Health Promotion

The Health Promotion Department is responsible for undertaking primary prevention activities both within the organisation and the community. This work is informed and guided by the Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion.

Activities include:

  • Health interventions with early years settings, schools, and the broader community
  • Community awareness of health and lifestyle, go to http://eatmovesmile.shdh.org.au for more information or like us on facebook at www.facebook.com/eatmovesmileshdh
  • Community Health Nursing:
    • Well Women’s Clinic
    • Clinic 60 (Youth sexual health) 
  • Diabetes Education
  • Youth Program-Dynamo Culture
  • Refugee Health Nurse Program
  • Breastfeeding Support Service

A partnership approach was achieved for the 2017-2021 planning cycle resulting in Swan Hill District Health contributing to the development of the Swan Hill Rural City Council Public Health & Wellbeing Plan, as a fully integrated plan.