THE PRESCHOOL CHECK YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS
At collective.care we are pioneering the way for pre-schoolers. The 4-year comprehensive healthy kid’s check is an exciting initiative run exclusively by the collective.care team at Bella Vista.
THIS DEVELOPMENTAL SCREEN WILL TAKE APPROXIMATELY 1 HOUR OF YOUR TIME AND WILL TARGET KEY AREAS OF YOUR CHILD'S DEVELOPMENT.
During this assessment we check growth (including a metabolic screen), vision, hearing and address any speech concerns, sleep breathing disorders, check oral health and identify any potential teeth, tongue or jaw problems, allergies identified quickly and managed, as well as providing the last immunizations.
We want to get ahead of the curve and screen for epidemics in our kids. Did we mention this assessment is bulk billed? ☺
GET COMMON WORRIES ANSWERED + DISCUSS SCHOOL READINESS + GET EARLY INTERVENTION
✔ Growth Check
Worried your child is too short, too small, too skinny, too fat or not getting the right nutrition?
We can address these concerns and determine the best course of action. Our local partner nutrition simplified is just across the road for expert advice should it be needed.
✔ Vision Check
Could a long-term vision problem be avoided? We ensure their vision is normal.
Perhaps you see them rub their eyes often or seem sensitive to light, sit too close to the TV or avoid puzzles. Do they need glasses or maybe have a squint? Get your same day screening with our team.
✔ Speech + Hearing Check
Could their speech be better? A hearing screen is important.
Don’t be lulled into a false sense of security because they passed their newborn screening. Our onsite ENT Clinic headed by paediatric ENT, Dr Tobias Pincock can get common childhood ENT conditions like Glue Ear or large adenoids or tonsils sorted quickly so you can avoid any setbacks to speech and learning. Hearing screen. Avoid concerns for language development and the beginning of school.
✔ Oral Check
Could that orthodontic bill be prevented? Don’t forget the importance of an oral check.
Don’t underestimate the potential savings in orthodontics by flagging any teeth, tongue or jaw problems early! Identifying thumb-sucking, teeth grinding, lisps or tongue-thrusting means early intervention with oro-myofunctional therapist + speech pathologists preventing long-term dental problems.
✔ 4 Year Immunisations
Our GP’s can complete the last childhood vaccination keeping them updated until their School-Based Program starts at age 12.
✔ Sleep Check
Does your child snore of mouth breathe? We provide sleep checks.
There is no safe level of snoring in kids. Sleep disorders are silently stealing childhood potential with evidence that sleep disruption of developing brains can lower IQ, mimic ADHD and can even change the face of your child. Our GP’s are additionally trained in ENT so snoring, mouth breathing and allergic rhinitis won’t go under-recognised or undetected. Any airway checks or additional allergy testing for air-related allergens can be performed on the same day by our GP’s and collective.care specialists in the comprehensive management of Sleep Breathing Disorders.
✔ Allergy Testing (optional)
Always wondered but never checked? We provide Allergy testing when indicated?
Chronic allergies can make like unpleasant, not to mention they can be life-threatening. Subsequently, all our GP’s have additional training in Allergy. Quickly identify or review any existing FOOD or NUT allergies with Skin Prick Testing performed on-site by our GP’s and get your school Allergy Action Plan and Epipens ready before school. Small out of pocket costs for Nut and Food testing apply.
Meet our team
Suzan is a General practitioner with over 10 years of experience and interest in Allergy.
Suzan is especially interested in Allergy education for health care professionals and for the general public.
Dr Kanav Malhotra
Dr Kanav Malhotra is a GP registrar who completed his Bachelor of Medicine/ Doctorate of Medicine from UNSW in 2014.
He has a keen interest in ENT/Allergy Medicine, skin cancer and cosmetic medicine.
To contact us call 1300 344 325 or to book an online appointment, click here.