Eastern CHC provides essential healthcare services within the community to complement medical care provided by GPs. Early detection and appropriate management helps to reduce complications that are common with chronic diseases.
Digital diabetic retinopathy photography allows for early detection and management of eye problems caused by diabetes.
Diabetic foot screening helps patients identify early foot abnormalities and reduce the morbidity associated with diabetes.
Patient education is a vital part of the diabetes management plan. Nurse counselling and education includes:
Dietetic counselling aims to promote healthy eating habits to reduce the risk of diet-related diseases. Dietary management is part of the treatment plan in the management of conditions such as diabetes.
Physiotherapy services are provided for the following areas:
Our physiotherapists provide assessment and treatment of sports-related injuries and musculoskeletal conditions such as back pain, neck pain, strains and sprains.
Conditions suitable for musculoskeletal physiotherapy include:
Our physiotherapists provide assessment and treatment for patients with poor balance who are at risk of falling to improve their safety and mobility. Falls can cause serious injuries leading to loss of independent ability to walk and move, and deterioration of health.
Prevention is key, and physiotherapists:
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