Health & Wellbeing

  • This service is claimed by and organisation
    Centre for Remote Health (CRH)

    Clinical Training

    Provides remote clinical training and rural placements for medical students from Flinders University and other Australian universities.

    Remote Health

    Provides health education and undertakes research and evaluation relating to health in remote indigenous communities.

     

    Read more

    Adam

  • This service is claimed by and organisation
    Childbirth Education Association (CEA)

    The Childbirth Education Association Darwin is a community based organisation which provides information and support for women and their families and promotes self- reliance and confidence in pregnancy, birth and parenting.   CEA provide support through education sessions, pre-natal and post-natal exercise classes; library and general resources.  Childbirth Education Association is also a community advocate for birthing services.

     

    Read more

    CEA Darwin

  • This service is claimed by and organisation
    Community Visitor Program

    The NT Community Visitor Program is an independent service located in the Anti-Discrimination Commission.

    Its aim to ensure the rights of those being treated for mental illness or disability are upheld and their views and concerns are heard.

    Community visitors are people employed by the CVP who regularly visit Mental Health Inpatient facilities and Disability Secure Care facilities to ensure an appropriate standard of care.

    The Community Visitor Program (CVP) provides monitoring, complaint resolution and advocacy services for people detained and receiving care under the Mental Health and Related Services Act 1998 and Disability Services Act 1993. The CVP also makes and monitors recommendations on systemic issues such as interpreter use and seclusion reduction.

    Read more

    NTADC

  • This service is claimed by and organisation
    Congress – Social & Emotional Wellbeing Service

    Our Social & Emotional Wellbeing Service provides Aboriginal people and their families including children and adolescents with holistic and culturally appropriate primary health care for social and cultural wellbeing, mental health and community connectedness including:

    • confidential counselling and psychological services including psycho-education;
    • social and cultural support including case management, Women’s and Men’s bush trips, art therapy, access to local language speakers and connection to country;
    • drug and alcohol treatment for Aboriginal people experiencing the effects of harmful alcohol and alcohol use; and
    • a dedicated GP service.

    Read more

    Congress

  • This service is claimed by and organisation
    Danila Dilba Health Service

    Danila Dilba Health Service is an Aboriginal community-controlled organisation providing culturally-appropriate, comprehensive primary health care and community services to Biluru (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) people in the Yilli Rreung (greater Darwin) region of the Northern Territory.

    As an Aboriginal Medical Service, services are provided for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and singles.

    Danila Dilba offers a wide range of medical and support services including:

    • Specialist health and clinical services including audiology, paediatrics, ear, nose and throat, podiatry, physiotherapy, colonoscopy, and treatment for diabetes and asthma. Specialist medical physicians are also available.
    • Youth services including activities, counselling and support for children and young people. Counselling may deal with stress, trauma, anxiety, depression, postnatal depression, loss and grief, relationship difficulties, sexuality and domestic violence.
    • School based health checks for students.
    • Dental checks and flouride treatments for children.
    • Don Dale Youth Support provides health care and support to children in detention, providing therapeutic group work and one-on-one support .
    • Deadly Choices is an early intervention and prevention program that compliments Danila Dilba Health Service’s clinical programs. Deadly Choices aims to empower Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to make healthy choices for themselves and their families.
    • Alcohol and Other Drugs provides support to clients and their families who are impacted by alcohol or drugs.  The team provides a service to Indigenous people that is accessible, confidential and meets the clients’ cultural needs.
    • Tackling Indigenous Smoking helps Indigenous people develop quit smoking skills through tailored and culturally safe services including one-on-one consultations around motivation, education, goal setting and clinical advice.
    • Well Women’s Clinic with referrals as necessary, offering family planning and fertility advice, pregnancy testing and advice, pap smears, breast examination and rubella immunisations. The clinic also focuses on the early detection and treatment of chronic diseases.
    • Women’s groups including screening and monitoring of health for infants and children under five years old, in addition to advice about health concerns for parents with children in this age group.
    • Australian Nurse-Family Partnership Program provides parenting support through a sustained home visiting program that supports women pregnant with an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait child and her family to improve their own health and the health of their baby.
    • The Men’s Clinic specializes in men\\\’s health issues and focuses on the early detection and treatment of chronic diseases.
    • The Mobile Unit offers health services for those most at risk of preventable diseases: frail, aged, those who have disabilities and are unable to attend the health service and for those who do not have transport.
    • Social and emotional wellbeing counselling and support offered for those affected as a result of the Stolen Generations.
    • Social and emotional wellbeing support for members of the Indigenous community who have mental health issues or emotional difficulties.
    • General counselling available for families and individuals dealing with stress, trauma, anxiety, depression, postnatal depression, loss and grief, relationship difficulties, sexuality and domestic violence.
    • Sexual health services including testing, counselling and medical treatment for HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmissible infections.
    • The Syphilis Enhanced Response Team provides an enhanced time-to-treat service in response to the syphilis outbreak.
    • Care Co-Ordination provides care and intensive support for clients with complex needs.
    • Legal Health Mob is a health-justice partnership with NT Legal Aid, providing a lawyer and support worker to attend Danila Dilba clinics and assist with a wide range of family, financial and health matters.

