The Discovery Coast Community Health Service provides primary and allied health care services to the Discovery Coast: Turkey Beach, Bororen, Miriam Vale, Lowmead, Baffle Creek, Agnes Water and Rosedale..
Clinics are located at Agnes Water, Miriam Vale and Baffle Creek, which service the surrounding region.
Child Health Nursing
Newborns to 12 years. Childhood and government funded immunisations provided.
A range of services including management of chronic illness, monitoring of overall health and immunisations.
Community Support (Health)
Working with the community to develop local solutions and strategies to address local health issues.
A counsellor is available to assist with drug and alcohol, grief and loss, depression, anxiety, parenting and relationship issues. Play therapy is also available for children.
Provides education, care and ongoing support for diabetes management.
Diet and Nutrition
Dietary assessment and advice for all age groups and a broad range of conditions. Workshops are also held across the region.
Supporting the community, families and individuals through practical and emotional support to those experiencing difficulties, including parenting support and behaviour modification.
A holistic one off approach to health care, which includes physical checks such as blood glucose, blood pressure, foot assessment, balance check, grip strength and body mass index. Any identified concerns are referred to an appropriate health professional or your GP.
Specialising in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the foot, ankle and lower leg. Orthotics can be provided at a charge.
Supporting older people to develop and manage healthy and positive ageing by providing a mix of physical, social and intellectual activities.
Discovery Coast Community Health Service recognises the need to build capacity to better manage health risk factors and has provided funding support for agreed preventative health activities, that respond to a demonstrated high health need and limited access to health services.
Up & Active Exercise Class
Up & Active Exercise Class is a low to moderate physical activity program suitable for anyone who hasn’t done exercise in a while. You can exercise at your own pace in a friendly atmosphere. Suitable for those who have not exercised for some time. Can be self-paced, and is delivered in a friendly atmosphere. Up & Active is run by accredited exercise professionals specifically trained in managing safe, low to moderate intensity physical activity programs. The program is designed to be safe for people with stable long term health conditions such as heart disease, diabetes or obesity.
An Accredited Exercise Physiologist specialises in the exercise and movement for the prevention and management of chronic diseases and injuries. They provide support for people with: obesity cardiovascular disease diabetes osteoporosis and arthritis mental health conditions cancer and cancer treatment recovery chronic pain and fatigue post-surgical rehabilitation (ACL reconstruction, hip/knee replacement)neuromuscular exercise therapy (multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, Parkinson’s disease)pulmonary disease and more.
Speech Pathologists have been trained to assess and provide therapy for people who have difficulties communicating. Our Speech Pathologist can provide assessment and therapy for all aspects of communication including speech, writing, reading, signs, symbols and gestures. Communication disabilities are the result of problems with speech, using and understanding language, voice, fluency, hearing, or reading and writing.