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Townsville Community Health Services Programs and Support Groups


The following programs are run intermittently. For further information or bookings contact Intake Officer on +61 7 4433 9500.

Programs and Support Groups

Arthritis Self Help Program
Offers practical and well-tested ways of coping with problems associated with Arthritis.

Asthma Education
2 hour Asthma Education Program or one on one consultations with an Asthma Educator.

Cardiac Rehabilitation (TTH)
Helps people with their recovery who have had a heart attack, angina, angioplasty, coronary artery bypass surgery, valve repair or any other similar cardiac events.

Cardiac Rehabilitation Outpatient

Further support and exercise components - Fit for Life Gym
Community Program (“Fit for Life” Gym)
Phase 3 or Cardiac Rehab – maintenance and exercise.

Chronic Disease Self Management Program
For people who would like to learn to manage their condition.

Cooking for One or Two
Practice in cooking quick, easy and healthy meals.

Diabetes Group Education (Snapshots of Diabetes & "Becoming Active")
Group Education Programs to learn how to manage your diabetes.

Food Cent$
A new way of allocating food money to help achieve a balanced diet with a limited budget.

Healthy Homes Information
Small, informal and fun atmosphere for sharing information on preventing falls.

Lighten Up Program
9 week healthy lifestyle program with a weight maintenance focus.

Osteoporosis Prevention and Self Management
The prevention and management of osteoporosis, exercise, nutrition, medication, bone density measurement and pain management.

Support Groups

Breathing Ezy Group
Affiliated with LungNet. For people with chronic lung disease and their carers.

Cardiac Support Group

Group support for people and family who have experienced a cariac event

Diabetes Support Group
(Amcal Convention Centre) Support group of approximately 6 people.

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group
Various guest speakers and outings, carers and family are welcome to attend.

Parkinson’s Support Group
Forum for support for those with Parkinson’s Disease and their carers, relatives and friends.

Stroke Support Group
For people who have had a stroke, family members, carers and other interested people.

Supermarket Tours

Hands on skills in reading and interpreting food lavels in supermarkets

Sunshire Support Group

Social interaction in the community for isolated or frail aged clients

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Phone  +61 7 4433 9500.

Last Updated: 27 June 2012
Last Reviewed: 23 February 2006