For state of the art care
Nov 19, 2019
TLC Primary Care is a state-of-the-art bulk billing medical centre conveniently located on Young Road in Hallam.
Focused on family medicine and caring for the older residents in the community, the medical centre offers general practitioner consultations, physiotherapy, podiatry, dietetics, hydrotherapy chronic disease management and nursing services.
TLC Primary Care Hallam is co-located with Homewood a residential aged care home that offers quality care, dining and relaxation options; plus a range of social activities and outings designed to keep residents actively engaged in the local community.
TLC looks at health care from a new perspective. Its innovative approach of co-locating health care and aged care is a first for Australia.
Lou Pascuzzi, CEO of TLC said “Our general practitioners bulk bill and are currently accepting new patients."
"In addition to providing health care to our local community, our doctors and allied healthcare team also support the care staff of our residential aged care home. If our care team require clarity on an issue, if they want to check medications or discuss any element of care with the general practitioners, they are just next door.”
Bringing medical centres into its residential aged care homes has delivered major benefits for TLC including improved clinical outcomes, reduced clinical errors, a reduction in hospital admissions, and reduced need for ambulances to transport the aged care resident to hospital.
The team of general practitioners at TLC Primary Care - Hallam offer consultations in a
number of languages:
· Dr Con Lahanis - Greek
· Dr Malik Majoka - Punjabi, Urdu & Hindi
· Dr Irumini Muthukumarana - Sinhalese
The centre is open from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday. Appointments are required to see their medical professionals as they cannot accommodate walk-ins, but same-day appointments are usually available.