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  1. Medical treatment decision makers

    30 Sep 2019

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

    17 Jul 2019

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

  3. Disability groups and networks

    05 Jul 2019

    Connecting with other people who have a disability and their families can be a good way of getting informal advice and support...

  4. National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

    18 Jun 2019 National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

    The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will transform the way in which people with disability access the support they need to achieve their goals and participate fully in community life...

  5. Emergency or crisis support for carers

    29 May 2019

    An emergency care plan is a set of instructions about caring for someone in the event that you are not able to...

  6. Planning for future needs

    14 May 2019

    If you have a disability or are caring for someone with a disability, you can make future legal, financial and health decisions now to ensure that you or the child gets the support needed if you can...

  7. Aids and equipment at home

    27 Mar 2019 Aids and equipment at home

    Disability aids and equipment such as wheelchairs, walking frames and braces can help people with disabilities and the elderly gain more independence...

  8. Autism spectrum disorder (support services)

    05 Mar 2019

    There is a range of services available for children and adults who have autism. These include the provision of information, assessment, early intervention therapies, help at school, behaviour support...

  9. Carer rights and recognition

    23 Jan 2019

    Respect, consideration, recognition and support are some of the principles that guide how government departments, local councils and government-funded services work with carers and people who are...

  10. Confidentiality and privacy in healthcare

    03 Jan 2019

    There are laws that set out how healthcare professionals can collect and store your health information and when they are allowed to share it...