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Wellness @ Heart Pilot Program

heart image.pngThe Wellness @ Heart pilot program aims to support people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds (CALD) with heart conditions and/or risk factors to stay well, manage their health and avoid unnecessary presentations to hospital.  The program receives referrals from the PA Hospital to work intensively with people to ensure they are linked to essential primary health services, understand their medications, receive health education and cultural support and support to access the services they require to stay well and manage their health. The objectives of the Program are:

The Pilot Program will achieve this by providing consumers:

The program takes referrals from PA Hospital to work with adults from a non-English speaking background who meet eligibility criteria and the program is delivered by a multidisciplinary team comprising: 

The University of Queensland is a partner for the evaluation framework of the program. The program will run from October 2018 to May 2019 and is funded by Metro South Health.

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