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Victorian resources - 370

Abuse

Title: Calling 000
Summary: In the case of an emergency dial 000 [triple zero] and ask for ambulance.

Title: Custody to Secretary Order - Information for Parents
Summary: This fact sheet explains the implication of a decision by the Children's Court to grant custody of a child to the Secretary of the Department of Human Services.

Title: Custody to Secretary Order - Information for Young People
Summary: This fact sheet explains the implication of a decision by the Children's Court to grant custody of a child to the Secretary of the Department of Human Services.

Title: Custody to Third Party Order - Information for Caregivers
Summary: This fact sheet briefly describes the responsibility of a caregiver who has been granted custody of a child by the Children's Court.

Title: Custody to Third Party Order - Information for Parents
Summary: This fact sheet briefly describes the responsibility of a caregiver who has been granted custody of a child by the Children's Court.

Title: Custody to Third Party Order - Information for Young People
Summary: This fact sheet briefly describes the responsibility of a caregiver who has been granted custody of a child by the Children's Court.

Title: Family Violence Mens Help
Summary: If your friend, neighbour or family member is being hurt or abused by their partner, you can help make a difference.

Title: Family Violence Womens Help
Summary: If your friend, neighbour or family member is being hurt or abused by their partner, you can help make a difference.

Title: Guardianship to Secretary Order - Information for Parents
Summary: This fact sheet explains the implications of the decision of a magistrate of the Children's Court to grant guardianship of a child to the Secretary of the Department of Human Services. It also describes the role that the protective worker will have in the life the child during the period of the guardianship.

Title: Guardianship to the Secretary Order - Information for young people
Summary: This fact sheet explains the implications of the decision of a magistrate of the Children's Court to grant guardianship of a child to the Secretary of the Department of Human Services. It also describes the role that the protective worker will have in the life the child during the period of the guardianship.

Title: Interim Protection Orders - Information for Parents
Summary: This fact sheet explains what an Interim Protection Order is and what its implications are as far the child and parents are concerned.

Title: Interim Protection Orders - Information for Young People
Summary: This fact sheet explains what an Interim Protection Order is and what its implications are as far the child and parents are concerned.

Title: Safe at home: how to get a family violence intervention order
Summary: This free booklet is for people who are experiencing family violence. It has information about steps you can take to make sure you and your children are safe in your family and where to get help.

Title: Safe at home: What can I do about family violence?
Summary: This free booklet is for people who are experiencing family violence. It has information about steps you can take to make sure you and your children are safe in your family and where to get help.

Title: Supervised Custody Order - Information for Caregivers
Summary: This fact sheet explains what a Supervised Custody Order is and what its implications are.

Title: Supervised Custody Order - Information for Parents
Summary: This fact sheet explains what a Supervised Custody Order is and what its implications are.

Title: Supervised Custody Order - Information for Young People
Summary: This fact sheet explains what a Supervised Custody Order is and what its implications are.

Title: The Children's Court - Information for Parents
Summary: This fact sheet explains the role of the Children' Court when a Protection Application has been taken out by a protective worker.

Title: The Children's Court - Information for Young People
Summary: This fact sheet explains the role of the Children' Court when a Protection Application has been taken out by a protective worker.

Title: When Child Protection Workers Visit - Information for Parents
Summary: This fact sheet explains the reasons behind a visit by a protective worker and what may happen as a result of it.

Title: When Child Protection Workers Visit - Information for Young People
Summary: This fact sheet explains the reasons behind a visit by a protective worker and what may happen as a resulf of it.

Cancer

Title: A Vaccine to Prevent Cervical Cancer
Summary: Some types of the human papilloma virus (HPV) have been linked to cervical cancer. A vaccine is now available to protect against two types of HPV that cause around 70% of cervical cancers.

Title: Abnormal Pap test results
Summary: The Pap test is a quick and simple test to check for abnormal changes to the cells of the cervix. If these changes are found and managed early, up to 90% of the most common type of cervical cancer may be prevented.

Title: Being Sunsmart
Summary: This fact sheet provides brief information about sun protection, skin cancer and how to prevent it.

Title: Being SunSmart in Victoria
Summary: This information sheet provides advice on sun protection and the prevention and detection of skin cancer.

Title: Breast awareness for all women
Summary: Finding breast cancer early: a guide to breast health

Title: Breastscreening - Is Breastscreening for You?
Summary: This pamphlet provides general information about breastscreening, its purpose and safety.

Title: Cancer that cannot be cured
Summary: Information about treatment options, treating symptoms and where to get help when a person has cancer that cannot be cured.

Title: Diagnosing Cancer
Summary: This information sheet explains various tests for cancer.

Title: Eating well during (cancer) treatment
Summary: People with cancer often have difficulty with eating. This factsheet offers suggestions for how to maintain a health diet.

Title: Finding bowel cancer early
Summary: This fact sheet explains the symptoms of bowel cancer and suggests ways to prevent and detect bowel cancer.

Title: Finding breast cancer early: a guide to breast health
Summary: This fact sheet encourages women to learn how to check their breasts regularly.

