Aboriginal Child Health Team, Child and Adolescent Community Health Service

The Aboriginal Child Health Team provides quality, evidence-informed, community health services to Aboriginal children aged 0 - 5 and their families.

The Aboriginal Child Health Team is led by the Manager, and supported by Medical Officer, Health Promotion Coordinator, Senior Aboriginal Health Worker and Clinical Nurse Manager to provide multi-disciplinary leadership to a team of Community Health Nurses, Aboriginal Health Workers, health promotion staff, Liaison Officer and administrative support services, all working collaboratively to improve the health and wellbeing of the Aboriginal community.

The service of the Aboriginal Child Health Team is delivered across the Perth metropolitan area.

The core service delivery areas of the Child and Adolescent Community Health (CACH) Aboriginal Child Health Team are:

  • Enhanced Aboriginal Child Health Schedule
  • Additional Specialist services including:
    • Ear health clinics
    • Immunisation Services (opportunistic)
    • Child Development Services
    • Medical Officer’s Clinics
    • Health Promotion

The Aboriginal Health Team covers three CACH Zones - North Coastal, South Coastal and Inland. There are teams of Community Health Nurses and Aboriginal Health Workers located across each of these zones at various Community Health Centres.

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Aboriginal Health