Child and School Health Program

Child and School Health Program delivered by PAMS embrace the concepts described in the “National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Health Plan 2013 – 2023” and the supporting frameworks as described in the “National Framework for Health Services for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Children & families”.   Some key elements of service delivery include:

  • Acknowledgment of the importance of the period from pre-conception and conception through the early years of a child’s life.
  • Services developed around a primary health care model.
  • A Multi-disciplinary, collaborative team based approach.
  • A skilled and culturally competent workforce.
  • Continuity of care.
  • Comprehensive and holistic assessments which ensure appropriate referrals if required.
  • Flexible service delivery.
  • A regional model which ensures collaboration and integration of services.