Services

Aboriginal Health

The Aboriginal Health Team is a community-based health service located in Healesville that is accessible by Aboriginal people and their families living anywhere in Eastern Health’s catchment. The service adopts a holistic approach in line with cultural best-practice and as such provides a broad range of services which are available both on-site in Healesville and through home visits and outreach including:

Primary Health Care:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Checks (all ages)
  • Nursing support including chronic disease management and maternal-child health
  • Health information and education
  • Visiting specialists


Case Management and Advocacy:

  • Care-planning
  • Referral & advocacy to other services including transport to medical appointments where appropriate
  • Case management


Social and Emotional Well-Being

  • Social & Emotional Well-Being Counselling
  • Drug and Alcohol Counselling
  • Psychological & Psychiatric support services
  • School-based programs and educational support
  • Bringing Them Home services for Aboriginal people impacted on by Government forced removal policies


Home and Community Care

  • Domestic assistance and cleaning
  • Property maintenance
  • Social events and outings including Men’s and Women’s Group and Planned Activity Groups

 

HACC funding is provided by the Commonwealth and State government.

We receive funding from the Commonwealth Department of Health and Commonwealth Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet.

 

 Location

Address

377 Maroondah Highway, Healesville, VIC

Contact

P (03) 5957 1100  (03) 5957 1100 FREE   F (03) 5962 1458 E AHTintake@easternhealth.org.au

Hours

8.30 - 5pm Monday - Friday