This program is for Aboriginal people who have a chronic illness such as Diabetes; Heart Disease; Lung Disease; Kidney Disease; or Cancer
This program can help you get a Health Check & Care Plan with your local Doctor; Help you to co-ordinate your doctor's appointments and give support to help you manage your chronic illness
The Health Outreach Hub is a program developed by a partnership between Marrin Weejali's Waluwin Chronic Care Program and WentWest. This Outreach provides educational resources, outreach and relationship opportunities between clients and other health services & ongoing support for individual's experiences chronic illnesses such as Diabetes, Cancer, Kidney Problems, Heart Problems, & Lung Problems.
This Health Outreach provides free health screenings including lung function testing, blood pressure testing, and asthma control tests. We also have available an Aboriginal Eye Clinic, which offers up to 2 pairs of glasses for FREE! The Sexual Health Clinic and links to Diabetes Educator are also available as well as advice & support from our local Emerton Pharmacy.
This outreach is supported by:
|Australian Hearing||Asthma Australia|
|Quit for New Life||Partners in Recovery - Care Connect|
|Optometrist - Vincent Ang||Oral Health|
|Women's Health - WSLHD||Connecting Care - WSLHD|
|48 Hour Follow Up - WSLHD||Aboriginal Nurse - WSLHD|
|Sexual Health - WSLHD||Blacktown Mental Health - WSLHD|
|Aboriginal Education Officer - WSLHD||Cardiac Rehab - WSLHD|
This clinic is conducted by Dr Vincent Ang and delivered to the Aboriginal community. People who are receiving Centrelink payments will receive 2 pair of glasses free. Full-time workers who attend the clinic can received glasses at a reduced costs.
Marrin Weejali is working with Western Sydney Local Health District & Quit for New Life to deliver the "Quit Smoking Support Group" This group runs weekly each Friday 12.00 - 1.00pm.
If you are thinking of Quitting Smoking, then contact our Smoking Care Advisors on 9628 3031. Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) is available.