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Armidale Community Health Service

Health Service Manager

  • Ongoing and Extend Care Services: Felicity Wardle
  • Child Young People Family Team: Michelle Bourke

Address

The centre is located in Clair House on the grounds of Armidale Hospital.

Clair House
Corner Butler and Rusden Streets
Armidale NSW 2350

Contact Details

  • Telephone: 6776 9600
  • Fax: 6776 4900

Operating Hours

8.30am-5pm weekdays.

Parking

Armidale Community Health Services is located on the corner of Butler and Rusden Streets, Armidale. Free all day parking is available in both streets as well as the visitor parking off Butler Street.

Services

Aboriginal Health

Monday to Friday 8.30am-4.50pm

  • Mental Health
  • ​Sexual Health - Information and education
  • ​​Health Education and Promotion

Ongoing and Extended Care

Monday to Friday 8.30am-4.50pm

  • Foot Clinic & Podiatry Service​
  • ​Transitional Aged Care Program (TACP)​
  • Clinical Neuropsychologist​​
  • ​Dementia Support Worker​
  • ​Diabetes Education​​
  • ​Dietitian Consultancy Service​​
  • ​Cardiac and Respiratory Rehabilitation​​
  • ​General wound care​​
  • ​General continence care​​
  • ​Medication support​​
  • ​Specialised nursing care in the home​
  • ​General Monitoring of health conditions

Specialised Nursing

Monday to Friday 8.30am-4.50pm

  • Nurse Practitioner Diabetes​
  • ​Transitional Nurse Practitioner - Aged Care
  • ​Clinical Nurse Consultant - Continence​
  • ​Clinical Nurse Consultant – Dementia​​
  • Clinical Nurse Consultant- Respiratory​
  • ​Palliative Care Services​​
  • ​Women's Health Service​
  • ​Specialised Wound Management

Child, Youth and Family Health

Monday to Friday 8.30am-4.50pm

  • Audiometry - hearing assessments for all ages​​
  • ​Counselling for individuals, couples and families – provided by Psychologists and Social Workers ​
  • ​Child & Family Health Nurses - home visits and clinics for screening and assessment, breast feeding support, post natal depression support, parenting advice​​
  • ​​Child Protection Counselling Service (CPCS) providing counselling, information, education (referral from Community Services required)​​
  • ​Immunisation Clinic – scheduled vaccines 0-4 year olds, catch-up vaccinations, and enquires regarding school immunisation program​​
  • ​Sexual Assault Service – crisis and ongoing counselling, information and education for adults and children​​
  • ​Speech Pathology Service - assessment and interventions for children and adults with communication or swallowing difficulties​​
  • ​Karrali – Antenatal and postnatal services for Aboriginal Mothers and Babies up to 8 years of age​​
  • ​​JIRT Senior Health Clinician – coordination of health response to the needs of children who may have experienced abuse. Joint Investigation Response Team (Police, FACS, Health)

Health Promotion

Monday to Friday 8.30am- 4.50pm

  • Community awareness campaigns
  • ​​​Health education and information

Aged Care

  • ​Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT)

Phone
New England: 1300 789 077
My Aged Care: 1800 200 422

Multicultural Health

Monday to Friday 8.30am-4.50pm

The service provides people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds with:

  • equity of access to services
  • culturally and linguistically appropriate care
  • information about their health in order to make informed decisions

Drug and Alcohol

Monday to Friday 8am-4.30pm

  • Drug and Alcohol Clinics including Pharmacotherapy
  • ​Assessment, counselling and psychological therapy for individuals, families and couples with alcohol and other drugs issues
  • Hepatitis C information
  • ​Needle and Syringe Program
  • Referral / management of detoxification

Phone: 1300 660 059 - Centralised Intake

Mental Health (including Children and Adolescents)

24-hours a day

  • Prevention, promotion & early intervention activities
  • Education, advice and consultation / liaison services
  • Specialist clinical service provision:
    • Triage & intake
    • Assessment & referral to address identified individual needs
    • Care co-ordination and multidisciplinary intervention
  • Support for consumer recovery focusing on psychiatric rehabilitation and community integration

Phone: 1800 011 511 - Appointments, Information and support