Wollongong Family Practice offers a range of comprehensive preventive health checks that aim to promote early detection and modification of lifestyle risk factors, to prevent or delay the onset of chronic disease. They also provide an opportunity to discuss with your doctor guidance on healthy lifestyles and early intervention strategies.
This check is for all patients who are aged 40 to 49 years (or 15 to 54 years (inclusive) for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people) who are at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
Health Check for people with an intellectual disability
This check is for patients who have a significant intellectual disability and who would benefit from assistance with daily living activities.
Health Check for refugees and other humanitarian entrants (interpreters can be arranged if required)
A preventive health check will include a thorough history, examination and investigations and a discussion of advice and recommended interventions, including strategies to achieve lifestyle and behaviour changes. Please discuss your eligibility with your doctor.