Student delivered health care
ACU Health Clinic Banyo was officially opened by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Greg Craven in November 2012. It is set in the beautiful park-like acreage of the ACU Banyo Campus, just north of the heart of Brisbane. Our Health Clinic is a modern, spacious facility designed specifically for delivery health services in a clinical teaching environment.
We provide a welcoming, relaxing, private, best practice environment for our clients to receive excellence in health and well-being outcomes.
Making an appointment
Please contact Reception to find out more information about specific programs in terms of fees, appointment availability, or to book an appointment.
Opening hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00am – 4:00pm
T: 07 3623 7740
- Vestibular, Balance and Mobility Program
- Musculoskeletal and Sports Program
- Back Stability Program
- Paediatric program
- Dementia and Neurological Communication Disorders Program
“Strengthening Every-day Communication Skills” is a program for people with Dementia, or other neurological conditions that impact communication (eg Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Scleroris). Student practitioners work with clients to meet their communication goals through a combination of individual and group sessions, plus training for carers/family in ways to support communication.
The program runs once per week for 12 weeks twice per year; from March-May and August-November.
- Paediatric Program
When children are learning to talk they can face a number of challenges. Some children are late to start talking, some have speech that is hard to understand and others have trouble following instructions.
The Paediatric Speech Pathology program aims to help children (aged from two to adolescence) and their families overcome difficulties in learning to communicate.
- Constraint Induced Movement Therapy (CIMT) Program
An intensive program for people who have had a stroke that has affected their hand and arm. Interested participants must be able to commit to attending the program for at least four hours each day (Monday to Friday) for a period of two weeks.
- Rheumatology Self-management Program
This program is designed to assist and support people who have been diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis through self-management programs and education about new and emerging self-management techniques and equipment. Interested participants must be able to commit to attending the program at least two days a week for four weeks.
- People with Dementia and their Carers
Adjusting to living with dementia or caring for a loved one with dementia can be made easier with the right support and information. This social work service meets with individuals and/or families to understand their concerns or queries and works with them to arrange the best response possible, which may include coordinating referrals to other services and ongoing support.
Visit the ACU Brisbane Psychology and Counselling Clinic (BPACC)
- Lungs in Action
Lungs in Action is Lung Foundation Australia’s community based maintenance exercise program for people with stable chronic lung conditions who have completed a pulmonary rehabilitation. It is also suitable for people with stable NYHA class II & III heart failure who have completed heart failure rehabilitation.
You are eligible to participate in Lungs in Action if:
- You have completed pulmonary or heart failure rehabilitation within the last 12 months
- You have not had any further hospitalisations.
You can be referred directly into the Lungs in Action class by a general practitioner or your pulmonary/ heart failure rehabilitation physiotherapist/accredited exercise physiologist.
This Exercise Science program will run in November 2016 with additional programs planned for 2017.
8 Approach Rd, Banyo