Community Health at Indigo North Health aims to promote the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities within our catchment.

Our emphasis is on health promotion, illness prevention and early intervention.

A range of health professionals provide services at Rutherglen and Chiltern and in people’s homes or workplaces.

Meeting Community Needs

Community health services at Indigo North Health are responsive and flexible, designed to meet the needs of our changing community. We consult and work with the community to identify needs and develop appropriate programs and services. Requests for services and partnerships with other community organizations are encouraged.

Health Education and Promotion

Information and education programs on a wide range of health topics are provided by Community Health staff members. Topics include Sunsmart, Women’s Health, Men’s Health, health coaching, falls prevention, healthy diet, ageing and other life stages such as puberty and menopause.

Sessions can be delivered in workplaces, schools, in conjunction with other community groups or at Indigo North Health. Details of upcoming health promotion activities are available on the Indigo North Health website, at either of the Indigo North Health campus’s and are published in local newspapers. We welcome suggestions for new health promotion activities.

Chronic Disease Management

Assistance for those who are living with a chronic illness such as diabetes, arthritis or heart disease through lifestyle management is provided on an individual or group basis.

Community Resources

An equipment loan program is available for people recovering from a range of physical ailments.

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