Remote Health Unit Business Index

28 February 2017
Title Time Description
Broken Hill Cardiology Clinic by Adelaide Cardiology 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Cardiology Clinic by Adelaide Cardiology held at Broken Hill Health Service
Knee Class 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM Knee class held every Tuesday and Friday 9am to 10am for patients who have had a knee replacement or operation. . Drs Referral is required for physio assessment prior to entering the class.
Physio - Hydro 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM Class held Tuesday and Thursday for patients who may benefit from physio in the aquatic environment.
Dental Clinic 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM Balranald dentist, Peter Sidaway, holds clinics at Dareton every Tuesday. For appointments please contact 0350719800.
FIT & STRONG Strength Training Program 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM ADDRESS: Coomealla Memorial Sporting Club Auditorium, Matong Street, Dareton

FIT & STRONG is open to all community members with the initial target group being men and women aged 50 plus. People who are living with arthritis, obesity, depression, osteoporosis, diabetes, cardiac and respiratory rehabilition recipients, first time mothers and physically or intellectually disabled people and their carers.

PHYSICAL ASSESSMENT: All participants are required to attend a pre-exercise health screening and appraisal. You may also be required to obtain clearance from your General Practitioner. Contact Dareton Primary Health to arrange an appointment for your assessment on 03 5021 7200.
Falls Prevention Class 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM For patients who have a history of falls or are at risk of falling to build strength and improve balance.
Tuesday and Friday 11-12
Balranald Tai Chi Classes 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Tai Chi classes are held weekly on Tuesdays at 2pm.
Tai chi consists of fluid gentle movements that are relaxed and slow in tempo and breathing is deepened and slowed, aiding visual and mental concentration. It improves flexibility, muscle strength and balance.
For more information please contact Primary Health on 03 5071 9800.
SKIRTS Aqua Fitness 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM ADDRESS: Merbein Swimming Pool, Box Street, Merbein

A water-based exercise health promotion program for all ages to encourage participation in exercise. The program aims to increase the level of physical activity in a comfortable, supportive group setting and to improve levels of self-confidence and improved health outcomes. Forecast temperature must be 30°C or above. If less than 30°C, SKIRTS will be cancelled for that session. Dates may be subject to change due to public holidays, maintenance works at the pool, adverse weather conditions or availability of specialised instructors.

NOTE: Participants are required to bring their own foam float (eg aqua noodles), foam aqua dumbells (for resistance exercises), water bottle, hat, towel, sunscreen.

COST: Free. Participants are to pay their own entrance fee into Merbein Swimming Pool. Contact Dareton Primary Health on 03 5021 7200 if you are interested in attending these sessions.
IMMUNISATION CLINIC 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM ADDRESS: Adelaide Street, Wentworth

Immunisation clinics are held twice monthly at each of our clinic sites (Dareton, Buronga/Gol Gol and Wentworth). These clinics are conducted by registered nurses who have gained specialised training to provide immunisations and can provide support and information to parents.