Belconnen Community Health Centre
The Belconnen Community health Centre model of service recognises the importance of placing people at the centre of care. The emphasis is on bringing together and connecting all aspects of each person’s treatment, involving individuals and their families in decision-making throughout the care and treatment journey.
Community Health Intake (CHI) offers a single point of entry for residents of the ACT who wish to access Health Services in the community.
Our staff will help you by:
- Giving information about our services;
- Confirming your eligibility for each service;
- Making appointments and
- Referring on to other services.
Our staff will answer your calls from 8am to 5pm Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays)
- Community Rehabilitation Team (CRT)
CRT services are provided to adults with neurological conditions, including recent traumatic and acquired brain injury, spinal cord injury and chronic progressive neurological conditions. The CRT team provide comprehensive assessments and treatment to clients which may include physiotherapy, exercise physiology, occupational therapy, social work, speech pathology, counselling, psychology and vocational rehabilitation.
The Community Rehabilitation Team (CRT) is primarily located at Phillip Health Centre, however services are also provided within other community locations such as the client's own home, the Phillip Community Health Centre and Belconnen Community Health Centre.
The Community Rehabilitation Team (CRT) employs a team approach in the delivery of services and aims to improve client's functional capacity, retrain lost or impaired skills and support psychosocial functioning.
The CRT multidisciplinary team comprises of physiotherapy, occupational therapy, social work, speech pathology counselling and psychology, nurse practitioners, rehabilitation coordination, vocational assessment and rehabilitation.
CRT services are provided to adults with neurological conditions, including recent traumatic and acquired brain injury, spinal cord injury 18 months post discharge from hospital and chronic progressive neurological conditions requiring a multidisciplinary package of treatment.
The CRT team also provides services to clients with upper or lower limb amputations. In delivery of services the CRT maintains working links with Driving Assessment and Rehabilitation Service (DARS), Rehabilitation Medicine, Exercise Physiology and the Prosthetics and Orthotics Services (P&O) which are all services within the Division of Rehabilitation, Aged and Community Care (RACC).
|Phone: ||02 6207 9977|
|Fax: ||02 6205 2611|
|Weekday: ||8:30 AM - 5:00 PM - open now as at 12:49 PM EST|
- Paediatric & Child Health Services - Community Paediatrician
ACT Health offers a Community Paediatric Service. The Community Paediatrician provides specialised services to families concerned about their child's development. This includes physical, intellectual and social-emotional aspects of childhood development.
The service comprises a team of Child Health Medical Officers (CHMOs) and Community Paediatricians who operate out of the Belconnen Community Health Centre, Gungahlin Child and Family Centre, Tuggeranong Community Health Centre and the City Health Centre.
Referrals are essential. For information on access, appointments and eligibility for this service, clients should phone Community Health Intake (CHI) on 5124 9977 between 8:00am and 5:00pm weekdays.
ACT Health provide a Community Paediatric and Child Health Service to families who are concerned about their child's development. This includes physical, intellectual and social-emotional aspects of childhood development. The service operates from different health centre locations across Canberra, and it employs Child Health Medical Officers (CHMOs) and Community Paediatricians.
|Weekday: ||8:00 AM - 5:00 PM - open now as at 12:49 PM EST|
Other services at Belconnen Community Health Centre
- ACT Pathology Collection Centre - Belconnen
- Asthma Support Service for Children, Youth & Families
- Belconnen Mental Health Team
- Chronic Disease Self Management Courses
- Community Care Nutrition - Adult Health Weight Program
- Community Care Nutrition - Heart Fare Program
- Community Care Nutrition Service
- Community Care Physiotherapy
- Community Care Podiatry
- Community Care Podiatry - Footsure Program
- Community Care Social Work
- Community Health Intake (CHI)
- Community Nursing Services
- Continence Physiotherapy & Continence Promotion Centre
- Continence Physiotherapy Service
- Dental Services for Children, Youth & Adults
- Immunisation Services for Children, Youth & Women
- Maternal & Child Health (MACH) Nursing Services, Maternal & Child Health (MACH) Booked Clinics
- Mental Health Mobile Intensive Treatment Team (MITT) North
- Nurse Audiometry for Children
- Nutrition Service for Children, Youth & Families
- Orthoptic Secondary Screening for Children & Babies
- Paediatric & Child Health Services - Child Health Checks, Maternal & Child Health (MACH) Drop-in Clinics Nurse led Clinic/s nursing service services
- Social Work for Parents & Families
- Women's Antenatal & Postnatal Physiotherapy
* These times are indicative only. Please call the service prior to your departure to confirm the availability. Please call ahead in after-hour periods or on public holidays. ACT Health attempts to provide accurate and up to date opening hours information for the public, however if you feel that this information is incorrect please contact the ACT Health Services Directory Administrator at HSD.Admin@act.gov.au to have this amended.
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