Kaurna Name meaning…First Seek Knowledge
Muna Paiendi comprises of a culturally safe, primary health service available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and is open Monday to Friday, from 9am to 5pm. All services are delivered free of charge.
Muna Paiendi is part of the Watto Purrunna Aboriginal Primary Health Care Service.
Clinics are run and supported by Aboriginal Health Practitioners and Aboriginal Clinical Health Workers in partnership with doctors, registered nurses, allied health professionals and visiting specialists. There is a strong emphasis on the early detection and prevention of chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and some cancers, and support with managing some of these diseases. The service provides a hub for the sharing of up to date information on health and social issues.
- Adult and Child Well Health Checks
- GP clinics
- Allied health services:
- Nutrition/Dietitian support
- Occupational therapy
- Speech therapy
- Chronic disease management and care planning
- Diabetes education
- Health and wellbeing promotional programs for the Aboriginal community
- Immunisation services
- Wellbeing support (including counselling and case management)
- Pathways to Psychological services and mental health supports
- Ngangkari clinics (traditional healers)
Additionally, transport assistance can be arranged in advance for clinic appointments.
Telephone: (08) 8182 9206
Fax: (08) 8182 9384
Address: Corner Mark and Oldham Roads, Elizabeth Vale, SA 5112 (Next to Lyell McEwin Hospital)
For non-urgent medical care after hours, please call: (08) 8130 3458