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  1. Carer services and support

    11 Oct 2019

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

  2. 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...

  3. What to do after someone dies

    11 Jun 2019

    When someone dies, it will help you to have a written plan of what you need to do including who you need to contact...

  4. 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...

  5. Hospitals feedback and complaints

    15 May 2019

    You have rights when seeking medical care, including a right to comment on your care, and to have your concerns addressed...

  6. Planning for future aged care needs

    01 May 2019 Planning for future aged care needs

    If you are getting older or looking after someone who is older, you may be thinking about getting home help, getting your legal and financial affairs in order or applying for aged care homes (also...

  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. Changing needs and aged care

    15 Mar 2019

    There is a wide range of aged care services available to help meet the health and care needs of older people, including home support services, residential care and services for people leaving hospital...

  9. Elder abuse

    04 Jan 2019

    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...

  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...