Private Bag 13, Leongatha  Vic  3953

Tel:  03 5667 5555

66 Koonwarra Road, Leongatha

Tel:  03 5667 5555

65 Bridge Street, Korumburra

Tel:  03 5654 2777

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Community Allied Health Team

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The Community Allied Health Team (CAHT) aims to help people with health issues to stay in their own home where it is possible and practical.The team provides services that would otherwise be unavailable to people due to their disability, frailty, rural isolation, financial or other difficulty.

 

The services are offered to:
  • The elderly

  • People with a disability

  • Carers of these people

  • Professionals or community organisations working with consumers and their carers 

 

The services provided are:
  • Dietetics

  • Physiotherapy

  • Podiatry

  • Speech Pathology

  • Occupational Therapy

 

The Community Allied Health Team works together with HACC services such as District Nursing, as well as Shire based services and other community based care providers.

 

The cost?

There is a small fee associated with the Community Allied Health Team services.

 
The Community Allied Health Team can assist you by:
  • Showing you ways to be more independent and safe at home.

  • Providing carers with information and assistance.

  • Offering home based support including advice, treatment, referral, and recommendation of equipment.

  • Providing education and preventative health programs.

  • Providing assistance to local health and support workers.

 

Information on our services can be provided to you individually, or to community groups such as Senior Citizens or support groups.Topics and information provided include:

  • Arthritis and exercise

  • Falls Prevention

  • Positioning, lifting and transferring

  • Communication problems

  • Swallowing disorders

  • Voice and hearing impairment

  • Diabetes and therapeutic diets

  • General nutrition

  • Home modification

  • Adaptive equipment

 

Referrals are welcome from anyone.

Contact

65 Bridge Street

Korumburra Victoria

Postal Address:

65 Bridge Street

Korumburra  Vic  3950

Telephone:

03 5654 2737

Email:

korumburra.caht@
gshs.com.au

Hours:

Mon - Fri

8:30am to 5pm