Early Parenting Support

Tresillian in Western

Cowra

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Self Refer to our Service

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Call the Tresillian Parent's Help Line
1300 272 736

Ask your Child & Family Health Nurse or GP for a Referral. 
Information for Health Professionals

Location

Tresillian in Western Family Care Centre - Cowra
2 Ina Drive,
Cowra, NSW 2794

Monday to Friday 9:00am-4:30pm

Phone: 02 5319 7900

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Tresillian in Western - Cowra is proudly enabled through a partnership with the Western Local Health District

Guidance for Parents

The arrival of a new baby and every stage of your child’s development is an exciting time, but it can be overwhelming.  Our specialist child and family health team at Tresillian in Western Day Services, Cowra can support you with practical advice and trusted guidance.

We have Tresillian Nurses and a dedicated Aboriginal Health Worker who can help make sense of your child’s crying, sleep, feeding and behaviour patterns. 

Our aim is to give you confidence and reassurance to help build a positive relationship between you and your child.  If you feel you need to speak to someone about your own emotional wellbeing, ask about our counselling services.

For a referral to Tresillian in Western Day Services, Cowra, talk to your GP or Child and Family Health Nurse or to self-refer, call the Tresillian’s Parent’s Help Line on 1300 272 736, open 7 days, 7am-11pm.

Telehealth Virtual and Face to Face consultations are available.

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Your Referral to Tresillian in Western  - Cowra

  1. Firstly, we’ll be in touch to arrange your appointment time. If a Virtual session is required we’ll email details on how to connect.
  2. On the day of your consultation, our friendly Nurses will take you to one of our private consultation rooms, set up with a cot and change table.
  3. The first appointment will usually take around two hours where a nurse will listen and work in partnership with you, to understand your family's needs and develop a plan and strategy.
  4. You’ll be encouraged to follow your child's lead throughout the consultation, so if they need to sleep or feed, our Nurse can help with advice.
  5. Follow up visits are usually shorter to see how you’ve been going at home. This may be in person, via 'phone or telehealth.
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Parenting support at Tresillian in Western - Cowra

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An Unsettled Baby

Is baby often unsettled?  For advice or to ask about our services, call the Tresillian’s Parent’s Help Line on 1300 272 736

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Support with Baby’s feeding

Do you have questions on baby’s feeding? We can help. Call the Tresillian’s Parent’s Help Line on 1300 272 736

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Parenting Courses

Join a Tresillian Parenting Course!  Registration is FREE. Face to face and Telehealth Virtual options are available.

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What our parents say
To all the Tresillian Nurses ( Angels), I cannot believe the change in our son from such a short time under your guidance. Your kindness and extra special support gave me the skills and confidence to be the Mum I want to be. Thank you for bringing colour back to the world.
—  Hannah
I gave birth to my first child in September 1990. Everything with the birth went well but when we were discharged and went home a week later my baby was very unsettled so I took him to the pediatric specialist who advised me there was nothing wrong with my baby. We went home but he continued crying, not drinking and suffering from constipation. I then decided to find another pediatrician for a second opinion and when he examined my baby he advised me that he was suffering from reflux. We ended up at the children’s hospital, as he was very dehydrated and unwell. We stayed in hospital for a week where the pediatrician then decided to refer us to Tresillian in Petersham. The Tresillian nursing staff were magnificent, from settling him, to making his formula with cornflour milk. The nursing staff showed me how to keep him in a 4 hourly routine and showed me various settling techniques. Without their support and help I would not have been able to cope. I went on to have 2 more children and use the same techniques taught to me by the staff at Tresillian. I couldn’t thank them enough. My children are now aged, 29, 27 and 17. I am forever grateful to the wonderful staff at Petersham Tresillian.
—  Anon
Thank you thank you thank you! Your Nepean residential nurses were awesome for us and our little boy is sleeping so much better now, only 3 1/2 months old and although you gave me the confidence and patience to settle him hands on, he now actually seems to prefer to self-settle with his dummy within minutes of putting him to bed- we now have quiet evenings back and only one middle of the night wake up- and I am enjoying this me with my boy 1000x more... highly recommend for parents who are struggling with settling or feeding their little ones.
—  Melissa

For Health Professionals

Are you a local Health Professional working with families?  You’re welcome to visit our Family Care Centre for a guided tour and meet the team to learn more about our referral services for parents and babies. Email the Nurse Unit Manager at Rochelle.Longhurst@health.nsw.gov.au

Make a Referral

Download a 'Referral to Tresillian' Guide
Download an information brochure
Download & print out a Tresillian poster for your Clinic
Take a Virtual Tour (coming soon)

 

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