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Mallee Track Health & Community Services Underbool Centre

Details

Phone: 5094 6272

 

Address

Monash Avenue
Underbool
Victoria
3509

 

Description

Mallee Track Health and Community Services (MTHACS) Underbool Centre hours are:

Monday and Thursday  9.00am to 1.00 pm : Community Nurse
(Note that the nurse is away when Home visits are made from ~11.30am)

 

 

 

Automated External Defibrillation Device (Heart Start)

As of  October 2013 the AED device will be relocated from the Underbool Fire Station to the front entrance of the Mallee Track Service Centre-Underbool.

 

Services available

Community nursing

Nurse Practioner-  Di Thornton from Murrayville visits on Tuesdays 8.30am - 1.00pm  ph 0448 522 703.

District Nursing - Centre is closed while nurse is away; ring centre to check the message on phone,  clock at front of centre indicates when nurse will return.

Pathology collection - As of the week commencing March 23rd, 2015, the Pathology Clinic in Ouyen will have  reduced hours. Hours of operation will be 8.30am till 1pm, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday. The Pathology Clinic will be closed on Wednesdays. This will impact on Pathology collections in Underbool. No pathology collection will be taken on Wednesdays.  At this stage pathology collections will be done on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Underbool Centre prior to 11.00am. $4 freight charge applies.  Any changes to these times will be advised in the Underbool Press.

Doctor visits - unfortunately no doctor visits to Underbool can be scheduled until two doctors are working at the Ouyen clinic.

Dr Ashraf Takla began service in Ouyen in July 2017 and concluded in November 2018.  A female GP visits approximately every 6 weeks and other locum doctors also visit, phone 5092 1168 for appointments in Ouyen

Note Dr 'Sunny' Shaheen resigned 25 Jan 2017 Ouyen Clinic.

Maternal & Child Health Nurse (provided through MRCC) - 3rd Monday each month 1.00pm by appointment - Ring Mildura 50188100  Note that Meridith Rowney will be working as the Maternal and Child Health Nurse in Ouyen, Underbool and Murrayville most Tuesdays from August 2016 Christmas.

If you need to make an appt please call 50188277, She'd love to see as many of you as possible.
Remember scheduled checks are at
-Birth
-2,4,8 weeks
-4,8,12,18 months
-2 and 3.5years
Plus, anywhere in between if you have concerns

Immunization Nurse (provided through MRCC) - 3rd Monday each month ~12.30pm by appointment

Community Link services - fortnightly on Thursday, car leaves Underbool ~1.00pm for Ouyen business/services.
from Feb 2016 new service trialled - each Friday, ring 50922133 to book a seat

Travel assistance to medical appointments in Mildura, must be arranged through Ouyen Community Link - phone 5092 2133 to book.

Meals on Wheels Delivered to Centre on Thursday morning. Phone the community nurse for information about the service and delivery arrangements.

Meet & Greet get together for a meal with other eligible senior citizens at the Underbool Recreation Reserve once a month on Tuesdays. Contact Community Link  5092 2133 for information.

Podiatrist - from Murrayville ~6 weekly visits on a Monday, phone 5094 6272 for appointment information.

PAG (Planned Activity Group) for ladies: opportunity to socialise with other women, do some craft, attend outings  to places of interest now and then, or just have a chat and a cuppa. Wednesdays 10.30am - 3pm

Men's PAG group will be held Tuesdays 11am at the Underbool Linga Hall   Cost $8.50 includes lunch

Please RSVP to Pennie Wisneske or Cindy Nunn   Ph 50921111

This will be a great opportunity to socialise with other men and attend outings  to places of interest now and then, or just have a chat and a cuppa.

Health promotion

General Health information

Mental Health services - details available through Underbool centre

Social Worker / counsellor - details available through Underbool centre

RFDS Optometry Clinic February and September clinic to be held at Underbool ring 50921111 for appointments

 

Exercises - currently in recess: Wednesday 1- 2pm Underbool Linga Hall -

 

MTHCS will run a circuit based exercise program for anyone interested from Wednesday 24th August 2016 at the Underbool Linga Hall commencing at 1pm. The circuit will be suitable for anyone with the aim to improve general physical activity levels. Remember to wear comfy clothes, runners or closed shoes and bring a drink with you. Cost is $5      currently in recess

 

Gentle strength building exercises - weekly on Thursday 1.30 - 2.30pm suitable for all (held at Underbool Linga Hall) not running currently

 Mother's Group - Currently in recess  alternate Wednesdays 1.00 - 3.00 pm... a time to talk and allow young children to play together.    contact Prue Lynch 50946489

Schedules for visiting health professionals may be altered - please phone Underbool centre to confirm visits.  If you have already made an appointment at Underbool you will be notified of any changes to the schedule which affect your visit.