Services at Country Health Connect - Coober Pedy Community Health Centre

The following health services are available:

Aged care

Coober Pedy Community Health Centre provides support services to the frail aged and younger disabled and their carers to prevent premature entry into an aged-care facility. These services include:

  • home help
  • personal care
  • respite
  • shopping
  • meals on wheels
  • social support and activities

Community health nurses provide:

  • nursing care  
  • domiciliary equipment loans
  • health education
  • health promotion
  • counselling support

Community Health Services

Community health services include:

  • diabetes coordinator to assist with diabetes education and management
  • drug and alcohol worker
  • community Mental Health worker
  • women's health nurse/Community midwife
  • chronic disease management
  • early childhood allied health assistant
  • Aboriginal liaison worker
  • health promotion.

Visiting allied health and specialist services

Visiting allied health clinicians from Port Augusta include:

  • podiatrist
  • speech pathologist
  • occupational therapist
  • physiotherapist
  • dietitian
  • aged care assessment team (ACAT)
  • Child Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

Visiting specialists include:

  • optometrist
  • rural women's GP service
  • psychiatrist
  • cardiologist
  • Echocardiologist.