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.

DIY First Aid Kit

DIY First Aid Kit

Creating your own First Aid Kit A first aid kit is a must-have for every household. Injuries, both minor and major, can arise at any time. Being ready for some of the surprises that life can throw your way is essential, especially if you have children or elderly...

Tips For Summer With Children

Tips For Summer With Children

Tips For Summer With Children For a healthy summer with growing children, it is important to remember, your child grows at an astonishing rate. These rapid changes mean they require a constant supply of good nutrients and regular movement, in order for healthy growth...

Maintaining mental health during Covid-19

Maintaining mental health during Covid-19

Tips for maintaining mental health during COVID-19 Mental health is equally as important as physical health and during this new confined age of a global pandemic this is more apparent than ever before. Our human need to communicate and interact with each other has...

Avoid dry skin after hand sanitiser

Avoid dry skin after hand sanitiser

Hand Sanitiser leaving your hands feeling dry? We explore the importance of keeping your hands moisturised. Hand sanitiser has recently become a hot ticket item, thanks to the arrival of COVID-19. As we have realised over the last few months, most of us are washing...

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...