This specialised vehicle is used to assist community members who require transport to attend medical appointments, such as doctors, chemotherapy, dialysis, x-ray etc.
A special feature of this shuttle is an electronically operated car seat which transforms to a wheelchair, ensuring those who have difficulty in walking or gaining access to a car can be transported easily and safely.
Medical advice given to a patient can at times be confusing and overwhelming, particularly in complex conditions. BEIT RAFAEL will assist by providing suitably qualified professionals to accompany the patient, and or family, to all consultations. This ensures all information received from the medical specialist is noted, so as to provide a clear basis for future decision making.
In addition, when medical advice has been received and the patient/family is unsure of which path to take, BEIT RAFAEL will liaise with health professionals both in Australia and overseas, to provide medical opinions to substantiate the course of treatment.
Conveniently positioned across the street from The Royal Children’s Hospital is a self-contained fully furnished apartment, including foodstuffs. It is available at no charge to members of the community. This apartment’s location also assists those families who have loved ones receiving treatment at The Royal Melbourne and The Royal Women’s Hospitals.