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  1. Carer services and support

    21 May 2020

    As circumstances change it is important to continually assess what services and home assistance will be most helpful...

  2. Making a complaint about disability services

    13 May 2020

    If you are unhappy with the way a disability service has treated you, you have the right to complain and to have your concerns addressed...

  3. Autopsy

    06 May 2020

    Immediate family have the right to refuse a hospital post mortem of the deceased and can object to a coronial post mortem...

  4. Advance care plans

    Advance care plans 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...

  5. Crisis support services for families

    16 Feb 2020

    In times of family crisis it’s good to know there are emergency services only a phone call away...

  6. Recognising when a child is at risk

    16 Feb 2020

    Too many children are physically, sexually and emotionally abused and when this happens, it is up to adults to speak up...

  7. Making a complaint about a mental health service

    19 Jan 2020

    If you are dissatisfied with a mental health treatment or service, you have the right to make a complaint and have your concerns addressed...

  8. Managing commitments and hospital

    20 Dec 2019

    Making sure your regular commitments are taken care of during a hospital stay will give you peace of mind to concentrate on your recovery...

  9. Emergencies - coping without gas or electricity

    21 Nov 2019

    In a gas or electricity blackout you may have to think laterally to come up with ways to continue bathing, eating and keeping warm...

  10. People with a disability who experience violence, abuse or neglect

    21 Nov 2019

    People with a disability who experience violence, abuse or neglect can seek help from a range of services specifically designed to help them...