible for a rebate to help cover all or part of the private fees. Referral requirements for different types of rebates vary, so it is important to check with reception well before your appointment in case you need to visit your GP or paediatrician first. Some funding options include:

Medicare

  • Enhanced Primary Care Plan
  • Team Care Arrangement
  • Mental Health Care Plan
  • Helping Children With Autism

Fahcsia

  • Helping Children With Autism
  • Better Start Program

Private health cover

NDIS

  • CVCH is a registered NDIS Provider for Therapeutic Supports and Early Childhood Intervention.

Central Victorian Child Health 2019