Community Health

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    Al-Anon Family Groups

    To help families and friends of alcoholics recover from the effects of living with someone whose drinking is a problem.

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    Anyinginyi Health Aboriginal Corporation – Health Services

    Parlpu­ru Nin­ji Kari — Health Ser­vices sup­port health and well­be­ing for every stage of our clients’ life.

    Anyinginyi Health pro­vides cul­tur­al­ly respon­sive pri­ma­ry health care ser­vices that are client cen­tred and con­tribute to improv­ing the health of the Abo­rig­i­nal com­mu­ni­ty of Ten­nant Creek and the Bark­ly region. Our Abo­rig­i­nal health mod­el means that Abo­rig­i­nal Health Prac­ti­tion­ers (AHPs) are in the front­line tend­ing to clients in the first instance. The AHPs pro­vide triage, man­age­ment and treat­ment that is with­in their scope. As a mul­ti­dis­ci­pli­nary team, this mod­el is sup­port­ed by Reg­is­tered Nurs­es, Gen­er­al Prac­ti­tion­ers, Spe­cial­ists and Allied Health teams.

    Our pro­grams focus on every stage of our clients’ lives, from babies to the elder­ly, pro­vid­ing ded­i­cat­ed and focussed care in the areas of:

    • den­tal
    • child and mater­nal health
    • women’s health
    • men’s health
    • dia­betes
    • renal care.

    We also have a ded­i­cat­ed remote health ser­vices team who work with sur­round­ing Abo­rig­i­nal com­mu­ni­ties with­in the Bark­ly region.

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    Anyinginyi Health Aboriginal Corporation – Piliyintinji- Ki Stronger Families

    The Piliy­intin­ji-ki — Stronger Fam­i­lies (PSF) team pro­vide cul­tur­al­ly appro­pri­ate social and emo­tion­al health ser­vices for men, women and fam­i­lies in Ten­nant Creek and the Bark­ly Region.

    Piliy­intin­ji-ki is Wara­mungu lan­guage for​“to make some­thing bet­ter, to cure or make some­thing good”. This name informs how we pro­vide ser­vices to our peo­ple. Our aim is to improve their phys­i­cal, social and emo­tion­al health status.


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    Anyinginyi Health Aboriginal Corporation – Public Health

    The Kalpa Purru Wirran­jar­l­ki — Pub­lic Health team deliv­er pre­ven­ta­tive and edu­ca­tion­al pro­grams across a broad spec­trum of health areas.

    Through rais­ing aware­ness of health issues peo­ple of the Bark­ly Region can gain con­trol over their own health.

    Our approach is to ​“make the healthy choice the easy choice” by pro­tect­ing, main­tain­ing and improv­ing the health stan­dards of the pop­u­la­tion through health edu­ca­tion, rais­ing aware­ness, con­duct­ing research and encour­ag­ing a healthy lifestyle.

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    Arthritis & Osteoporosis NT (AONT)

    Arthritis & Osteoporosis NT (AONT) provides support services and relevant information to improve the understanding of arthritis and osteoporosis.

    We promote healthy lifestyles and self-management to reduce the burden of arthritis and osteoporosis.

    No referrals are needed and we welcome all enquiries.

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    Arthritis Foundation

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    Asthma Foundation of the Northern Territory

    Helping Territorians Breathe Better

    The Asthma Foundation NT is largely funded by the NT Government to provide services and education to people with asthma across the NT. These Services also extend to carers, families, teachers, childcare workers, community groups and work places but still rely on the support of their members.

    Our Services extend to health professionals including Aboriginal Health Workers, schools, childcare, university students, clinics, other training organisations such as St John Ambulance, workplaces, nursing homes, aged care providers and others.

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    Australian Health Promotion Association NT Branch

    AHPA NT is your professional body when you work in the field of health promotion, and is a great place to network with other like-minded public health professionals.
    The NT Branch is the leading health promotion association in the NT, dedicated to advocacy in health, improving professional development, networking opportunities and communication between health promoters.
    Key priorities for the NT Branch include:

    • Advocacy – We are committed to advocacy at the local, or territory level on a range of health and related social issues. AHPA NT is a member of NT Council for Social Service (NTCOSS) and Multicultural Council for NT (MCNT).
    • Professional Development – We organise and collaborate with existing health professional bodies and support innovative ways to build capacity and the local workforce.
    • Scholarships – We provide financial support for NT Branch Members to access and attend professional development opportunities intra- and inter-state.
    • Communication – We co-facilitate ongoing networking opportunities for health promotion professionals in the NT.
    • Mentoring – We encourage early-career health professionals to be engaged and assisted through AHPA’s National Mentoring Program

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    Australian Red Cross

    Red Cross mobilises the power of humanity to bring people and communities together in times of need and builds on community strengths to achieve the following outcomes.

    • Disasters and emergencies in Australia – Communities are prepared and resilient to the increasing number of climate-related disasters and other emergencies.
    • International disasters – In Asia Pacific and globally, communities have an increased capacity to prepare for, anticipate, respond to and recover from disasters and crises.
    • Migrants in transition -Refugees, people seeking asylum and people in immigration detention experience a safe, fair, welcoming and inclusive world.
    • Laws of war – Better humanitarian outcomes are reached for people and communities impacted by armed conflicts.
    • First Nations peoples -First Nations peoples and communities build on their strengths to lead systematic changes and have more opportunities to shape their own futures.
    • People in the justice system – As many people as possible never reach the justice system and those who come out of the system are supported to participate in society.
    • Community services – People falling through the gaps, including those experiencing homelessness and loneliness are supported, feel included and empowered in society.
    • Lifeblood – Life-giving blood, plasma, transplantation and biological products for world-leading health outcomes.

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    Red Cross CA

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    Bauhinia Health

    We provide best practice, patient centered primary health care surrounding you with all the support you need to put you in control of your health and well-being.

    As first contact for your health needs, we will deliver responsible, long-term, person-focused care, professionally and ethically.

    We are a private billing general practice, offering a range of care in child, maternal, women’s and men’s health. We have highly skilled doctors with credentialed expertise in a range of fields.

    You can sight our range of services on our website.

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    Binjari Health Clinic

    Wurli manages the Binjari Health Centre located 15 kilometres west of Katherine in the Binjari Community. Residents and visitors of Binjari can access a full range of effective and culturally competent primary health care services from the Clinic as well as access referrals into Wurli’s Community Services and Chronic Conditions Clinic available.

    The Clinic promotes and protects health and wellbeing by encouraging the adoption of healthy behaviours, controlling the spread of disease and preventing harm and injury while influencing the social determinants of health.

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    Hilary Sinfield

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