AGFAIR 2018

Health Services

BREASTSCREEN NSW SCREENING UNIT ONSITE @ AGFAIR BROKEN HILL - LOCATED IN FRONT OF THE FOOD PAVILIONBreast Screen Van NSW

FAR WEST LOCAL HEALTH DISTRICT - ROTARY PAVILION

The Far West Local Health District stall will be providing ten-minute information sessions on a variety of topics over the two days to help people to Live Their Best Life and to stay healthy now and in the future.
The information sessions will look at small things you can do to:
•   Stay healthy now and for the future
•   Manage your health
•   Where to go to get help and who can help you
•   What services/supports are available across the Local Health District communities, and
•   Employment opportunities across all of the Far West communities.
Each session will include time for a question and answer and if you wish to have a general discussion about the topic at hand with the presenter. There will be information and handouts available at the stall if you miss a session and want to know more!
Information session timetable:
FRIDAY
9.30am             How to make your health service work for you.
10.00am            How to read food labels.
10.30am            How to prevent injury and manage injuries at home
11.00am            Want a job in health - how you can get started?
11.30am            How to make healthy meals from pantry foods.
12.00noon         Kids Story time with Allied Health.
1.00pm             Men’s Health - Make the most of your GP or what you should talk to your GP about.
1.30pm             Make an online GP appointment and what your Care Navigator can do for you.
2.00pm             Checking your feet made easy.
2.30pm             Self-care and Resilience.
3.00pm             Women’s Health - It doesn’t stop.
3.30pm             Slips, Trips and Falls - how to prevent them!
SATURDAY
9.30am How to make your health service work for you.
10.00am            How to read food labels.
10.30am            How to prevent injury and manage injuries at home.
11.00am            Women’s Health - It doesn’t stop.
11.30am            How to make healthy meals from pantry foods.
12.00noon         Kids Story time with Allied Health.
1.00pm             Men’s Health - Make the most of your GP or what you should talk to your GP about.
1.30pm             Make an online GP appointment and What your Care Navigator can do for you.
2.00pm             Want a job in health - how you can get started?
2.30pm             Slips, Trips and Falls - how to prevent them!

 

THE AUSTRALIAN HEARING BUS WILL BE ON SITE

Australian Hearing Bus

WE WILL BE PROVIDING:

  • FREE HEARING CHECKS

  • INFORMATION SERVICES AND ADVICE

  • LISTENING DEVICES DISPLAY

  • GIVE-A-WAYS

CALL 131 797 TO BE CONNECTED TO YOUR LOCAL AUSTRALIAN HEARING CENTRE OR VISIT WWW.HEARING.COM.AU TO FIND A CENTRE LOCATED NEAR YOU.

MicroClearEars

Can’t hear? Ears feel blocked?  Don’t like water  syringing?


Ear wax can easily become embedded in ear canals causing pain, loss of hearing, tinnitus, balance upset and whistling hearing aides

Microsuctioning is a safe, effective and gentle ear wax removal technique
This method is used by Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists
We do not use water irrigation or syringes
You need this service if you:

  • have ear wax or blocked ears
  • wear hearing aides
  • are going for a hearing test
  • have wax with a history of ear surgery
  • have blocked ears from swimmers ear infections
  • have children with wax or dislodged grommets

         Free ear wax check at the Australian Hearing Site  


RFDS

SOUTH EAST SECTION - CELEBRATING 82 YEARS

The Mental Health and AoD team will be available for conversation on MH & AoD topics and will be providing the following interactive health promotion activities: therapeutic use of the labyrinth, beer goggles, marijuana goggles, standard drink examples and demonstration babies to address substance abuse education - prenatal information and infant safety.  Promotional items and resources will also be available to take home. 

 

NEAMI NATIONAL

"Neami National is one of Australia’s largest and most innovative providers of community mental health services. We support people to improve their health, live independently and pursue a life based on their strengths and goals.
Over 30 years, we have built partnerships with hospitals, clinical mental health services, nongovernment services and community health services, and today Neami’s 800+ staff support more than 8,000 individuals to achieve greater independence."
Reducing stigma around mental health.

The Far West Mental Health Recovery Centre will be at Agfair 2018 located in the Rotary Pavilion next to the food court.

Come and have a look at our display and have a chat with our friendly staff.

We will be providing:

  • A private booth where you can speak with one of our fully trained Community Rehabilitation and Support Worker or our Suicide Prevention Officer.
  • Information about our services.
  • Strategies for living with and managing a mental illness.
  • Give-aways.

 

For more information call 08 8080 1365 or visit our website www.neaminational.org.au.