IUIH Connect Plus

IUIH Connect Plus connects care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders by providing a single point of contact for individuals, carers, families, community members and service providers.

The IUIH Connect Plus team is committed to working together with all providers and stakeholders to provide holistic, culturally safe and quality care for clients and their families.

IUIH Connect Plus connects clients and their families to a wide range of services and support, which are available over the phone or in person including:

  • GP services via AMS or mainstream clinics
  • Birthing, early childhood and family support
  • IUIH Home Support and other Aged Care community providers including for Regional Assessment Service (RAS) registration and assessment
  • Allied Health Services i.e. Occupational Therapy, Dietitian, Physiotherapy etc.
  • Social support including counselling, meal services and assistance in linking with housing support
  • Hospital and home visits to develop connections, assess needs and support discharge transition care
  • Virtual services to cater for clients needing to quarantine or self-isolate
  • Transport for medical appointments, medications and shopping
  • Legal advocacy and support
  • Cultural support
  • End of life care support

IUIH Connect Plus operates 7 days a week from 7am – 7pm. To contact the team call 1800 254 354.

To access IUIH Connect Plus visit http://connect.iuih.org.au

Improving Indigenous Access to Mainstream Primary Care (IIAMPC)

The Improving Indigenous Access to Mainstream Primary Care (IIAMPC) program assists mainstream GPs and allied health practices to provide culturally safe services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients residing in the Brisbane North and South regions. 

The IIAMPC team supports these practices by providing: 

  • Information and support about IUIH services
  • Close the Gap scripts and Primary Incentives Program Indigenous Health Incentive
  • Transport services for clients to and from medical appointments 
  • Delivery of the Turning good intentions into culturally safe practice: Working effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people training courses. 

For more information about IIAMPC contact The Institute of Urban Indigenous Health on (07) 3828 3600