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.

Nutritional Recipes for Summer

Nutritional Summer RecipesThe Australian Dietary Guidelines recommend that children achieve and maintain a healthy weight, be physically active and consume adequate amounts of nutritious food and drinks to meet their energy needs. In particular, your child should:...

Stay strong this summer

Stay strong this summer    While the festive season and warmer months can be a joyous time, looking after yourself and keeping healthy and strong should still be your top priority. Being outdoors and soaking up the sun can bring a welcome relief for many after...

Accessible beach locations

Australia has a range of accessible beach locations. Check out our state list below to select the accessible beach location closest to you.Queensland Burleigh Heads Beach  Accessible beach matting Floating beach wheelchair Sand beach wheelchair Accessible parking...

Accessible beaches in Australia

With over four million people in Australia living with a disability, there is a need for attractions and recreational activities to be accessible. In Australia's dry and hot summer, there's nothing better than enjoying the fresh ocean breeze and cold water on your...

Health tips for maximum impact

Little Changes, Big Impact For many of us, our health and well-being is vital and we are constantly on the lookout for health tips.  However, reaching for article after article about the extensive changes we must make to improve our health and well-being can be...

Ask the Nurse: About Condom Drainage

Ask the Nurse: Everything you ever wanted to know about Condom Drainage  Condom drainage (also known as male sheaths, uridomes, urisheaths or male external catheters) is a method for men experiencing urinary incontinence to collect and drain their urine. A condom...

Summer Skin Sun Safety

Summer Sun Safety  Did you know sun exposure is the main cause of UV damage and skin ageing?  Prioritise sun safety and protect your skin this summer with one of Australia’s leading broad spectrum sunscreens. Skin - our body's biggest organ  Keeping our skin healthy...

Simple steps to managing incontinence

Simple steps to managing incontinence   Did you know that over 200 million people worldwide experience a form of incontinence? By making just a few simple changes to your lifestyle, you could help reduce the severity of your condition and begin managing your...

Malnutrition and ageing

Malnutrition is something most of us associate with developing countries. However, it occurs right around Australia and is more common than you think. Could you or a family member be at risk? What is malnutrition? According to the World Health Organisation,...