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Atherton Primary Health Care Centre

Atherton Primary Health Care Centre

Address

Atherton Primary Health Care Centre
8 Louise Street
Atherton Qld 4883

Phone

+61 7 4091 0263

Fax

+61 7 4091 0212

Office hours

0830 - 1700 (Monday - Friday)

Distance to main referring hospital(s)

Atherton Hospital 0 km
Cairns Hospital 90 km
Mareeba Hospital 30 km

Services

Cardiac rehabilitation
Child and family health
Community mental health - child and adult
General community assessment, planning and referral
Heart failure support
Needle and syringe program access (NSP) - Monday to Friday not available between 12:30 and 1:30 daily. Out of hours and at weekends - Atherton accident and emergency unit
Post acute funding - coordinated and 'scripted funding' for 2 weeks, if necessary, following discharge from hospital
Pre Orthopedic assessment program
Non HACC continence assessment planning and management
Health Promotion - Lighten Up - lifestyle modification program
Pulmonary rehabilitation
Tablelands Immunisation Program - free clinics, School based immunisation program, special program coordination and over due follow up
Tai Chi for over 55s - falls prevention

Clinics available

Child health and paediatric
Immunisation

Allied health services

Dietetics
Occupational therapy
Physiotherapy
Speech therapy
Social work

Outreach services

Adult endocrine specialist clinics x 4 annually
General paediatrics
Occupational therapy
Paediatric Endocrinology clinics x2 annually
Breast care nurse
Women's health

Home and Community Care services (HACC)

Allied health - physiotherapy, occupational therapy
Assessment team (Tablelands HACC assessment team) - General assessment and home safety assessments
Home care - domestic assistance, social support and personal care
Tablelands HACC continence advisory program  - community and health professional support education and assessment and management


Last updated: 1 August 2013