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Community nursing and social work services available now

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Whether in your home or at one of our many centres across Brisbane, we can provide personalised services tailored to your individual needs, with no current waiting times for our nursing and social work services.

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For more information or to book your appointment, call our friendly team today 1800 448 448.

 

Nursing services

Wesley Mission Queensland’s experienced team of Registered Nurses currently have appointments available immediately to accommodate urgent needs. If you are aged 65 years and over and are registered with My Aged Care, there are no out of pocket costs for nursing visits (cost of consumables such as wound dressings may still apply).

Whether you are returning from hospital and require immediate short term support, or have been living with a chronic health condition and need personalised support and advice without waiting, our team can meet your needs in home, or at a centre in Brisbane.

We offer:

  • a comprehensive wound care service, including:
  • Post-operative wound care and removal of drains, sutures and staples
  • Simple and complex dressings
  • Management and maintenance of stomas
  • catheter care and full continence assessments and advice
  • medication advice and support
  • diabetes assessments, reviews and support
  • support and assistance for home oxygen therapy
  • full general health assessments and reviews
  • health monitoring
  • symptom management for chronic pain
  • support and advice for managing a range of chronic health conditions
  • palliative and end-of-life care and support.

 

Social work and counselling

Our community social workers are currently offering appointments with no waiting time and can see you in your home or at one our many centres across Brisbane.

 Social workers can provide personal and practical support and counselling for a range of issues, including:

  • recent injury, illness or other significant life events
  • physical and mental health concerns
  • disability
  • trauma
  • homelessness
  • unemployment
  • financial concerns
  • substance abuse
  • addiction
  • family violence
  • child and family welfare matters.

 

There is a low $25 co-payment for social work visits in your home, and $10 for in-centre visits at Chermside, Petrie and Sinnamon Park.

 

Our approach

We partner with you to provide personalised care that meets your individualised needs. We also know that needs can and do change, so we provide a flexible service, adjusting our approach and frequency of visits as required and in consultation with you.

 

Book now

For more information or to book your appointment, call our friendly team today 1800 448 448.  

 

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