Mater Aged Care in an Emergency
Mater Aged Care in an Emergency (MACIAE) is a service dedicated to supporting aged care facility (ACF) residents, their families, facility carers and general practitioners (GPs), with the goal of providing a seamless care transition between primary and teriary sectors in order to ensure the highest and safest standard of care with the utmost compassion and dignity.
24 hour telephone clinical access and support to GPs, nurses and staff in the aged care community
Central point of coordinated care planning for aged care residents admitted through the Mater Hospital Brisbane Adult Emergency Department
Access to Mater outpatient specialist appointment via Telehealth (GP referral required)
Educational support for aged care facilities on a needs basis
MACIAE clinical coordinator: Sophie Shrapnel
Telephone: 07 3163 6684 8 am-4 pm Monday to Friday