Vision, Role and Values
In order that we meet our responsibilities to the community, our strategic plans and objectives are regularly reviewed and revised. The most recent review has resulted in a new definition of our Vision, Role, and Values as stated below.
Outstanding Rural Healthcare; leading our community to a healthy future
We support our community to thrive by:
- Connecting and providing safe, high quality health services
- Partnering with people as they make confident health choices for themselves and each other
- Creating a community approach to health
- Providing a place where people work, learn and grow
We respect the dignity and worth of all people
We seek to understand others’ perspectives, experiences and contributions
We treat all people fairly and without discrimination
We are open honest and transparent in our dealings with others
We are trustworthy and do what we say we will do
We provide support in a professional manner
We protect the privacy and maintain confidentiality of others
We have empathy for people and seek to understand their perspectives
We involve people in decisions that affect their lives
We address concerns with kindness and consideration
We are flexible, creative and responsive to changing needs
We continually strive to deliver efficient, innovative and evidence based healthcare
We value and support our people to excel through learning and development
We seek to positively influence, inspire and empower others
We are reflective and seek feedback to inform and shape our work
We encourage healthy lifestyle choices
We have a multi-disciplinary team approach to deliver integrated care
We enjoy and take pride in our community
Board of Directors
The Board of Directors are appointed to oversee the management of Orbost Regional Health as a Multi Purpose Service under the Health Services Act 1988.
Board members are appointed for a term of up to three years by the Governor-in-Council on the recommendation of the Minister for Health.
The Board appoints the Chief Executive to manage the functions of the organisation.
The Board meets monthly to monitor performance of Orbost Regional Health in regard to clinical and corporate governance matters and the development of the organisation and its services.
George Neophytou (vice Chair), Royce Andrews, Thelma Hutchison.
Accreditation and Quality Improvement.
Orbost Regional Health, like all other health services, must be accredited to ensure Safety & Quality.
External inspectors called surveyors check all health services against a range of standards which includes examining clinical care, community areas and residential areas.
Community Advisory Committee
The Community Advisory Committee is a group of local citizens that volunteer their time to help guide and advise Orbost Regional Health.
Find Orbost Regional Health's publications on the following page.
Gifts, Benefits and Hospitality Policy
Orbost Regional Health (ORH) acknowledges that our community expects high standards of integrity and impartiality from ORH employees and directors.