Health Articles

We’ve brought together many of our favourite articles published by our nurses and industry partners, including information sourced from leading healthcare manufacturers.

These articles focus on incontinence,travel, wound care, children’s health, NDIS information, carer and support worker information and nutrition.

 

In sharing this general advice, we hope to help you or someone you care for manage and improve your everyday health.

Mental Health & Continence

Mental Health & Continence

Mental Health & Continence: Seeking Support A diagnosis of a continence issue can trigger several emotions and feelings. If left unchecked, these can have a significant impact on one’s quality of life. Those people who address continence issues by navigating both...

How can I help my child stay dry at night?

How can I help my child stay dry at night?

How can I help my child stay dry at night? Toilet training is a big milestone in every toddler’s (and parent’s) life However, toilet training usually occurs in two phases — Day Training and Night Training — which are two completely different processes. Day training...

Skincare for every season

Skincare for every season

Adjusting your skincare routine for every season Choosing the right type of seasonal skincare is essential to keep your skin looking and feeling its best. Your daily skincare routine should include cleansing, moisturising, and the application of sunscreen each...

Skincare and incontinence

Skincare and incontinence

Skincare and incontinence Living with incontinence is an everyday challenge made even more difficult when skin irritation and conditions flare up. Unless incontinence skincare also becomes part of your daily routine, you could end up with some very uncomfortable or...

Best skincare routine for elderly skin

Best skincare routine for elderly skin

What’s the best skincare routine for elderly skin? As we age, our body goes through all kinds of changes. Even our skin changes as wrinkles become deeper and permanent, and skin becomes thinner and loses fat, causing our veins and bones to be more visible. All of this...

The worst disease you’ve never heard of

The worst disease you’ve never heard of

Epidermolysis Bullosa – ‘The worst disease you’ve never heard of.'What is Epidermolysis Bullosa? Epidermolysis Bullosa is a rare skin disorder. Patients that suffer with EB have an issue with the glue that helps their skin cells stick to one another. This means that...

Mental strength for men

Mental strength for men

Finding Strength through Prioritising Your Mental Health – a Guide for Australian Men Gentlemen, are you too manly to seek an unmanly solution for an unmanly problem that you are too manly to acknowledge in the first place? If so, I wish you luck in navigating your...

Common health concerns for men

Common health concerns for men

Health at All Ages: Common Health Concerns for Men When asked, ‘What are the key health issues faced by Australian men?’ I have a mixed reaction. Firstly, how good that men’s health is front of mind, and secondly, I wish men would ask me this question as opposed to...