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Rockhampton Community and Public Health Service

Address

82 - 86 Bolsover Street
Rockhampton QLD 4700

Postal address
PO Box 501
Rockhampton QLD 4700

Phone

+61 7 4920 6900

Fax

+61 7 4920 6867

Office hours

0800 to 1700 - Monday to Friday

Web address

www.health.qld.gov.au/cq/

Distance to main referring hospital/s

The Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital 630km

Services

Aged Care Services

Phone (07) 4920 6900
Fax (07) 4920 6863

This program aims to maintain frail elderly persons living at home by accessing a range of services or to enter a residential care facility when appropriate. This service also assesses and applies for assistive aids to help eligible clients at home.



Child and Family Health Services
Phone
(07) 4920 6900
Fax (07) 4920 6871

This multi disciplinary team includes Allied Health assessment and therapy and Child Health Nurses who provide care,  assessment and education. Well Babies Health Clinics are held at the Bolsover Street Health Clinic, Phillips Street Health Centre North Rockhampton, Gracemere, Mt Morgan and other outreach centres. Services include:

Child Health Nurse Clinics

  • Early Feeding Telephone Support
  • Well Baby Clinic
  • Open Clinic
  • "Self-Service" Weighing

Specialist Services

  • Early Intervention Parenting Specialist
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Pathology
  • Physiotherapy
  • Social Work
  • Psychology

New Babies Group


Needle and Syringe Program (NSP)
Phone
(07) 4920 6900
Fax (07) 4920 6870


Our objective is to increase injecting drug user (IDU) access to sterile injecting equipment. We also provide confidential access to education and resources that reduce the incidents of injecting related injury and disease and blood borne virus amongst IDU. We facilitate and promote the safe disposal of used injecting equipment and improve IDU access and referral to drug treatment programs, healthcare and other services. The program plays a key role in supporting community based health promotion programs based on a Harm Minimisation approach.


Community Acute and Non Acute Services (CANAS)
Phone
(07) 4920 7500
Fax (07) 4920 7029

CANAS provide a safe alternative to acute hospital care and supports early discharge. Nursing and Allied Health staff deliver treatment at home, in clinics or in a residential care facility. This includes medication (oral and IV), wound  management, equipment and education. CANAS link clients back to community services after discharge if required.

CANAS empowers clients to make decisions about their health and lifestyle and provides the opportunity to make these choices with informed support from caring health professionals.


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Last updated: 2 November 2014