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Assessment, Liaison & Early Referral Team (ALERT) aims to reduce hospital demand by providing coordinated care that bridges the gap between the acute hospital Emergency Department (ED) and the community. ALERT particularly targets patients with complex psychosocial and medical needs, including frequent presenters experiencing homelessness.
ALERT consists of two services:
Clients who are frequent presenters or at risk of re-presenting to hospital due to issues around Homelessness, Substance use, Mental health, Family violence, disability, complex aged care.
External referrals via Health Independence Program (HIP) central intake:
Or internally via pager 204
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