Health & Medical

A Tasmanian lifeline
Lifeline Tasmania has set up a new service for Tasmanians, specifically to deal with unprecedented demand for information, advice and support because of the coronavirus pandemic, called A Tasmanian Lifeline. 
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online
ADATS – Anglicare Drug & Alcohol Treatment Service
Drug and alcohol treatment service
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us, We come to you
ADATS + Anglicare Drug & Alcohol Treatment Service Plus
To deliver alcohol and other drug treatment services, by counselling, where there is coinciding mental illness and/or risk of homelessness for the Tasmanian community, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us, We come to you
Alcohol and Drug Services North West
Alcohol and Drug Services aim to minimize the harm caused by the use of alcohol and other drugs.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, You come to us
Alcoholics Anonymous Australia
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, You come to us
ASAP – Attempted Suicide Aftercare Program
Support service for people (and their family and other key support people) who have attempted suicide and who are not receiving case management from Mental Health Services (Public),
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online
Asthma Australia
Most of the time we take our breathing for granted. Inhale, exhale, inhale, exhale. But for people with asthma, the simple act of breathing can be a difficult and terrifying experience. At Asthma Australia we help people to breathe so they can live freely.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us
Audika
Audika Ulverstone are dedicated to providing you with professional hearing healthcare and a superior client experience
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
Australian Breastfeeding Assoc. – Central Coast Group
Breastfeeding Information, Support and Advocacy
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us
Bootscootin’ Devils
We are a line dancing group who dance at the Ulverstone Rowing Club. Currently we have approximately 60 members who dance with us. We are open to any age, female or male. Cost per session $5.
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
Burnie Dental Centre
Oral Health Services Tasmania provides dental and denture services for all eligible Tasmanian adults
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
C U @ Home
C U @ Home is a program offered by the Child Health and Parenting Service for young first-time parents 15-19 years of age.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, We come to you
Care Beyond Cure Inc
Care Beyond Cure Inc is a local charity
Vision: To relieve the suffering and distress of individuals with a diagnosed progressive life-limiting illness and their family carer through the provision of practical assistance.
Mission: work to establish and develop programs reflective of the Care Beyond Cure vision.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us
Central Coast Community Health Centre
The Centre provides residents with the opportunity to access quality health and community services.
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
Community Rapid Response Service (ComRRS)
The Community Rapid Response Service (ComRRS) provides health care for people who are at risk of needing to go to hospital with an acute illness, injury or deterioration of a pre-existing condition.
How is this service delivered?:
We come to you
COTA (Council on the Ageing) Tasmania – Aged Care Navigator
A free and friendly community service to help you navigate the aged care system
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us, We come to you
Dementia Australia
Dementia Australia (formerly Alzheimer’s Australia) is a unified, national peak body supporting people of all ages living with all forms of dementia, their families and carers.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us, We come to you
Devonport Dental Centre
Oral Health Services Tasmania provides dental and denture services for all eligible Tasmanian adults (i.e., holders of a current pensioner concession card or health care card) and dental care for all children up to the age of 18 years.
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
Dragonfly Counselling and Consulting
Individual and couples counselling. Need someone to help talk through your current issues/hurdles. Give us a call.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us
Earworx Nth NW
Professional wax removal using gentle microsuction.
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
Footprints Podiatry
6 Podiatrists, working across 4 sites. With a combined experience of 80 years.
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
FSS – Family Support North-North West
Provide information and support to anyone affected by a family member or significant other using alcohol or other drugs, including children. We welcome all types of families.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us, We come to you
Fullife Pharmacy Ulverstone
Our pharmacy service is specifically designed to help you look after your health by providing caring, friendly & useful advice & guidance, prescriptions and a wide range of related health services.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, You come to us
Headspace
Support and assistance finding accommodation or related support services. Mental health workers. Assist you with work or study opportunities. Find out about local employment opportunities. Assist you with any alcohol or other drug issue.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us
Hearing Australia
Helping Australians rediscover the joy of sound for over 70 years
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
HPP – Hepatitis Prevention Program
Promote and facilitate access to testing for blood borne viruses. Provide support to people to enable them to commence and complete their hepatitis B and hepatitis C treatment. Prevent transmission of Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C. Promote and facilitate access to Hepatitis B vaccination.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us, We come to you
Island Osteopathy
Osteopathic treatment and managment of a wide range of Musculoskeletal pain syndromes and injuries.