Title: Information for women with early breast cancer
Summary: This booklet aims to give information to women with early breast cancer, their partners, family and friends. The booklet will help you make decisions about your treatment and care, but it is not a substitute for your doctor’s advice.

Title: Learning to relax when you have cancer
Summary: This factsheet offers information and practical suggestions about dealing with tension and anxiety when you have cancer.

Title: Pap tests after hysterectomy
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Title: Prostate cancer: testing and treatment - what you need to know
Summary: This factsheets answers some common questions about prostate problems.

Title: Prostate Cancer: Interpreting the PSA test
Summary: We don't suggest that no-one should be tested. Instead, men should find out all the information they need and make informed decisions.

Title: Prostate Cancer: Should I be tested?
Summary: Prostate cancer occurs mainly in men over 50 years and is the most common male cancer after skin cancer. Many men are aware of others at the same age who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer.

Title: Registration and consent form
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Title: Treating cancer
Summary: This factsheets outlines the different types of treatments used to treat cancer and suggests what questions you should ask your doctor.

Title: What is cancer?
Summary: Explains what cancer is, how it beings and how it spreads.

Children's health

Title: After you have separated: making arrangements about the children
Summary: This free fact sheet has information on the law in Australia and making arrangements for the children after you have separated.

Title: Apnoea Bradycardia in Premature Babies
Summary: The information in this fact sheet aims to describe a common pattern of breathing seen in very premature infants.

Title: Atopic Eczema (Dermatitis)
Summary: This fact sheet provides information about atopic or infantile eczema, how it occurs, what may cause it, how it can be prevented and treated.

Title: Autism Spectrum Disorder Info Pack
Summary: An Autism Spectrum Disorder is a developmental condition which affects three main areas: the ability of the individual to communicate, to socialise, and to think flexibly. It affects the way that individuals are able to interact with others and they often find the world to be a confusing place.

Title: Baby Massage
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Title: Birthmarks
Summary: This fact sheet provides information about birthmarks, what the most common types, where they occur and whether they require treatment.

Title: Candida (Thrush) in Babies
Summary: This fact sheet provides information about candida (thrush) in babies, how it occurs, what may cause it, how it is treated.

Title: Chicken Pox
Summary: This fact sheet provides information about chicken pox, how it occurs, what causes it, what needs to be done in order to prevent infecting others and how it is treated.

Title: Child care services are community centres
Summary: When your child attends a child care service you are provided with a unique opportunity to be supported in your parenting role as well as have your child in care.

Title: Conversations with Babies
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Title: Culturally and Linguistically diverse (CALD) families
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Title: Dads and Child Care Services
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Title: Erythema (Toxicum) Neonatorum
Summary: Erythema neonatorum is very common, occurring in up to 50% of healthy newborn babies. It appears as blotchy redness over most of the body that comes and goes. In more darkly coloured skin this may be purple or dark brown. The child is completely well and is not troubled by the rash.

Title: Family and Health
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Title: Giving Medication
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Title: Head Lice - Treating and Controlling Head Lice
Summary: Information about detection, treatment, control and prevention.

Title: Healthy Teeth in Child Care
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Title: Hepatitis B (infants)
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Title: Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores)
Summary: This fact sheet provides information about herpes simplex (cold sores) in children, how it occurs, what may cause it, how it can be prevented and treated.

Title: Illness in Childcare - The Common Cold
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Title: Impetigo - School Sores
Summary: This fact sheet provides about impetigo (or school sores), how they occur, what may cause them, how they can be prevented and treated.

Title: Improving Care for Sick and Premature Babies
Summary: The Newborn Intensive and Special Care (NISC) nurseries at the Women's provide the best possible care for babies. To maintain the highest level of care we are continually updating our practice by carrying out careful research studies.

Title: Infantile Seborrhoeic Dermatitis - Cradle Cap
Summary: This fact sheet provides information about infantile seborrhoeic dermatitis, how it occurs, what may cause it, how it can be prevented and treated.

Title: Insect bites
Summary: This fact sheet provides information about insects bites, what they are, where they occur and how they are treated.

Title: Measles, mumps and rubella
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Title: Miliaria - Sweat or Heath Rash
Summary: This fact sheet provides information about miliaria (also known as sweat or heat rash), how it occurs, what may cause it, how it is prevented and treated.

Title: Molluscum Contagiosum
Summary: This fact sheet provides information about Molluscum Contagiosum, especially in children. It describes how it occurs, what causes it and how it is treated.

Title: Music Experiences for Young Children
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Title: Nappy Rash
Summary: This fact sheet provides information about nappy rash, how it occurs, what may cause it, how it is treated.

Title: Outdoor Play
Summary: New pressures and changing social conditions increasingly limit children's experiences of the outdoors.

Title: Parent's Guide to Good Vision
Summary: Many children try to adapt to their vision problem without knowing they could see better. As a parent you are best placed to detect the signs of a potential vision problem.

