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  1. Medical treatment decision makers

    13 Jun 2018

    You can appoint someone to be your medical power of attorney, also known as ‘enduring power of attorney (medical treatment)’, to make medical decisions on your behalf when, in certain circumstances...

  2. Elder abuse

    31 May 2018

    Any act occurring within a relationship where there is an implication of trust, which results in harm to an older person. Abuse may be physical, sexual, financial, psychological, social and/or...

  3. Pregnancy - unplanned

    30 May 2018

    When a woman does not want to become a parent, her pregnancy options may include abortion or adoption...

  4. Preparing for hospital

    28 May 2018

    Preparing for a hospital stay includes knowing what to take, making sure your home, work and family commitments are taken care of and making arrangements for your return home...

  5. Victorian Supercare Pharmacies

    Supercare Pharmacies will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week to provide after hours service...

  6. Palliative care - personal stories

    21 May 2018

    Palliative care - personal stories...

  7. Hospital staff roles

    18 May 2018

    In Victoria, hospital staff roles vary by hospital. Becoming familiar with the types of hospital staff roles will help you understand who to turn to when you need help...

  8. Who to call in a crisis

    11 May 2018

    Immediate telephone assistance is available for all kinds of emergencies...

  9. Advance care plans

    Advance care planning can help the people close to you and those caring for you to know what is important to you about the level of healthcare and quality of life you would want...

  10. Palliative care – dealing with common symptoms

    02 May 2018

    Some people prefer having palliative care at home because of the familiar environment, feeling of independence and close access to family, friends and the local community...