IOW


Do you or your family require a helping hand in the management of chronic disease or illness?
Do you need help co-coordinating healthcare appointments?
Do you struggle filling out your medical paperwork?
Do you have issues attending and travelling to GP, specialist and diagnostic appointments relating to a chronic illness?
Are you struggling to understand or feel overwhelmed with what your doctors are telling you?
The Indgenous Outreach Team is here to help!

Out team, in partnership with NATSIHA, is aiming to close the gap when it comes to chronic disease within the Indigenous community. We are also trained to assist you in accessing and registering for My Health Record, a government health initiative.

Common chronic diseases include:
Diabetes
Asthma
Heart Disease
Liver Disease
Kidney Diesase
Cancer

We provide assistanct to the community with:
Travel and attendance to GP, diagnostic and specialist appointments throughout the region
Collection of medication
Advocacy and support through primary health care visits
Referral to other agencies for Chronic Disease support
Assistance with filling out health related forms

Speak to you local GP today about a referral to the Indigenous Outreach Team and get your health back on track.

Call or email Janelle Johnson and Rianna Nisbet-Roth for more information
Phone: (07) 4786 1000
Mobile: 0487 279 586
Email: iow@girudala.com.au

Helpful Websites & Resources:

http://www.naphl.com.au
http://www,aihw.gov.au/indigenous-observatory-chronic-disease
http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/content/irhd-chronic-disease
http://myhealthrecord.gov.au/internet/mhr/publishing.nsf/content/home
http://www.girudala.com.au/uploads/My%20Health%20Record%204.pdf