ALLIED HEALTH SERVICES
NAPHL ALLIED HEALTH PHILOSOPHY
Northern Australia Primary Health Limited (NAPHL) is committed to a vision of a healthier future for all Australians. We do this by providing health and wellbeing services that complement the care provided by GPs and an increasing capacity to manage complex care needs.
NAPHL Allied Health service has a philosophy of provision of services that enhance and maintain the function of our clients within a range of settings:
We have an emphasis on injury management and prevention and recovery from illness. Our team focus on healthy lifestyle and independence whether that is physically, psychologically, cognitively or socially. Our Allied Health professionals also support the management of people with disabilities from childhood to adult.
SERVICES AND SUPPORTS
The Allied Health team are dedicated to delivering quality programs and services to support the health and function of individuals in the Northern Queensland community. Some of our services include:
WHAT DO WE PROVIDE?
All services are provided by experienced health professionals. Click the below tabs for more information on each service.
Service locations include:
Ayr, Bowen, Cannonvale, Cardwell, Charters Towers, Clermont, Collinsville, Dysart, Glenden, Home Hill, Hughenden, Ingham, Middlemount, Moranbah, Proserpine, Richmond, Sarina and Townsville
Credentialed Diabetes Educator
A dietitian can help you understand how different foods play a part in your health and can provide information specific to the needs of people who experience the following:
An exercise physiologist can help people with exercise and eating for health. They also can:
My Health For Life Program
My Health For Life - A Lifestyle Program to Get Your Health Back on Track.
My health for life is a free lifestyle program available to eligible participants who want to improve their health and reduce their risk of developing chronic disease.
Take the first step to good health and have a free health check today.
Contact: NAPHL 07 4722 8766 or 13 RISK (13 7475) to learn more today!
Nurse Practitioner - Chronic Disease / Diabetes
A Nurse Practitioner provides comprehensive clinical care for clients with diabetes, cardiovascular disease, renal disease, and other related complications of diabetes.
Clinical management and support includes:
A Physiotherapist can assess, diagnose, treat and prevent a wide range of health conditions and movement disorders. Treatment is aimed at repairing damage, reducing stiffness and associated pain, increasing mobility and quality of life improvement. Physiotherapy ranges from health promotion to injury prevention, acute care, rehabilitation, maintenance of functional mobility, chronic disease management, patient and carer education and occupational health.
We deliver effective treatments for common mental health conditions including anxiety and depression and most childhood problems. We also provide expertise in relationship problems, substance abuse, parenting issues and eating disorders.
NAPHL social work services offer a comprehensive service in the evaluation of patients and the development and implementation of social work intervention plans. With advanced generalist skills in relation to aged care, family counselling, critical incident management, bereavement management, discharge planning, trauma counselling and youth related issues, NAPHL social work resources bring advanced practitioner approaches and problem solving to any service.
These Outreach Allied Health Programs are supported by funding from the Australian Government under the PHN Program.
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IHCA Certifications: ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Systems Standard | National Standards for Mental Health Services | Human Services Quality Framework - Assist Life Stage, Therapeutic Supports, Support Coordination | National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards