Assisting our Community to Address their Own Health Needs

The focus of the clinic is prevention, intervention, health education, and health promotion whilst at the same time taking care of your immediate problem/needs. The treatment and prevention is integrated in the provision of health and medical care. You also have a very important role to play in the maintenance and management of your own health, please discuss with the Doctor how you may be able to achieve this.

Health Services operate from three clinics:

  • Jane Ardler Centre, Nowra
  • Wreck Bay Clinic
  • Jerrinja Clinic

You also have a very important role to play in the maintenance and management of your own health, please discuss with the Doctor how you may be able to achieve this.


Contact: reception@southcoastams.org.au or phone: 1800 215 099 or 44480200

On your visit you will be required to bring the following items:

  • Medicare card
  • Health care/Pension/Concession card

What services we can provide

  • Consultations
  • Health Checks
  • Care plans
  • Immunisations
  • Pap Smears
  • Pregnancy tests
  • Venapuncture
  • Eye Tests
  • Hearing test
  • Outreach Worker
  • Dietician
  • Diabetic Educator
  • Podiatrist
  • Transport

General Practitioners SERVICES

Dental Clinic
SERVICES

On your visit you will be required to bring the following items:

  • Medicare card
  • Health care/Pension/Concession card

What services we can provide

  • Basic emergency: pain, accidents and abscess.
  • Restorative, interceptive, minor surgical and preventative care including mouth guards.
  • Denture/Prosthetic services

Who provides the service

  • Dentists
  • Dental Assistants

Treatment is provided by the dental clinic and is prioritised by the dentist on the basis of the community needs, emergencies are always first. Treatment for pain, injury, abscess and swelling are given priority at all times.

What is not available

  • Crowns-Porcelain
  • Bridges
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Root filling in the posterior teeth
  • Implant Prosthetics
  • Teeth cleaning for cosmetic reasons

The Chronic Care Support Program aims to support better access to specialist and allied health services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people identified as needing more complex chronic disease management.

To be eligible for care coordination under the program, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients must:

  • be registered with Medicare
  • have a current GP Management Plan and/or Team Care Arrangement
  • be recommended (written referral) by their GP
  • have been diagnosed with one or more of the targeted chronic diseases – cardiovascular
    disease, respiratory disease, renal disease, cancer, diabetes.

 

The Care Coordinator is a health worker who can:

  • arrange appointments specialist, allied health, exercise physiologist)
  • arrange transport
  • help clients follow their care plan (medication and compliance education).There is no cost to access the program.

Chronic Care Support
PROGRAM