Ballarat Community Health exists to:
- Promote health and wellbeing in the community
- Provide quality and affordable health care
"That the people of the communities we serve achieve the best possible health and wellbeing."
"In partnership with the community, to create opportunities and supportive environments which empower people to develop healthy lifestyles and prevent or manage illness."
Respect - Integrity - Responsibility - Optimism - Courage - Resilience
Ballarat Community Health (BCH) is a public company limited by guarantee, registered under the Corporations Act 2011 and complies with all relevant legislation including the the Health Records Act 2001, Australian Privacy Principals and the Fair Work Act 2009.
Community Health in Ballarat is provided across four sites including Sebastopol, Lucas, East Ballarat, and Wendouree. Outreach services and clinics are also provided at a range of locations throughout the Central Highlands. The primary emphasis in all service delivery is
health promotion and illness prevention.
Ballarat Community Health strives for high quality, flexible and responsive service delivery and health promotion through a focus on service monitoring, review and evaluation. Ballarat Community Health is accredited through QIP and is pleased and proud to have achieved a further
3-year accreditation for the services provided to our community.
Ballarat Community Health Doctors Clinics are accredited with Australian General Practice Accreditation Limited (AGPAL).
BCH Program & Services Guide
This guide summarises BCH programs and services, and provides information on referral processes and pathways to the services.
Please click here to download the guide and ring 5338 4500 to register for a program.
Annual & Quality of Care Report
View the BCH Annual Report & Quality of Care Report for 2013-2014.
View the BCH Financial Report for 2013-2014.
Online Gambling Research Report
The full report for the research project titled ‘Investigation of the incidence of online gambling in adolescents in Ballarat, and attitudes to and awareness of problem gambling in adolescents’ completed in 2013 can be found here.
BCH Doctors Clinic
welcomes Dr Sumudu
to the team.
New patients welcome
now at BCH
Conveniently located at our Lucas and Sebastopol sites, Dorevitch Pathology is open
8:30am to 1:00pm
For more information, call BCH on 5338 4500.
Lucas Gym Now Open
Hours of operation
- Monday to Friday:
- 6:00am - 8:30am
- 12:00pm - 2:00pm
- 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Click here for more
information and membership
Ballarat Community Health (BCH) has a range of highly skilled health professionals
available to deliver education sessions,
programs and information at your
workplace to enable you to maximize
the health and wellbeing of your staff.
For further information click here
Achievement Program for Workplaces
The Achievement Program can help your business develop a framework for a Workplace Health & Wellbeing program.
For further information or to join click here
Want to know how you can reduce your risk of Type 2 Diabetes by 55%?
Life! is a community based lifestyle behaviour change program for people at risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke.
Click here for more details.
More Victorians are dying each year through misuse of prescribed opioids.
Orticare's goal is to change this pattern through better access to addiction treatment.
Click here for more details
THE LUCAS PROJECT
BCH has a new health facility at Lucas.
Click here to find out more
BCH Walk of Fame
Ballarat Community Health invites the community, individuals, families, businesses and organsations to join our "Walk of Fame". A limited number of supporters can have their name permanently embedded in an internal
footpath running through the central atrium of the new Lucas Community Health Facility.
Download the flyer for further information and to reserve your paver.
Travelling to Ballarat
for a health appointment?
Need someone to assist?
Learn more about
this free service:
Health Companion Brochure
Frequently Asked Questions
Boundaries of Service
Ballarat Community Health is a proud
participant in the Act@Work program,
supporting the prevention of
violence against women and children.
What is Act@Work
What does it involve?
Democratic Set - Lucas
Produced by Back to Back Theatre,
the "Democratic Set - Lucas" is a short film performed by community members
at the new BCH Lucas facility.
View the Democratic Set Film