Allied Health Services

What are allied healthcare professionals?

Allied health practitioners are trained professionals who are not doctors, dentists or nurses.

They can help you manage your physical or mental health, through services that include diagnosis, treatment or rehabilitation.

Allied health practitioners include:

psychologists | physiotherapists | pharmacists | social workers | Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health practitioners | occupational therapists | medical radiation practitioners | chiropractors | podiatrists | optometrists | speech pathology | osteopaths | Chinese medicine practitioners

Audiologist

Assessment, treatment and prevention of hearing and balance disorders.

 

 

 

Chiropractor

Diagnose and treat physiological and mechanical disorders of the musculoskeletal system.

 

Dietitian

Advises patients on nutrition for health, weight management or for specific medical conditions.

 

 

Exercise Physiologist

Focuses on therapy and rehabilitation of injury, chronic disease and disability through exercise.

 

 

 

Medical Imaging Professionals

Including radiographers, sonographers and radiologists.

 

 

 

Occupational Therapist

Assist people with illness or disability to develop or maintain daily living and work skills.

 

 

Osteopath

Works with manipulation of the musculoskeletal system to treat and prevent injury.

 

 

 

 

Orthotist

Prescribe, design and fit braces and other devices to aid mobility and rehabilitation, correct deformity and relieve discomfort.

 

 

 

 

Perfusionist

Operates a range of machinery during surgery (and in ICU) to monitor a patients physiological status.

 

 

 

Pharmacist

Prepare, dispense and manufacture medicines and advise on their appropriate use. Pharmacists may also work in a research capacity.

 

 

 

 

 

Physiotherapist

Focuses on the diagnosis, management and prevention of movement disorders and injury.

 

 

 

 

 

Podiatrist

Treats conditions of the feet and lower limbs

 

 

 

 

Psychologist

Studies, treats and evaluates mental and behavioural processes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Social Worker

Helps people deal with personal and social issues through counselling, community engagement, advocacy and various programmes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speech Pathologist

Assess and treat patients who have a communication disability. Speech pathologists may also work with patients who have trouble swallowing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Person Centered Approach

We believe that the community and social participation of a participant is the key component of development. So the main aim of the HHCC team is to deliver services according to the principle of a Person-Centered Approach.

Healing Hands Complete Care

Our host of services and our experienced staff are the primary reasons why you should seek us out. Above all we are a multicultural company with a multicultural staff who is tolerant and sensitive to your religious or cultural needs.

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