South East Aboriginal Health Care (SEAHC)
Chronic Disease care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
This program helps Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with complex, chronic conditions to live well in the community and stay out of hospital.
We teach you to look after your health and make sure you are connected with the services you need.
- Aboriginal Outreach Workers
- Registered Nurses
- Allied health – Pharmacist
What we do
We can help with:
- organising appointments
- transport to appointments
- coordinating care
- social support
- linking with services
- working with your doctor on your management plan
- access to approved medical equipment
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in the South East Sydney Local Health District with one of these chronic conditions:
- cardiovascular disease (involving the heart or blood vessels)
- respiratory disease (involving the lungs and breathing)
- renal disease (involving the kidneys)
How do you access this service?
If you live in the St George area or Sutherland Shire:
- Call the Access and Referral Centre on 02-9113 3999
If you live in the Eastern Suburbs:
- Call the Access and Referral Centre on 02-9369 0400
Your doctor or health worker can refer you, or you can get in touch yourself.
You need to have a GP management plan for your condition to access this service.
Contact Integrated Care on 9540 8181
See also the Bulbuwil Healthy Lifestyle Program