Have you had your Aboriginal Health Check?

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people can get a free health check every year

A health check can help you to better understand your health and access other services you may need

Where can I get a health check?

You can get a free health check every year at a general practice or Aborignal health organisation.

To find a culturally safe general practice near you, call Sonder on (08) 8209 0700 and ask to speak with one of our friendly Closing the Gap ITC Team members

Why should I get a regular health check?

Having a regular health check can keep your health heading in the right direction. It can help prevent small health problems from becoming big ones.

Without knowing these things, your health might get worse and this is not good for you, your family or your community.

It’s important to have a regular health check to stay healthy and strong, even when you feel well.

How can I book my next health check?

Speak with one of Sonder’s friendly Closing the Gap ITC Team members on (08) 8209 0700

What happens at a health check?

Our Aboriginal Health Practitioner will have a yarn about your health, the health of your family and ask about any concerns you may have.

During the appointment, we will check and ask questions about your; height and weight, blood pressure, nutrition and exercise, medical history, eyes, ears, social, emotional and spiritual wellbeing, medications and immunisation.

The health check will identify services you may need and actions you can take to improve your overall health and wellbeing. This may take 45 minutes to complete.

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Information for General Practices

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For more information and resources about Aboriginal Health Checks, visit the Australian Government Department of Health.

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