Remote Health Unit Business Index

22 February 2018
Title Time Description
FIT & STRONG Strength Training Program @ Coomealla Memorial Club, Dareton 11:15 AM to 12:15 PM FIT & STRONG Strength Training Program supports the Chronic Disease Strategy, and was commenced with support provided by a Veterans Community Grant from the Coomealla Memorial Sporting Club, Dareton. Strength training can help reduce the signs and symptoms of many chronic diseases. Exercise has been shown to increase the strength of your muscles, maintain the integrity of your bones, and improve your balance, coordination and moiblity. It is open to all community members with the initial target group being men and women aged 50 plus.
COST: FREE
WHEN: Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:15am-12:15pm
WHERE: Coomealla Memorial Sporting Club, Matong Street, Dareton
All participants are required to attend a pre-exericse health screening and appraisal. You may also be required to obtain clearance from your General Practitioner. Contact Dareton Primary Health on 03 5021 7200 to arrange an appointment for your assessment.
Psychiatry Clinics 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM Psychiatry clinics 1.00pm to 4.00pm. Full assessment required by the Mental Health Team before an appointment can be made with the Psychiatrist. For further information please call 0880801554 or call into Primary Health at the Broken Hill Health Service.
OBSTETRICS & GYNAECOLOGY CLINIC @ Dareton Primary Health, 44-46 Tapio Street Dareton 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM PREGNANCY AND POST-NATAL CARE Support throughout your pregnancy and for six weeks after delivery.
Community Midwife available 9:00am-5:00pm Monday-Friday

OBSTETRICS & GYNAECOLOGY CLINICS are held every second Thursday with a visiting O&G Registrar from Mildura Base Hospital in attendance. A Community Midwife and an Aboriginal Health Care Worker are available to help and support you throughout your pregnancy and for six weeks after delivery. Information is available regarding pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and contraception. Post-Natal care includes Home Visits, Breastfeeding assistance and support, education, baby weighs, six week post-natal check with doctor at clinic, contraception advice.

You have the choice to have your post-natal care provided by the Community Midwife either in your own home or at the Primary Health Centre.
Wentworth Shire Diabetes Support Group 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM The Wentworth Shire Diabetes Support Group is a health and wellbeing support group for people with diabetes, their families and carers. It is an ongoing health and well-being group to provide opportunities for information sharing and support for people with diabetes and their families. Guest presenters to provide up to date information on diabetes management, social connection and support. Guest presenters and activities may include: optometrist, podiatrist, dietician, diabetes educator, mental health and wellbeing speakers, and a guided supermarket tour. Note: dates may be subject to change due to the availability of Specialist Presenters.

COST: Free. A gold coin towards afternoon tea is appreciated.
WHERE: Day Care Centre, Wentworth Hospital, Wentworth
WHEN: Last Thursday every 2nd month of February, April, June, August and October.
TIME: 2:00pm
For all enquiries contact Raelene Gibson, Diabetes Educator at Dareton Primary Health or your primary health worker.