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.

Planning Travel in COVID Normal

Planning Travel in COVID Normal

Planning Travel In COVID Normal  As the year kicks off, its human nature to start thinking about the things you would like to achieve.  For many of us, that might be a little bit of travel! After living through a year which saw huge restrictions around travel...

Life After COVID Lockdown

Life After COVID Lockdown

Life after COVID lockdown - considering anxiety in the new normal Living in a “COVID normal” world is a new reality for many across Australia, however depending on where we are located, we are all approaching this from a different situation. People living in Victoria...

Preparing for an Aged Care Christmas in 2020

Preparing for an Aged Care Christmas in 2020

A COVID Christmas   Preparing for an aged care Christmas in 2020. If your family is like most, you probably have yearly Christmas traditions that involve spending time with those you love. But now we’re living amidst a global pandemic, chances are that our Christmas...

Medical Compression Stockings and Summer

Medical Compression Stockings and Summer

Compression stockings and the challenges of summer Medical compression stockings and garments are used to control swelling (oedema) in legs or arms. Often, the conditions which lead to the use of medical compression garments also means that the person has a higher...

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...