Community Health and Well-Being Services Community Health and Well-Being Services

The Longreach Region has a wide range of health and well-being services including aged care, mental health services, and disability services. To find contact details for a specific health or well-being service, please choose from the links below. For all emergencies, call - 000.

 

 

Anglicare Aged Care and Disabilities Southern Queensland

Anglicare Southern Queensland is a non-for-profit organisation providing care and supportive services to the community including HACC services, Home Care Packages level 2, NRCP services and Home Care Package 4.

Location - 150 Eagle Street, Longreach

Phone - (07) 4658 2389

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Anglicare Central Queensland

Anglicare Central Queensland provides a range of human services, working with people of all ages and backgrounds. Services range from crisis response to ongoing support, affordable housing, foster and kinship care, mental health services and supporting children and young people, parents and families.

Location - 15 Pelican Street, Longreach

Phone - (07) 4658 0431

 

Blue Care

Blue Care is one of Australia's largest providers of community care who provide services which are individualized to your needs. The services Blue Care offers are respite care, disability care, chaplaincy, personal care, Indigenous services and volunteer services.

Location - 106 Galah Street

Phone - (07) 4658 3689

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Department of Human Services

The Department of Human Services offers services such as providing information products, forms and brochures, Medicare phone claiming service and reply paid envelopes to forward receipts to support claims and telephone for department-related business. There is limited face-to-face staff assistance.  All other enquires are to be done by calling the Human Services number or completing services online.

Location - 96 Galah St, Longreach

Phone - 136 240

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Disability Services Queensland

The Local Area Coordinator works with people with a disability, their families and the local community to bring about positive changes.

Location - Gordon Gibson Arcade, Longreach

Phone – (07) 4658 1576

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Home and Community Care (HACC)

Longreach Home and Community Care provides a range of services to clients and carers in the Longreach area. HACC provide assistance to frail, aged, younger people with disabilities and their carers as well as helping people with special needs to remain living in dependently in their own homes. HACC offer a large number of services including personal care, nursing care, social supports, respite care, transport, and maintaining independence.

Location – 19 Duck Street

Phone – (07) 4658 1416

Phone – (07) 4658 0114

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Home Assist Secure

Home Assist Secure aims to remove some of the practical housing related difficulties experienced by people with a disability and people over 60 years of age who wish to remain in their home. Home assist Secure provides free information and referrals about home maintenance, repairs, modifications and home security.

Location - 19 Duck Street

Phone – (07) 4658 0671

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Longreach Family Medical Practice

The Longreach Family Medical Practice is a General Practice providing a wide range of hospital based services. The Longreach Family Medical Practice provides excellent quality complete medical services to the people of Longreach and surrounding areas. This Practice is open between

8:30 am – 5:00pm Monday to Friday.

Location – Level 1 Eagle Arcade, 109 Eagle Street

Phone – (07) 4658 3866

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Iningai Health Arcade

Visiting specialists and specialist nurses run clinics and telehealth appointments with specialists are also conducted at this location. The Iningai Health Arcade also accepts referrals from individuals regarding healthy aging, speech pathology, aged care and assessment team, cardiac rehabilitation program, pulmonary rehabilitation program, chronic disease team, healthy lifestyles program, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health team, child, youth and family services.

Location - Unit 5 Iningai Health Arcade, 109 Eagle Street

Phone - (07) 4652 5500

 

Central West Hospital and Health Services

The Central West Hospital and Health Service is a thirty one bed acute facility located approximately two kilometres from the town centre and provides the Longreach community with integrated health services across a wide range of specialty areas.

The Longreach Hospital offers mental health and alcohol, tobacco and other drug services, allied health, physiotherapy, dietitian, occupational therapy, podiatry, social work and grief and loss counselling. For further information or to make a referral please contact the allied health Administration Officer on 4652 7951

Outpatients Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.00pm.

Doctor appointments 9.00am-1.00pm
Weekends 9.30am to 6.00pm. No Doctor appointments.

Accident and Emergency services are available 24 hours, 7 days a week - staffed 24 hours a day by Registered Nurses.

Location – Jabiru Street

Phone – (07) 4658 4700

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Longreach Dental Clinic

Queensland Health offer Public Sector oral health services through statewide network of dental clinics. The services provided are subject to the clinical judgment of the dentist based on the assessment of the individual. Services that are available are diagnostic, scaling and cleaning, restoration, and simple extractions.

Location – The Longreach Hospital, Jabiru Street

Phone – (07) 4658 4721

 

North and West Remote Health

North and West Remote Health employ a high quality Allied Health Team, consisting of a Dietician, Diabetes Educator, Podiatrist, Physiotherapist, Exercise Physiologist, Care Coordinator and Health Promotion team.

Location – 19 Duck Street, PO Box 256 Longreach

Phone - (07)4652 7100

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Relationships Australia

Relationships Australia Longreach is a free and confidential service for the community. Services include gambling help, victims counselling support,  domestic violence, sexual abuse, assault and various other crime counselling.

Location - 19 Duck Street

Longreach Office – (07) 4658 1855

General Phone - 1300 364 277

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Royal Flying Doctor Service (Social & Emotional Wellbeing) RFDS

The iconic RFDS’s emergency retrieval service operates 24 hours a day, 7 hours a week. A broad range of essential health care services to rural and remote communities are also delivered by the RFDS. The comprehensive health care service include general practice, indigenous health, child health, child and family health, social and emotional wellbeing, women’s health and health promotion.

Location – 137 B & C Eagle Street, PO Box 599

Phone – (07) 4652 5800

 

RSL Pioneers Retirement Community

RSL Care, a leading not-for-profit provider of retirement, and residential care offers a range of care and lifestyle options to suit local seniors. RSL Care supports the principle of “ageing in place” which means every effort is made to help existing residents’ access higher levels of care within the same retirement community.

Location – 1 Sparrow Street

Phone – (07) 4658 1777

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Vision Australia

 Vision Australia is the leading provider of blindness and low vision services in Australia. It supports thousands of people who are blind or have low vision, of all ages, in the home, school or work so they can live the life they choose.

Phone – 1800 84 74 66

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