Our services

Speech Pathology

Speech Pathology Services are available for children aged birth to school entry.

The services available include:

  • Assessment and consultation
  • Individual treatment
  • Group treatment
  • Information for parents, carers and community service providers (e.g. pre-school teachers)

Does your child have a communication difficulty? Seek advice from a speech pathologist if your child is:

Somali Men's Social Support Group

The Somali Men’s Social Support Group aims to  promote physical activity, good nutrition and provide an opportunity for social connectedness between older Somali men from the local Somali community.

A typical group session consists of a gentle physical activity, prayer time, nutritious Halal morning tea and lunch and discussion time.

To enquire about this service, please contact BCH on 9450 2000.

Podiatry

  • Diagnosis, prevention and treatment of foot disorders
  • Education
  • Nail surgery
  • Orthosis
  • Wound healing
  • Diabetes screening

Emphasis on foot health education and self care (as appropriate).

To enquire about this service, please contact BCH Service Access on 9450 2000.

Physiotherapy

Here at Banyule Community Health our Physiotherapist can offer Individual assessment, treatment and management strategies for problems relating to movement, provision of education and group exercises.

Click here to read about our Hydrotherapy classes at West Heidelberg

Click here to read about our Hydrotherapy classes at Greensborough

Paediatric Occupational Therapy

Paediatric Occupational Therapy (OT) services are available for children aged birth to 8 years of age. The services available include:

  • Assessment and consultation
  • Individual therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Information for parents, carers, community service providers (eg. Preschool teachers)

Does your child have difficulty with daily activities? Seek advice from a Paediatric OT if your child is:

Emergency Relief

Provides assessment and emergency assistance for material and financial aid, advocacy, bill negotiations and referral to other services.

You must live the Banyule area to be eligible for an appointment.

Appointments are limited. Please call 94502000 to request an appointment.

Other services available in the area:

Banyule Support and Information Centre (BANSIC)

21 Arden Crecent, Rosanna.
Phone 9459 5959.
Hours: Mon-Fri 10am-1pm.

St Vincent De Paul
Phone: 1800 305 330
Hours: Mon-Fri 10am-3pm

Occupational Therapy

The primary goal of Occupational Therapy is to enable people to participate in activities of every day life including :
              personal:   e.g. bathing, showering, eating
              domestic:   e.g. cleaning, cooking, laundry
              social / leisure:   e.g. attending groups, catching up with friends
              community:   e.g. accessing shops, pharmacies, hospitals

Dietetics

Description of service:

An Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) who is a member of the Dietitians Association of Australia can work with you to develop an eating plan to suit your individual needs or those of your children and provide dietary education to help you make healthy food choices.

The Dietitian can provide support and advice about:

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