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Delivering local solutions to a national problem
Integrated Team Care is one of four responses by the Closing the Gap (CTG) Strategy: Tackling Indigenous Chronic Disease developed through the Coalition of Australian Governments and funded through the Indigenous Australians Health Programme. For more information on the CTG Strategy, please see the Closing the Gap Strategy website.
Integrated Team Care is formerly the Improving Indigenous Access to Mainstream Primary Health Program and Care Coordination and Supplementary Services Program.
For more information about the Integrated Team Care Program visit the Department of Health.
Improving Aboriginal health by providing better access to care
Contribute to improving health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with chronic health conditions through better access to coordinated and multidisciplinary care, and support for self-management.
Contribute to closing the gap in life expectancy by improved access to culturally appropriate mainstream primary care services (including but not limited to general practice, allied health and specialists) for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
The objectives are to:
There are three main resources which deliver this purpose across country South Australia and includes:
Wirangu Elder, Uncle Adrian
Ware shares his health journey to
becoming cancer free with the help of the ITC program provided by Yadu Health Aboriginal Corporation in Ceduna.
An outstanding example of the
positive and indeed lifesaving
support that the ITC program can
provide is demonstrated by the
health journey of Wirangu man
Adrian Ware. Adrian is an ITC
client at Yadu Health Aboriginal
Corporation in Ceduna.
Far West Coast
Port Augusta, Flinders
Coober Pedy and Surrounds
Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands
Barossa, Gawler, Yorke and Mid North
Murray Mallee incorporating Fleurieu