Health & Wellbeing

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Marrin Weejali Aboriginal Corporation

Waluwin Chronic Care Program
Healthy, Well & Good

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

Health Outreach Hub

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.

Health Outreach Hub is supported by:

Aboriginal Sexual Health UnitBlacktown Mental Health and Partners in Recovery
Aboriginal 48 hour follow up care worker WSLHDDiabetes Educator
Aboriginal Health Education Officer – Mount Druitt Community HealthDr Vincent Ang – Aboriginal Eye Clinic
Aboriginal Chronic Care NurseKidney Research – ARDAC Centre
Aboriginal Cardiac RehabQuit For New Life
Australian Asthma FoundationWomen’s Health
Emerton PharmacyMedicare Local – Wentwest
Liver ClinicBreast Screening NSW
Oral HealthRheumatic Heart Disease WSLHD
Hearing AustraliaNutrition & Healthy Eating

Aborginal Eye Clinic

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 receive glasses at a reduced costs.