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  1. Disability and aged care

    19 Oct 2018

    For older people living with a disability, it can be hard to manage household chores and day-to-day tasks without support. Here are some support services that can help...

  2. Autism spectrum disorder (support services)

    11 Oct 2018

    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...

  3. Chronic or degenerative conditions

    05 Oct 2018

    Find some of the more common degenerative conditions that lead to limited mobility or motor control...

  4. Disability groups and networks

    27 Sep 2018

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

  5. Talking with your doctor about sensitive issues

    24 Sep 2018 Talking with your doctor about sensitive issues

    Building a strong, trusting relationship with your doctor can make it easier to talk with them about sensitive issues...

  6. Unpaid and professional carers

    21 Sep 2018

    The term ‘carer’ can refer to paid and unpaid, professional and ‘lay’ carers...

  7. Early support for a child with disabilities

    17 Aug 2018

    For children diagnosed with a disability, getting the support they need as early as possible will give them the best chance of minimising the long-term effects of the disability...

  8. 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...

  9. Palliative care for the LGBTI community

    11 Mar 2018

    There are end of life and palliative care services that provide safe, inclusive care for people who identify as LGBTI...

  10. Healthcare decision-making – options, benefits and risks

    11 Mar 2018 Healthcare decision-making – options, benefits and risks

    Ask a doctor and research health information when making a health decision. This will include the cost, timing and regularity of medical treatment...