The minimum service provided on an AeroMedics Australasia mission includes:
- One (or more!) healthcare professionals with the necessary medical equipment and medications required to complete the proposed journey, both safely and comfortably.
- Arranging and/or providing medical clearance and Fit-to-Fly certification.
- Comprehensive assessment of physical and mental health prior to transport.
- Comprehensive plan for both medical and personal care.
- Comprehensive logistical plan, inclusive of coordination of the medical mission, arranging flight(s) and hotel(s), organising ground transportation and ensuring the appropriate documentation is completed.
- Clinical interventions and medical administration during the medical transport, as deemed necessary by AeroMedics Australasia’s Clinical Protocols.
- Administration of routine medications and clinical interventions, as ordered by the discharging physician.
- Comfort and personal hygiene care for the duration of the medical escort.
- Regular monitoring of vital signs during the medical transfer.
- 24/7 logistical support for the patient, next of kin and clinician.
- 24/7 clinical support for the clinician and patient.
- Liaison with hospitals and other health care services to facilitate admissions and discharges.
- Comprehensive assessment of physical and mental health upon discharge from our care.
- Bedside-to-Bedside service.
Types of Transport:
Commercial Air Escort
Commercial Air Escorts’ are for patients’ who can sit up for take-off and landing comfortably. These medical transfers are often completed by one or two clinicians, in Business or First Class aboard a commercial airline.
Air Travel Companion
AeroMedics Australasia’s Air Travel Companion services is for those who need help with flying and/or navigating airport procedures. Your Air Travel Companion will usually be a Personal Care Assistant, who has extensive travel and patient care experience.
Commercial Stretcher Transfer
Commercial Stretcher Transfers’ are for patients’ who cannot sit up for take-off and landing comfortably. These medical transfers are completed by a minimum of two clinicians, aboard a commercial airline. A few rows of Economy seats are removed to facilitate the patient on a stretcher in a safe, comfortable and private environment.
Stretcher transfer aboard a commercial airline