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Child and Adolescent Health Service

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Child and Adolescent Community Health

About Child and Adolescent Community Health

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About Us

Child and Adolescent Community Health (CACH) provides a comprehensive range of health promotion and early identification and intervention community based services to children and families, focussing on growth and development in the early years, promoting wellbeing during childhood and adolescence. Service delivery is both universal and targeted. Groups at risk of poorer health outcomes, such as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and newly arrived refugees, are of particular focus.

Statewide policy advice, workforce development and research on child and adolescent community health issues are also provided.

The core business of the CACH covers:
  • Child Health Services;
  • School health services;
  • Child Development Services;
  • Immunisations;
  • At risk services, with a focus on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and refugee families; and
  • Health promotion, capacity building and community development;

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Key Objectives

  • A skilled and competent workforce, responsive to future demands;
  • Safe and high quality services;
  • Strong links and partnerships with other government and non-government agencies to enhance the health and wellbeing of children and adolescents;
  • Evidence informed, consistent service delivery across the metropolitan area;
  • Equitable access of services across the community and
  • To be recognised as a leader in the provision of child and adolescent community health services.

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Our Vision

Supporting families to raise happy, healthy children and adolescents.

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Our Mission

To continue to provide a comprehensive range of health promotion and early identification and intervention community based services to children, adolescents and families, focussing on growth and development in the early years, promoting wellbeing during childhood and adolescence.

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Our Values

We value:
EXCELLENCE in everything we do.
CARING by listening, showing kindness, compassion & understanding, support and loyalty.
DIVERSITY in service delivery to clients and to our workforce.
Working in PARTNERSHIP with children, young people, their families and communities.
RESPECT for clients, communities and colleagues.
ACCOUNTABLITY for all of our actions towards clients, community and staff

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Code of Conduct

CACH staff provide services in accordance with the Western Australian Department of Health Code of Conduct.

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