Discover how communities in the Wimmera Southern Mallee region of Victoria have been using a localised, family-centred model of care to improve the health and wellbeing of children and young people.
Strengthening Care for Children in the Wimmera Southern Mallee (SC4C@WSM) is an initiative of the By Five Innovation and Equity Hub.
SC4C@WSM establishes partnerships between paediatric specialists, local professionals and families to deliver high quality local care and improve the health and wellbeing of children and young people.
SC4C@WSM provides a localised, family-centred model of care to improve equity and access to specialist care for children and young people in the Wimmera Southern Mallee region of Victoria.
|Community story 1: Carly Nevill||In this community story, Carly, a primary school teacher, describes her involvement in SC4C@WSM as a being part of a multi-layered approach to supporting children and leveraging the skills of educators.|
|Community story 2: Kate Graham||In this community story, Kate, a General Practitioner, describes her involvement in SC4C@WSM as a being part of something very different with multiple benefits for children, families and professionals in the WSM.|
|Community story 3: Melanie Wade||In this community story, Melanie, a Maternal and Child Health Team Leader and Immunisation Coordinator, describes her involvement in SC4C@WSM as providing support to rural and regional families in the best way we can.|
Learn more about SC4C@WSM and access additional resources at rch.org.au/ccch/ByFiveWSM
SC4C@WSM is an initiative of the By Five Innovation and Equity Hub – a partnership between the Wimmera Development Association, the Wimmera Southern Mallee Regional Partnership, and the Centre for Community Child Health at The Royal Children’s Hospital and the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute. SC4C@WSM is proudly supported by the Victorian Government, the Wimmera Southern Mallee Health Alliance and The Royal Children’s Hospital Foundation.