GPH Talking About Heart Health

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April 29, 2019

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Grand Pacific Health (GPH) are recognising ‘National Heart Week’ with activities across the Illawarra and Shoalhaven this week.

National Heart Week runs from 28/04/2019 – 4/05/2019 with the theme: ‘Talking about Heart health.”

The GPH ‘Connecting Care’ team in the Illawarra we will be partnering with the Heart Foundation to provide heart health checks, education and resources, in addition to heart health walks in the local region.

This will be conducted from the Baptist Care Centre in Warilla on 30/04 and from Shellharbour City Library on 2/05/2019.

In the Shoalhaven, ‘Connecting Care’ and the ‘Closing the Gap’ teams are partnering with the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District Heart Failure Service and Grand Pacific Health Centre Nowra, to provide heart health checks, education and resources to the visiting community from Monday to Friday this week.

 The Closing the Gap team will also be promoting heart health checks and providing information as well as resources at the local GPH Boot Camp and Aqua Aerobics Group.

 GPH Chronic Care Facilitator Karin Robinson is encouraging local residents to get involved:

 “This is a great opportunity to put your health in the spotlight and talk about your heart health.”

 “Come along for a free heart check, grab some resources or join a local walking group,” added Karin.

 For more information call Karin Robinson on 02 4448 2220

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