    Read more

    DanilaDilbaHealthService

  • This service is claimed by and organisation
    Danila Dilba Health Service Nurse Family Partnership Program

    The Danila Dilba Australian Nurse Family Partnership Program (ANFPP) is a sustained relationship-based home visiting program.

    The ANFPP supports women pregnant with an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander child to improve their own health and the health of their baby.  We support our clients through interactive health education and promotion during pregnancy and the first two (2) years of the baby’s life.

    The ANFPP promotes opportunities for women to create positive and long-lasting changes in their own lives and the lives of their children and families.

    Referral criteria:
    • Having an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander baby;
    • Client is a first-time mother, or it is their first time to parent;
    • <28 weeks gestation;
    • Living in the Greater Darwin, Palmerston or Humpty Doo region.

    Speak to your local clinic staff about how to get access to this service.

    Read more

    DanilaDilbaHealthService

  • This service is claimed by and organisation
    Danila Dilba Health Service Tackling Indigenous Smoking

    Danila Dilba’s Tackling Indigenous Smoking (TIS) program helps Indigenous people develop quit smoking skills through tailored and culturally safe services including one-on-one consultations around motivation, education, goal setting and clinical advice.

    The TIS team delivers the Deadly Choices smoking education sessions at middle schools in the Darwin and Palmerston region.  The team conducts smoking cessation sessions for adult groups, such as at residential rehabilitation centres and for pregnant clients attending Danila Dilba’s clinics.

    To encourage smoke-free environments the team also shares information and promotes this important initiative at public events and in shopping centres.

    Read more

    DanilaDilbaHealthService

  • This service is claimed by and organisation
    Dementia Australia NT

    A peak body for people, of all ages, living with all forms of dementia, their families and carers.

    Carer Education Program

    Carer education is designed to support family carers in their caring role. By learning about dementia and its impacts on the person with dementia, participants will have a better understanding of the effects of the disease.

    Community Education

    These presentations promote risk reduction and increase public awareness about memory loss with community education sessions delivered direct to various community groups. All groups are welcome and specific topics can be catered for.

    Dementia Essentials

    Designed for Aged Care Workers employed in residential, community and flexible aged care services, the Dementia Care Essentials III and Dementia Care Essentials IV Advanced provides quality training in, and workforce assessment of Competency in CHCAC319A and CHCAC416A.

    SALO

    The major goal of the Service Access Liaison Officer (SALO) is to deliver dementia information and risk reduction strategies to people within rehabilitation or correctional facilities within the NT. The program incorporates the Your Brain Matters 5 simple steps to maximise your brain health https://www.yourbrainmatters.org.au

    Stepping Out Program

    These groups provide a weekly Day Respite Service to families of people with dementia. Group attendance encourages the maintenance of skills and abilities within a social context.

    Social Support

    The social support program provides group-based and individualised practical help for people with memory problems who live alone, may not have family or social support locally and are not receiving community aged care packages.

    Carer Support Groups 

    Designed to support carers, these groups offer opportunities to network with other carers, share experiences and develop new skills.

    Living with Memory Loss

    This comprehensive information and support program is for people who have recently been diagnosed with memory loss or dementia and their family member or friends.

    RISK REDUCTION

    Brain Gym

    Come along and join in, this group invites members of the general public to engage in a variety of stimulating mental exercises, puzzles and games designed to maintain and sharpen cognitive abilities and memory.

    Safe Return Program

    A unique program, it can give peace of mind if the person you care for tends to wander from home. This program is conducted in partnership with the NT Police.

    YOUNGER ONSET DEMENTIA KEY WORKER PROGRAM

    Dementia can occur at any age.The YODKW program provides individual support and services to improve the quality of life of those living with younger onset dementia, their families and carers. The program can assist a person to obtain a diagnosis, navigate and understand services, including the NDIS, and prepare organisations to meet the unique needs of this group.

    Relate, Motivate, Rehabilitate

    This service is a fee paying service whereby Dementia Australia NT can provide sessions of individual social support for people with dementia who are currently residing in hospital or a residential care facility.

    Marie Gray Library, Darwin and Hazel Hawke Library, Alice Springs

    Dementia Australia NT maintains two specialist libraries including books, research papers, journals, magazines and DVDs. Become a member of Dementia  Australia to access library resources.

    Advocacy and Your Rights

    Be aware of your rights, be assured of our confidentiality and be supported at all times throughout your involvement with Dementia Australia NT.

     

    Read more

    Dementia Australia

  • This service is claimed by and organisation
    Department of Health – Adelaide River PHC Centre

    The Health Centre provides 24 hour 7 day a week acute/emergency response through health staff on call and primary health care to the community.

    Read more

    Adam

  • This service is claimed by and organisation
    Department of Health – Alyangula Primary Health Care Centre

    The Health Centre provides 24 hour 7 day a week acute/emergency response through health staff on call and primary health care to the community

    Read more

    Adam

« First ‹ Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 11 Next › Last »