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Disability Health at Yooralla

Our Disability Health team supports clients' health and well-being by connecting them with health services, creating support plans, and providing disability health training.

Who are our Disability Health team?

Yooralla's Disability Health team is comprised of registered nurses who promote and support the health and wellbeing of our clients.

The Disability Health team provides support with:

  • connecting clients to health services
  • preparing client support plans and assessments, and 
  • providing client-specific training for disability-related health supports. 

Health related resources for people with disability

You can find helpful resources and information for people with disability below, including information on cervical cancer screening, palliative care supports at Yooralla, HPV vaccination and COVID-19 information.

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Cervical cancer screening

Yooralla can assist clients to obtain referrals from their GP and complete at-home tests for cervical cancer screening. We have a range of resources from the Cancer Council and Yooralla to support you with your cervical cancer screening.

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Palliative care information

Yooralla is an active member of the Statewide Disability Palliative Care Advisory Group. We are closely involved with National Disability Services (NDS) to drive palliative care initiatives for people with a disability. Find a range of resources from Palliative Care Australia, Palliative Care Victoria, Advance Care Planning Australia and Yooralla on Palliative Care options.

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HPV vaccination information

Cancer Council Victoria has developed new resources to improve the HPV vaccination experience for young people with disability and their parents/carers, including a fact sheet, animation and social story.

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Infectious diseases

Our Disability Health team provides support to clients and their teams on the prevention, management of infectious diseases. We can assist clients to connect to relevant services that provide support for medical procedures, vaccinations under sedation, or infectious diseases such as COVID-19.

Contact the Disability Health team

Contact the Disability Health team

For more information about Disability Health at Yooralla, contact the Disability Health team on disability.health@yooralla.com.au

Or contact us online using the link below

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