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
KIDS – Kind Individuals Delivering Support
We provide Practical, Social and Emotional Support as well as Parenting Education and Skill Building.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, We come to you
KiF – Kids in Focus
Provides support and counselling to parents who are using alcohol or other drugs; and can also provide counselling and support for children.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us, We come to you
Lifeline
Saving lives. Crisis support. Suicide prevention.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online
Mental Health Rural Outreach Worker – Uniting Tasmania
The role of the Mental Health Rural Outreach Worker NW is to support the mental health and wellbeing of families, children and individuals living in regional and remote communities from Meander Valley to Cradle Coast
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us, We come to you
Mersey Community Care Association Inc
Providing Services to allow Independent Inclusive Living.
Transport, Home Maintenance, Social Support, Domestic Assistance
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us, We come to you
Mindfulness Programs Australasia
MPA offers fully funded mindfulness courses, paid courses, and professional development.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online
MS Peer Support
A combined entity of the ACT, NSW, Victoria and Tasmania providing information,
advice, services and support for people living with multiple sclerosis.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us, We come to you
New Mornings
New Mornings is a Christian Mental Health Support organisation that aims to : To prevent mental illness by equipping individuals to grow in resilience and by increasing their community connections. To encourage and equip people who support others with mental illness. To support and equip individuals with mental illness to maximise recovery and help prevent relapse.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us, We come to you
No 34. Aboriginal Health Service Rural Health Tasmania
Our Service assists Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples better support and improve their health, with access to health specialists and other service providers.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us, We come to you
North & North West Sexual Assault Support Service TA Laurel House
Laurel House provides face-to-face counselling to adults and children affected by sexual assault across Northern Tasmania. We also provide a 24/7 crisis response service which can assist you with an immediate crisis as a result of a recent, or historical assault, hospital attendance or speaking with police.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone
Parkinson’s Tasmania Inc
Support for those living with Parkinson’s, their families and carers
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, You come to us
Patrick Street Clinic
Private General Practice. Providing quality up to date medical care for patients incorporating best practice principals
Providing the best service for patients whilst always maintaining compassion, empathy, respect and confidentiality. Close the Gap and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health checks accessible.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, You come to us
Patrick Street Clinic Penguin
Private General Practice. Providing quality up to date medical care for patients incorporating best practice principals
Providing the best service for patients whilst always maintaining compassion, empathy, respect and confidentiality. Close the Gap and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health checks accessible.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, You come to us
Penguin Hills Yoga and Pilates
I teach personalised Yoga and Pilates to create optimal health, with some specialist classes such as Yoga for Strong Bones and Yoga for the Immune system. My classes balance stability, mobility and strength as well as providing an enjoyable experience.
How is this service delivered?:
Online, You come to us
PhysioTas
Provider of physiotherapy and exercise physiology services
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
Priceline Pharmacy Ulverstone
Pharmacy dedicated to caring for the health needs of the Ulverstone Community.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us
Progress Ahead Life Coaching
We coach children using fun, story based programs/activities to help kids develop a growth mind-set. Learning how the mind works, giving them the tools to deal with the inevitable challenges of life, develop strong self-esteem, overcoming challenges such as fear, self-doubt, making mistakes, handling peer pressure and coping with anxiety.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us, We come to you
RAIN – Relationship Abuse of an Intimate Nature
Provide Advocacy, Support and Counselling to women, men and children who have been subjected to Family or Domestic Violence
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us, We come to you
Richmond Fellowship
Richmond Fellowship Ulverstone provide a residential service along with outreach and a recreation program.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, You come to us, We come to you
Rural Alive & Well INC
Rural Alive & Well Inc. (RAW) is a Tasmanian not-for-profit organisation helping individuals, families and the community through mental health issues with a focus on reducing the prevalence of suicide in rural communities.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, You come to us, We come to you
StandBy Support after Suicide (Lifeline Tasmania)
We provide support for anyone in Tasmania experiencing suicide loss and community education to enable communities to better understand and support those bereaved by suicide.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, You come to us, We come to you
The Diabetes Centre
The Diabetes Centre has a range of services to support people in our community with diabetes.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, You come to us