Allied Health

Allied Health


The service provides clinical assessment and treatment of various musculoskeletal, neurological and cardio-respiratory conditions; rehabilitation following surgery, education on management of conditions and development of personal exercise programs. This service is led by a Physiotherapist and supported by an Allied Health Assistant.


Services enable people experiencing injury, illness, developmental delay or the effects of ageing to maximize independence, wellbeing and quality of life. Interventions include: home safety and home modification assessments, specialist equipment, specific therapeutic treatments, increasing physical access to public facilities, advice on management of particular disorders, support for carers and case management.


Dietetic services can be arranged subject to referral. The service provides advice on general nutrition and nutritional issues related to illness and specific conditions.


A Speech Pathology appointment can be arranged subject to referral. The service provides speech pathology assessment, management of communication, language and literacy development and management of swallowing difficulties for children and adults.


Appointments with the Diabetic Educator can be arranged subject to referral. The service provides management advice and follow up, information and education concerning diabetes to people who have diabetes or carers of people with diabetes.


The service is available as required for all your footcare needs.   


The services of a visiting qualified podiatrist are available for appointments via the Community Health Centre. The priority focus are older clients with diabetic conditions and clients with more complex foot care needs.


A Men’s Shed facility has been established on the shared site of the Omeo Country Fire Authority. The purpose of the Men’s Shed is to provide a venue for a range of community based activities that support and promote Men’s Health, particularly mental health. ODH provides a facilitator for the program which generally operates 2 days per week.


A gymnasium is available for community members on site at Omeo District Health. Some exercise classes are also delivered from the community gym for different age groups.