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HealthWISE and COVID-19 - Important update
HealthWISE offers services and programs across two states and 9 offices and needs to comply with public health orders within the local government area of each office.
Please see below current information about our services and offices in your region:
If you have any symptoms of illness, or contact with a suspected or confirmed case of COVID-19,
please contact our office to reschedule your appointment.
Please phone your HealthWISE office for more information.
Our services will continue with a combination of telehealth and face to face services.
Information about HealthWISE Telehealth: www.healthwisetelehealth.org.au
Every office will adhere to Government rules and the Safe Work Australia guidelines in order to create a safe environment for staff and clients.
Thank you to everyone for working with us to ensure HealthWISE continues to operate and deliver services during this time.
Did you know that HealthWISE now has over 100 staff spread amongst our 9 offices in NSW and QLD, with many outreach services to small and remote country towns?
Our staff may travel many kilometres a week to see our clients, as well as offering our services at our offices and via telehealth too.
You may not realise what services and programs we offer, but when you need them, know that HealthWISE will be there for you!
The video below proudly presents a snapshot of who we are today; showcasing our incredible team, our range of primary health care services across NSW and QLD, and our community we serve.
HealthWISE news and events
HealthWISE qualifies for one of 60 projects across Australia: Federal government’s Women’s Leadership and Development Program
Women across our region will have the chance to improve their business savvy and develop leadership skills, as local organisation HealthWISE hosts nine free events
HealthWISE Indigenous Mental Health Team Leader Deslee Matthews and Aboriginal Health Worker Amanda Nadan had a truly special experience as they joined other Aboriginal women
‘Zoom in on Dementia – Cooperation makes it happen’
Dementia is the second leading cause of death of Australians. In 2021, there are an estimated 472,000 Australians living with dementia. (Source: Dementia Statistics – Dementia Australia).
Hunter / New England and the North Coast will experience larger increases in dementia prevalence and incidence than the average for NSW, with dementia affecting over 3% of their populations by 2050 (Source: Access Economics)
Join your colleagues and our expert presenters to hear about some of the recent developments in the diagnosis, treatment and management of dementia, and the impact of dementia-related health conditions on individuals, carers and the broader community.
WHO: GPs, Hospital Staff, Practice Nurses, Aged Care Providers, Allied Health Practitioners, Mental Health Professionals
WHEN: Tuesday 31st August 2021, 9.45 am – 3.30 pm
WHERE: Online via GoToWebinar
TO REGISTER: Please click here to register (a link will be provided on registration to enable access to the Forum) RSVP: Thursday 12th August 2021
Caring About Dementia
HealthWISE New England North West with the support of Newcastle Permanent Charitable Foundation are pleased to bring you this series of videos, for carers of people living with dementia with some tips and hints that may help you in your very important role as a Carer.
Watch these videos at a time that suits you and return to watch them throughout your journey in caring for someone with dementia.
HealthWISE on Facebook
Like our HealthWISE page for the latest information about how we are helping to create healthier communities. Our Facebook page has all our event details, as well as offering day to day healthy tips and ideas and HealthWISE news.
If you would like any further information about any of these services or events, please call HealthWISE on 1800 931 540.
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Our purpose is to help regional communities manage their health needs by increasing access to quality services and health education.