We are an iconic provider of hospital-based healthcare, striving to deliver an exceptional standard of care
We comprise several hospitals, health centres, a nationally accredited education provider and a world-class research institute
We are a nationally accredited, hospital-based Registered Training Organisation - the only one of its kind in Queensland
We are part of a collaborative research institute with The University of Queensland and founding partner of the Translational Research Institute
Our caring and experienced team offer the following services to manage symptoms during cancer treatment and support your return to activity and wellbeing.
Exercise prescription: Exercise assessment and tailored exercise prescription program to counteract the adverse effects of cancer and its treatment. We offer individual and group support, access to gym and flexible services including telehealth and home visiting
Nutrition: Optimise nutrition and assist with barriers to dietary intake, such as symptoms common with cancer treatment. Examples include appetite loss, nausea, taste changes, and altered bowels
Emotional wellbeing: Psychologists available to support you with:
Anxiety management related to treatment: Occupational therapists are available to support you with anxiety you may be experienced that is related to your treatment (e.g. having needles or chemotherapy).
Cognitive and memory wellbeing: Assessment and management of memory and attention issues that are impacting on your ability to engage with meaningful activities such as self-care, leisure, social and work.
Physical symptom management: Assessment and treatment for presentations, for example:
Discuss with your GP a chronic disease management plan to access up to a total of five services in a calendar year for one or a mix of physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology and dietitian services.
Discuss with your GP a mental health management treatment plan to access up to a total of 10 psychology focussed services in a calendar year.
For further details please contact Mater Health and Wellness or request a booking.
Further information on private insurance, Medicare rebates and NDIS.