Staying Well

Staying Well

Your health is one of the most important things in your life. Staying well is about serving the health and wellbeing needs of people in the community and offering advice and services on how to live a healthier future.

We provide affordable, accessible health services alongside a range of healthy group programs and activities to help you stay well and get the most out of life.

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Services for Children

We provide a range of services directly for young people aged 0 – 12.

These include:

  • Dental Health
  • Early Intervention
  • Neuropsychology
  • Speech Pathology
  • Occupational Therapy

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Services for Youth

We provide a range of services directly for young people aged 12 – 21.

These include:

  • Disengaging from School
  • Needle Exchange
  • Dental Health
  • Diet and Nutrition Advice
  • Youth Homelessness
  • Counselling

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Services for Adults

We provides a range of services directly for adults.

These include:

  • Better Living
  • Dental Health
  • Counselling
  • Diabetes Education
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Speech Pathology
  • Exercise Physiology

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Seniors

Services for Seniors

We provide a range of services specific to the older community.

These include:

  • Better Living
  • Diabetes Support
  • Planned Activity Groups
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Support for Seniors
  • Diet and Nutrition

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Services for Families

We provide a range of services for families and family members.

These include:

  • Counselling
  • Dental Health
  • Better Living
  • Family Support
  • Parenting Support
  • Diet & Nutrition

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Services for People Living with a Disability

We provide a range of services for people living with a disability and their families.

These include:

  • Disability Support
  • Early Intervention
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Diet and Nutrition Advice
  • Counselling
  • Physiotherapy

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Services for Carers

We provide a range of services and support specific to carers.

These include:

  • Better Living
  • Support for Carers
  • Planned Activity Groups
  • Counselling
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Grief & Bereavement

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Welcome to healthAbility

Welcome to healthAbility, the new name for Nillumbik Health.  We may have a new name however all of our great services remain the same.

This year we celebrate 40 years of proudly supporting the health and wellbeing of our community.

healthAbility is an independent, community owned organisation. Everyone is welcome to visit healthAbility and use our services.

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Keep cool in summer

Extreme heat can negatively affect your health. Those most at risk are the very old, very young, people with chronic disease and those on medications that mask heat-related stress. With a long, hot summer ahead it’s timely to look at the best ways to keep your family, pets and house nice and cool.

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Volunteer Profile – Helen Murphy

Helen has been a volunteer with healthAbility for an amazing 24 years!

She believes that volunteering is something everyone should do, “if you’ve had a good life, you should give something back to the community”, Helen says.

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Seeds planted for 2017 Home Harvest FEASTival

Seeds have been planted to celebrate local food and the summer harvest at the 2017 Home Harvest FEASTival. The FEASTival is based on the simple notion of coming together and sharing a meal using home-grown and local produce. The event is in its 6th year and features a number of food-related workshops and entertainment, alongside a picnic-style shared meal.

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