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

Mobility At Home

Do you or a loved one still want to live at home, but need a little help? As we age, or undergo medical treatments that restrict our mobility, we need to consider the issue of mobility and safety around the home. Many people want to remain living in their own homes...

A-Z of nutrients and supplements

A-Z of nutrients and supplementsDid you know- one of the keys to healthy living is a diet that is rich in essential vitamins and minerals? However, statistics show that over 90 per cent of Australians have an inadequate intake of vegetables, while half don’t eat...

What’s the right continence pad for me?

What is the right continence pad for me? Incontinence is rarely spoken about, but it’s highly prevalent. In fact, urinary incontinence affects up to 13% of Australian men and up to 37% of Australian women (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2006). Given the...

Caring for aged parents at home

Caring for aged parents at home Thinking about caring for your aging parents at home? With Australia’s aging population set to reach 6.5 million people by 2035, home-based care is becoming an attractive option for many families. As long as providing elderly care at...

The season for toilet training

As the warmer weather approaches, the idea of toilet training creeps into the minds of many parents. Summer may seem like the perfect time to kick toilet training up a notch; your child is wearing fewer clothes which may make getting to the toilet a lot easier.While...

Taking care of yourself after surgery

Taking care of yourself after surgery is going to be an important part of your recovery process. In fact, taking a little time before surgery to plan ahead is a great way to ensure that you are on track to make the best possible recovery. Regardless of the type of...