Peter Mac at Home provides specialised cancer care in the home.
The service provides in-home care - such as chemotherapy and post-treatment care - for Peter Mac patients. A nurse visits to provide this care.
You may require the service for a short time after surgery or you may require ongoing care after chemotherapy or radiation therapy.
- nursing assessment and care related to your cancer treatment
- acute wound management
- central line management
- radiation therapy reaction skin care
- drain tube management
- some forms of chemotherapy and other intravenous (into the vein) infusions
- vacuum-assisted wound management.
Peter Mac at Home can be contacted Monday to Friday from 8 am to 4:30 pm, and on the weekends from 8 am to 4 pm.
Home nursing visits take place between 8 am and 4 pm, seven days a week, every day of the year.
If you would like to utilise the Peter Mac at Home service, your specialist or a member of your treating team can organise a referral.
Peter Mac at Home
Phone: (03) 8559 5028