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 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...

Vitamin D: A practical guide

Vitamin D: A practical guide

Vitamin D: A practical guide One of the most important vitamins that our body needs to stay healthy is vitamin D. What’s even better is that it’s available for free from the sun! However, getting enough of this essential nutrient each day is no easy task. Vitamin D,...

Lacerations & Abrasions

Lacerations & Abrasions

 Lacerations & AbrasionsThe Skin The skin is the largest organ of the body, and it is the first line of defense against disease and any breach in skin integrity has the potential to develop an infection1. The skin has several important functions, it protects the...

What is Andrology?

What is Andrology?

What is Andrology? Andrology, according to the 2017 Dictionary of Gender Studies, is ‘a branch of medicine concerned with diseases specifically affecting men’.  Andrology Australia however, described it as ‘the study of the functions and diseases specific to males,...

How to incorporate consumables into your NDIS plan

How to incorporate consumables into your NDIS plan

How to incorporate consumables into your NDIS plan If you’re a person with disability and you have an NDIS plan, you might have NDIS consumables as part of your NDIS Core Support. NDIS consumables are products you might use in daily life for your disability, like...

5 ways to use Assistive Technology

5 ways to use Assistive Technology

5 ways Assistive Technology (AT) can Provide Independence Assistive technology, sometimes referred to as assistive tech or AT, is any sort of technology or tool that a person with a disability might use to be more independent at home, in their community, or at work....

Toilet Training Essentials

Toilet Training Essentials

Toilet Training Essentials: Top tips, to help you and your toddler Each milestone in your child’s life is a moment to be celebrated. But sometimes achieving these milestones can involve a lot of time and practice. Toilet training is one of those important, yet often...