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Mootang Tarimi (Living Longer) Outreach Screening Program

 

Overview

The Mootang Tarimi (Living Longer) Outreach Screening Program is a part of the New South Wales (NSW) Nepean-Blue Mountains Local Health District's Aboriginal Chronic Disease Management Program. The program aims to improve chronic disease outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the Nepean-Blue Mountains area of NSW.

The program, run by a Registered Nurse and an Aboriginal Health Worker, aims to make medical services more accessible through the provision of a mobile bus service which visits clients at a community event or organisation and provides:

The program also provides links for clients to other non-government organisations and community services to improve wellbeing and provide a more holistic approach to healthcare.

This program is supported by NSW Health.

Abstract adapted from Nepean-Blue Mountains Local Health District

Contacts

Nepean-Blue Mountains Local Health District
c/- Nepean Hospital
Derby Street
Penrith NSW 2750
PO Box 63
Penrith NSW 2751
Ph: (02) 4734 2000
Fax: (02) 4734 3737
Email: NBMLHD-mail@health.nsw.gov.au

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Last updated: 10 November 2016
 
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