Category Archives: Professional Care

Summit Care


At SummitCare Wallsend you will find a professional and highly experienced aged care team that is passionate about creating an inclusive community and delivering quality aged care and support services for the Wallsend community– all against the backdrop of a beautiful and welcoming environment.

The SummitCare Wallsend aged care facility residents and their loved ones enjoy relaxing and holding gatherings and barbecues in the external courtyard – the Rose Garden – with its attractive pergola, giant chess board and stunning landscaping. Inside, there are plenty of quiet nooks – for reading or more personal chats, while separate dining rooms are available in each unit giving extra privacy if required.

Wallsend residents quickly become part of a warm and welcoming community at Wallsend aged care facility, and are encouraged to enjoy a wide range of recreational activities to suit their needs and interests, such as bus outings, bingo, group activities, craft, humour therapy, special event days, concerts from local school groups and pet therapy. Allied health services include physiotherapy, podiatry and speech pathology.

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To support our counselling services, Lifeline Newcastle & Hunter operates nine Lifeline Shops throughout the region. Our retail outlets provide quality pre-loved clothing, shoes, furniture, bric-a-brac, some electrical goods, books, records, craft and accessories.

There’s something for everyone! When you shop at a Lifeline store, you are supporting vital counselling services as well as the environment.

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Local Hearing Aid Specialists


At Local Hearing Aid Specialists, we pride ourselves on fantastic before and after sales care. Fully accredited with the Office of Hearing Services, we are an independent supplier of hearing devices, which enables us give our customers unbiased hearing solutions. People come to us for our great customer service, product range and experience.

Locally owned and operated, we have over 20 years experience in the Hearing Industry. Located at Wallsend in the Newcastle region, we are close to public transport with free parking and disabled access. We offer a range of services including:

  • Hearing aid assessment and fitting
  • Industrial deafness tests
  • Assistive listening devices
  • Bluetooth and wireless products
  • Hearing protection products
  • Tinnitus solutions
  • Free services to all eligible pensioners
  • Private and Workcover clients
  • No waiting lists
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Laverty Pathology


Laverty Pathology is a comprehensive medical laboratory and pathology practice with laboratory and patient pathology collection centre locations throughout NSW and ACT.

Our mission is to deliver better insights into the health of more Australians. Our mission is inextricably linked to our foundations and heritage borne through medical and scientific leadership.

Our team consisting of over 2000 specialist pathologists, PhDs, scientists, phlebotomists, couriers and support personnel sees their role as partnering with our referring doctors to better each patient’s care:

  • Each treating doctor’s needs come first.
  • An unquestioned commitment to quality.
  • Improving each patient’s care is our ultimate goal.
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Irlen Diagnostic Clinic


Irlen Diagnostic Clinic Newcastle provides support for children who are struggling at school for no apparent reason. Their teachers and parents cannot understand why they are having problems reading. These children usually experience distortions of print when they are reading but THEY DO NOT SELF-REPORT because they do not realise that everyone else sees the words differently from them. They often cannot remember what they have read, and cannot recognise the same word when it appears on the next page. Our assessments involve the use of coloured overlays and specifically tinted Irlen Spectral Filters that are worn as glasses.

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HB Rehab


HB Rehab is a well-known and respected provider of allied health services and is a preferred provider for many of their customers and clients. All professional staff are registered with AHPRA and are members of their professional association.

Assessment and treatment services are delivered within clients’ homes, at their workplace, in their local community or in our consulting rooms in Wallsend.

We are committed to providing the highest level of service based on best practice principles and current research. Feedback is sought via surveys and direct contact to ensure we are consistently meeting the needs of both clients and customers.

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Fix It Physiotherapy

At Fix It Physiotherapy, we aim to provide the best quality physiotherapy service possible to every individual who comes in the door. We guarantee our quality physio services and the cost of seeing a physio here is the cheapest you will find in Newcastle. We also find that our patients heal much faster with our treatment, so you won’t need to keep coming back for countless visits.

As a young clinic, our reputation depends on happy customers recommending us to their friends and family, so you can be guaranteed we will be doing our best to make you satisfied.

Our physiotherapists are not only highly trained, but are friendly, energetic and kind, and take great pride in seeing their clients make big improvements in their physical condition.

Physiotherapy is one of the most trusted health professions and is backed by years of research. At Fix It Physio Wallsend, we utilise the theoretical knowledge that has come from such research, and combine this knowledge with our refined skills including:

  • Massage
  • Mobilisations and manipulations
  • Biomechanical corrections
  • Acupuncture/Dry Needling
  • Cupping
  • Waterproof Plasters/Casting
  • Tailored exercise programs
  • Electrotherapeutic modalities
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Eye Max Eye Care


EyeMax EyeCare is owned and operated by licensed Optical Dispenser – Max Guernier. Coupled with Max Guernier’s 31 years’ experience is a team of health care professionals who want to ensure you get the right advice.

Having to get glasses can be a traumatic experience for some, especially children. Our team of friendly staff can help allay people’s fears or clear up common misconceptions about eyewear and contact lenses.

Whether it be designer glasses, safety glasses or contact lenses we can provide professional advice, testing and quality products. The EyeMax EyeCare team uses Australian lens labs for faster delivery and optical quality.

With more than 30 years’ experience, Max Guernier, can provide expert advice.

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