Benmax Pty Ltd has been awarded the contract for the mechancial services for the Belconnen Enhanced Community Health Centre (BCHC or BECHC) which will provide a venue to deliver health and related services to the ACT Health clients. The Centre will aim to provide a welcoming environment that promotes health literacy, in terms of system navigation and self-management.

The four storey building and three storey annex will offer the following services:

  • Aged care and rehabilitation services.
  • In-reach service.
  • Aged Care Assessment Team.
  • Aged Day Care Centre
  • Alcohol and drug counselling (in-reach service)
  • Continuing Care services including:
  • Community Nursing Services, both home-based and clinic based services.
  • Allied health services including nutrition, physiotherapy, psychology, podiatry, social work and occupational therapy outreach services.
  • Child, Youth and Women services, including an ACT-Wide audiometry program.
  • Dental Services for children, youth and adults.
  • Capital Region Cancer Service Breast screen screening activities.
  • Mental health services: Child. Adult. Adolescents and Young Adults. Older person including a Day Hospital. Psychological therapies.
  • Chronic diseases management programs.
  • Primary care services.
  • Antenatal and other clinics.
  • Renal medicine services including satellite dialysis services and clinics.
  • Ambulatory Care Clinics delivered by Canberra Hospital staff so that local residents do not need to travel for selected services.
  • Self management programs to manage conditions such as arthritis, cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation.
  • Diabetes services.
  • Pathology collection service.
  • Medical imaging services.
  • Community development services.

project overview

Builder: John Hindmarsh (ACT) Pty Ltd

Year Completion: 2013

Project Type: Research

project features

  • Leed Services Contractor
  • Low Temp VAV System
  • Stair Pressurisation
  • Clean, Sterile and Lab Rooms