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.

Budgeting & Covid-19

Budgeting & Covid-19

Planning a budget as an NDIS participant during COVID-19 As the year has unfolded, many additional financial concerns have arisen for Australians. For those living with a disability, who rely solely or even partly on access to funding, a tough financial climate can...

Anxiety & Covid-19

Anxiety & Covid-19

Anxious? Worried? Stressed? Panicked? You are not alone. In the time of COVID-19 with rapid changes to our normal routines, significant numbers of people are experiencing a loss of sense of control and safety in their lives. The world as we know is unrecognizable and...

Pressure care cushions to relieve pain and discomfort

Pressure care cushions to relieve pain and discomfort

Pressure care cushions to relieve pain and discomfort Pressure care cushions are a great way to alleviate the pain and discomfort that comes from long periods of sitting. These cushions are designed to reduce the incidence of skin breakdown or pressure sores (often...

What to expect from rehabilitation

What to expect from rehabilitation

What to expect from rehabilitation  If you have been injured or are recovering from a serious illness, you might need to use a rehabilitation service to help you get better. Rehabilitation services are specialised healthcare services that are designed to help people...

Which walking aid is best for me?

Which walking aid is best for me?

Which walking aid is best for me?  Walking aids are perfect for people who struggle with mobility. There are many different types of walking aids available, and choosing the right one for you involves having a good understanding of the walking aids that are available...

How to be comfortable in your electric scooter

How to be comfortable in your electric scooter

If your ability to walk distances is limited, you may be considering getting an electric scooter which is often referred to as a mobility scooter. Mobility scooters are a great way of maintaining some independence as they let you continue with many activities such as...

TAC – What’s covered and how to claim

TAC – What’s covered and how to claim

TAC - what is covered & how to claim If you’ve been injured in a transport accident, you may be eligible to claim some of your expenses through the Transport Accident Commission (TAC). In this article we’ll give you a quick overview of the role of the TAC, what’s...

Bowel Cancer Explained

Bowel Cancer Explained

Bowel Cancer According to the Anti-Cancer Council of Victoria, bowel cancer is the third most common cancer in Australia, with an estimated 15,250 people diagnosed every year. Bowel cancer can have huge implications for not only the individual, but also for their...

Fabulous foods to fight cold and flu

Fabulous foods to fight cold and flu

Fabulous foods to fight cold and flu  Winter not only brings us the colder weather, but it also heralds the beginning of the traditional cold and flu season. However, the cooler months don’t necessarily have to equate with illness. Boosting your diet with nutritious...