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Heart Rehab

Heart Rehab is free and tailored for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with conditions including:

  • chronic heart condition
  • irregular heartbeat
  • heart attack
  • stable angina
  • valve disease
  • transient ischaemic attack
  • coronary heart disease.

If you can’t see your heart condition listed here, please reach out to us, as you’re still eligible!

By participating in Heart Rehab, you will receive support and develop skills to be able to:

  • feel calm and strong in your mind
  • manage your weight by learning about healthy food choices
  • get stronger and feel fitter in your body
  • feel safer and more confident to move and get around
  • breathe easier
  • strengthen your heart and blood pressure
  • improve the management of any aches and pains in your body.

Heart Rehab offers a supportive and friendly group environment to yarn about your health, learn about living well, and move with an exercise program especially tailored for you.. The team will work with you to develop your skills to support everyday activities that are important to you.

Heart Rehab is delivered by experienced health professionals including:

  • Accredited Exercise Physiologists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Nurses
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Social Health (psychologists and social workers)
  • Accredited Practicing Dietitians
  • Pharmacists.

Heart Rehab runs twice a week for eight weeks at the following locations:

ATSICHS

PCYC Logan

Cnr of Compton Rd &, Kingston Rd, Slacks Creek 

IUIH Goodna

Anytime Fitness

Shop 23, 23A/2 Smiths Rd, Goodna

Kalwun

PCYC Nerang

Unit 59/61 Cayuga St, Nerang

Kambu

Anytime Fitness

Shop 23, 23A/2 Smiths Rd, Goodna

Moreton ATSICHS

Planet Fitness

743/757 Deception Bay Rd, Rothwell

Yulu-Burri-Ba

Goodlife Health Club

Corner Shore St &, Wellington St, Cleveland

For Mob connected to an Aboriginal Medical Service, your local clinic GP or nurse can refer you.

 

For Mob connected to another clinic or service, please email the team at rehab@iuih.org.au 

 

Or, you can contact us directly to yarn about the program – rehab@iuih.org.au

 

Please email a referral form the Rehab team on rehab@iuih.org.au