HPP provides assertive outreach to people experiencing homelessness who have unmet primary health care needs. The aim of the service is to link to mainstream and specialist service, by providing short term care coordination, facilitating engagement and promoting independence.
HPP is unable to provide a crisis response.
* Support Group for younger women with breast cancer on the Mornington Peninsula. All women welcome.|* Provides resources and education to women|* Breast Care Nurse expertise|* Participate on any level, enter and exit the group at any stage||* The support group provides a safe place for people affected by cancer to come together, to support each other, develop friendships, and share ideas and thoughts|* Breast Intentions is co facilitated by women who have had cancer diagnosis and health professionals ||RESOURCES:|* CANCER COUNCIL 13 11 2 - www.cancervic.org.au |* LIFELINE: 13 11 14 - 24 hour telephone support - www.lifeline.org.au |* CANCER AUSTRALIA - 18 624 973 - www.canceraustralia.gov.au |* BREAST CANCER NETWORK AUSTRALIA - 18 5 528 - www.bcna.org.au |* LOOK GOOD FEEL BETTER - 18.65.96 - www.lgfb.org.au
1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime, with 75% of women diagnosed over the age of 50. A mammogram every 2 years is the best way to detect breast cancer early.
BreastScreen Victoria offers free breast cancer screening for eligible Victorians over 40, however we particularly invite women aged 50 – 74 years, as they are at most at risk of developing breast cancer
Appointments take 10 minutes, are with a female radiographer a doctor's referral is not needed.
Screening centres are located throughout Victoria including sites in Rosebud, Frankston, CBD, Dandenong, Berwick, Glen Waverley and Moorabbin Campus.
Visit breastscreen.org.au or call 13 20 50 to find your nearest clinic and book an appointment.
Affordable Therapies ($2) for eligible clients-financially disadvantaged, health care card holders; , Homeless. Chiropractic, Naturopathy,Yoga; Tapping; Massage, Reiki, Osteopathy;
* Monthly Drop- in coffee mornington|* The Group provides a safe place for women affected by cancer to come together, to support each other, develop friendships, and share ideas and thoughts|* Hastings Coffee Morning is co facilitated by women who have had cancer diagnosis, and health professionals|||RESOURCES:|* CANCER COUNCIL 13 11 2 - www.cancervic.org.au |* LIFELINE: 13 11 14 - 24 hour telephone support - www.lifeline.org.au |* CANCER AUSTRALIA - 18 624 973 - www.canceraustralia.gov.au |* BREAST CANCER NETWORK AUSTRALIA - 18 5 528 - www.bcna.org.au |* LOOK GOOD FEEL BETTER - 18.65.96 - www.lgfb.org.au
* The support group provides a safe place for women affected by cancer to come together, to support each other, develop friendships, and share ideas and thoughts|* To obtain information from health professionals and group members|* Members can paticipate on any level and enter and exit the group at any stage|* MPWCSG is co facilitated by women who have had cancer diagnosis and health professionals|* Hastings Coffee Group welcome|* Provide monthly newsletter||RESOURCES:|* CANCER COUNCIL 13 11 2 - www.cancervic.org.au |* LIFELINE: 13 11 14 - 24 hour telephone support - www.lifeline.org.au |* CANCER AUSTRALIA - 18 624 973 - www.canceraustralia.gov.au |* BREAST CANCER NETWORK AUSTRALIA - 18 5 528 - www.bcna.org.au |* LOOK GOOD FEEL BETTER - 18.65.96 - www.lgfb.org.au
* Provide support and information to General Practitioners to improve the quality of Patient care and the health of the local community|||FRANKSTON-MORNINGTON PENINSULA MEDICARE LOCAL||Location: Mt. Eliza Centre - 33 Jacksons Road - Mount Eliza 393|Postal: PO Box 17 - Mornington 3931||Phone: 3 5973 5655|Fax : 3 978 8157||Services: Improve co ordination and integration of Primary Health care for Mornington Peninsula Communities
Services:|* 72 bed teaching hospital|* Medical Inpatient Unit|* Cardiac Monitored Beds|* Emergency Department (24 hour Primary Injury Service)|* Antenatal and Postnatal Programs at Community Health Service|* Surgery (mainly Day Surgery)|- Urology|- Vascular|- General|- Gynaecology|* Renal Dialysis unit|* Chemotherapy|* Hospital in the Home|* Rehabilitation - inpatient and outpatient|* Community Mental Health Service|* Dental Service|* Community Health Services
Service Requests:||Services provided include various Health Related Services, Health education, Group Programs, On-Going Programs and Support Groups.||Health promotion is integral to all services offered by the Health Service. There is an emphasis on identifying the causes of health problems in the community so that preventative action can be taken using a participatory model of health promotion. Input from the community is welcomed at any time.||~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~||*Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders Health *Exercise Programs|*Children's Services *Hospital Admission Risk Program|*Chronic Disease Services *Homeless Outreach|*Community Kitchens *Men's Behaviour Change Program|*Counselling *Needle Syringe Programs|*Dental *Nutrition|*Diabetes Education *Occupational Therapy|*Drug & Alcohol Services *Physiotherapy|*Podiatry *Self Help and Support Groups|*Sexual Health *Stop Smoking|*Youth Services||As well as individual appointments we also offer a range of groups and activities. Please see our Groups and Activities Booklet for full details. ||Some examples include:||*Keeping active (Tai Chi, Health Walks etc.)|*Programs that support health rehabilitation and living with chronic disease|*Programs that promote mental wellbeing including dealing with stress, anxiety, depression and improving self confidence|*Groups to improve parenting skills and prepare children for school|*Healthy eating , nutrition advice and diabetes education|*Drug and alcohol programs are available for all ages|*Planned Activity Groups - providing activities for older adults who are frail, socially isolated or have a disability.|*Programs that support positive family relationships||Hours:|Monday to Friday 8.3am - 5.pm|Cost:|PODIATRY, PHYSIOTHERAPY, NUTRITIONAL ADVICE, DIABETES EDUCATION, SPEECH PATHOLOGY & DENTAL CARE|| NO REFERRALS ARE NEEDED||FEES: $9. FOR CARD HOLDERS AND $14. FOR NON-CARD HOLDERS|ADOLESCENT 12 TO 18 YEARS - NO CHARGE||If the fees are going to cause financial hardship it can be confidentially discussed with the staff.
CONTACT THE LOCAL COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICE TO SEE WHAT SERVICES ARE OFFERED LOCALLY||* Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Hea;th|* Children's Services|* Chronic Disease Services|* Community Kitchens|* Counselling|* Dental Service (for dental services please call your local service Frankston 9784 8184 Hastings 5971 912 Rosebud 5986 92|* Diabetes Education|* Drug & Alcohol Services|* Exercise Programs|* Family Violence program|* Hospital Admission Risk Program (HARP)|* Homeless Outreach|* Men's Behaviour Change Program|* Needle Syringe Programs* Nutrition|* Occupational Therapy|* Physiotherapy|* Podiatry|* Self Help and Support Groups|* Sexual Health|* Supported planned activity social groups for seniors|* Stop Smoking|* Youth Services|* Youth Violent behavior program
* T.O.W.N. Clubs encourage weight loss by promotion of a nutritionally balanced diet, giving support, encouragement and practical advice on how to lose weight and keep it off.|* Weigh in privately.|* Group Therapy.|* Meeting.|* Men, women and young people are invited to join.