Mt Druitt Community Health Centre
Provides a range of services to children, young people, adults and older people.
Who we care for
We care for people who live, work or attend school/preschool in the western sector of the Blacktown Local Government Area.
There no age restrictions for people;
- seeking counselling
- needing problem gambling services
- needing chronic and complex care services
The following services have age restrictions;
- Child and Family Health Nursing is for babies and children aged 0-5 years
- Speech Pathology is for babies and children aged 0-7 years
- Occupational Therapy services is for babies and children aged 0-7 years
- Hearing testing is for children aged 3-12 years
What we do
Mt Druitt Community Health staff work in partnership with schools, General Practitioners, hospitals, non-government agencies and other organisations to provide care at the Community Health Centre, in people’s homes or in other venues, such as Early Childhood (Baby Health) Centres and Aged Day Centres.
We also specialise in health promotion, prevention and early detection to assessment, treatment and continuing care.
Services for children and families include;
Services for people with chronic and complex health conditions include;
- Problem Gambling Service
- Occupational Therapy
- HealthOne - integrated primary health care with local General Practitioners
- Multicultural health services
- Youth Health – Western Area Adolescent Team (WAAT)
- Drug & Alcohol
- Mental Health
Aged respite services for people with dementia and their carers
Crestwood Aged Day Centre located at Blacktown Hospital provides respite services for older people from culturally and linguistically diverse communities and their carers.
Tallowood Aged Day Centre located at 67 Railway Street, Mt Druitt provides respite services for people with dementia and their carers.
Copperfield Day Centre located at Mt Druitt Hospital provides respite services for older people and their carers.
How to access this service
The Central Referral Service (CRS) is the central access point to Complex, Aged and Chronic Care and Child & Family Health Community Health Services and enables GPs, patients, hospitals, families and health providers to register their request for services into Community Health Services for clinical triage.
CRS does not provide clinical assessment or triage services.
CRS receives and registers requests for referrals for WSLHD Community Health clinical services such as Nursing, Women’s Health, Speech Pathology, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Audiometry, Counselling, Aged Day Care and Palliative Care.
Central Referral Service phones are staffed from 8.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday.
Referrals are processed between 8am and 5pm Monday to Friday.
How do I refer?
To refer a patient to one of our Child & Family Health services you can:
- call us on 1800 600 681 between 8.30am and 4.30pm Monday to Friday. There is a 24 hour voicemail message service. Messages are generally retrieved and returned within 24 hours of receipt.
- complete the CRS Client Registration Form then fax it to 02 9881 7789
- email your referral to WSLHD-CommunityHealth-ReferralService@health.nsw.gov.au
To refer a patient to one of our Complex, Aged & Chronic Care services please complete our External Referral form then:
Please note: if your patient is aged over 65 years (or over 50 years for Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander patients), referrals must be made directly to My Aged Care. In My Aged Care our service provider name is Allied Health & Community Nursing & Social Support Group WSLHD
Why does CRS ask so many questions?
CRS uses Community Health Service criteria to determine the eligibility of the referral request. Demographic, family/support, legal issues, risk issues, safety issues and presenting health information is required for the client registration and clinical allocation to the appropriate Community Health service. Some information requested is required by the Ministry of Health and funding agencies.
Our services are provided in a number of locations. Care can be located at the Mount Druitt Community Health Centre, in people’s homes or in other venues such as Crestwood Aged Day Care Centre
Community Health Centre
The Mount Druitt Community Health Centre is located on the Cnr Buran and Kelly Close, Mount Druitt
Crestwood Aged Day Care Centre is located at Blacktown Hospital, 18 Blacktown Road, Blacktown
Tallowood Aged Day Care Centre is located at Mount Druitt Hospital, 67 Railway Street, Mount Druitt
Copperfield Aged Day Services is located at Railway St, Rooty Hill
Find directions in Google Maps to Cnr Buran and Kelly Close, Mount Druitt
There are limited parking available onsite and other nearby parking options available.
Getting here by train
The Mount Druitt Community Health Centre is 600m walk from Mount Druitt Railway Station
Planning your trip
Contact the Transport NSW Info service to plan your trip and obtain the latest timetable, fare and wheelchair access information.
Phone: 131 500 (24 hours, 7 days a week)
Your Rights and Responsibilities
Your Rights and Responsibilities as a patient, carer or community member of the Western Sydney Local Health District