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Marrin Weejali Aboriginal Corporation
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.
Health Outreach Hub is supported by:
|Aboriginal Sexual Health Unit||Blacktown Mental Health and Partners in Recovery|
|Aboriginal 48 hour follow up care worker WSLHD||Diabetes Educator|
|Aboriginal Health Education Officer – Mount Druitt Community Health||Dr Vincent Ang – Aboriginal Eye Clinic|
|Aboriginal Chronic Care Nurse||Kidney Research – ARDAC Centre|
|Aboriginal Cardiac Rehab||Quit For New Life|
|Australian Asthma Foundation||Women’s Health|
|Emerton Pharmacy||Medicare Local – Wentwest|
|Liver Clinic||Breast Screening NSW|
|Oral Health||Rheumatic Heart Disease WSLHD|
|Hearing Australia||Nutrition & Healthy Eating|
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.