26 Jul CURRENT NEWS
Living on an island is an idyllic lifestyle sought by many, providing a sense of freedom, autonomy and relaxation. It is the communities who live on these islands and are partaking in the daily activities of life that are often disadvantaged.
Whilst basic services are present it is the accessing of additional services such as health information to assist in making informed decisions about health that are often challenging
There are many challenges for providers to service remote communities but the personal rewards of those smiling faces of babies and children and the special moments where children come and give you a hug are so emotionally rewarding, that no words can describe. It is a privilege to work in these communities, sharing knowledge and skills not only with the staff but supporting families and learning about culture and traditions that cannot be provided in a textbook.