Title: Passive Smoking - How does it affect your child?
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Title: Pediculosis - Head Lice
Summary: This fact sheet provides information about pediculosis or head lice, what it is, how it can be prevented, how it can be treated,

Title: Polilmyelitis (polio)
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Title: Pre-eclampsia Explained
Summary: Pre-eclampsia is an illness that occurs during or immediately after pregnancy. It can affect both the mother and the baby.

Title: Recognising serious illness in young children
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Title: Reducing Infectious Diseases
Summary: It is natural that as children begin to have more contact with the wider world they become more exposed to viruses and bacteria that can cause disease.

Title: Resilience
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Title: Responsive care giving for infants
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Title: Resuscitation
Summary: If your baby is not breathing this fact sheet will explain how to perform reusitation on your baby.

Title: Rotavirus
Summary: Rotavirus is the most common cause of severe gastroenteritis in infants and young children in Australia.

Title: Rubella - Facts, Prevention and Treatment
Summary: This document contains information on Rubella, including Facts, Prevention and Treatment

Title: Safety Centre Posters
Summary: 6 safety centre posters covering Falls prevention, Water safety, Outdoor safety,Poisoning prevention, Burns & scalds prevention, Choking and suffocation

Title: Scabies
Summary: This fact sheet provides information about scabies, what it is, how it is prevented to spread and how it is treated.

Title: Services for families and children
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Title: Skin Care in Babies and Young Children
Summary: This fact sheet provides general information for carers about how to take care of babies' and children's skin. It explains the nature of baby skin, what are the best products to use as well as where to seek further advice.

Title: Starting primary school? School entry immunisation status certificates
Summary: Vaccination at four years of age is important. This fact sheet explains the school entry immunisation certificate.

Title: The first step: getting help to reach agreement with the other parent
Summary: This free fact sheet is for parents who are no longer in a relationship together, or are thinking about separating. It has informaion for parents making decisions about the children's future. There are services that can help separated parents try to agree about the children. This is called family dispute resolution.

Title: Tinea (Ringworm and Athlete's Foot)
Summary: This fact sheet provides information about tinea in babies and children, how it occurs, what may cause it, how it can be prevented and treated.

Title: Tooth tips [0-12 months]
Summary: Tooth tips 0 - 12 months, for parents, grandparents and carers. Eat well. Drink well. Early feeding. Clean well. Teething. Tips for temporary relief.

Title: Tooth tips [12 - 18 months]
Summary: Tooth tips for children 1 to 2 years of age, for parents, grandparents and carers. Eat well. Drink well. Clean well. Thumb and finger sucking

Title: Tooth Tips [18 months - 6 years]
Summary: Tooth tips for 2 to 6 years old. Aimed at parents, grandparents and carers. Eat well. Drink well. Clean well. Dental visits. Tips on toothbrushing. Did you know?

Title: Transition to School
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Title: Urticaria (Hives)
Summary: This fact sheet provides information about urticaria (hives), how it occurs, what may cause it, how it is treated.

Title: Viral Exanthems - Rashes Associated with Viruses
Summary: This fact sheet provides about rashes which are associated with viral infections. It briefly describes the most common ones and how they manifest themselves.

Title: Vitamin D - Essential for your growing child
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Title: Warts
Summary: This fact sheet provides information about warts, especially in children. It describes how they occurs, what causes the and how they are treated.

Title: Water - The drink for children
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Digestive system

Title: Campylobacteriosis
Summary: Information about symptoms, transmission and prevention.

Title: Hepatitis A : The facts
Summary: Information about symptoms, transmission, prevention, immunisation and treatment.

Title: Salmonellosis
Summary: Information about symptoms, transmission, inadequate cooking, cross-contamination, prevention strategies, safe food storage and handling and safe microwave cooking.

Disabilities

Title: Aged and Disability services
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Title: Aged and Disability Services
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Title: Companion card - Cardholder handbook
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Title: Definition of HACC Personal Care and Home Care
Summary: This fact sheet provides a definition of the terms 'personal care' and 'home care' as they apply to the provision of services to older people and people with disabilities under the Home and Community Care Program.

Title: Enduring Powers of Guardianship
Summary: Guide to planning ahead for future personal and lifestyle decisions. Information about appointing an enduring power of guardianship, a legal document where you (the donor) give someone (the attorney) the power to make personal and lifestyle decisions for you - like agreeing to where you live and the services you receive.

Title: Guardianship
Summary: Guardianship is the appointment of a person to make decisions for an adult with a disability when they are unable to do so.

Title: HACC Program News
Summary: This is a newsletter-style resource providing an overview of services available for older people and people with a disability as part of the Home and Community Care (HACC) Program. It includes contact details for relevant services in the Eastern Melbourne area.

Title: Medical / Dental Treatment for Patients Who Cannot Consent - The Person Responsible
Summary: Guide to consent to medical/dental treatment for a person who cannot consent. Information about the ‘person responsible’ and the medical/dental treatment decisions the can and cannot make under the Medical Treatment Act and the Mental Health Act on behalf of someone with a decision-making disability.

Title: Your Rights and Responsibilities as a HACC Services User
Summary: Information about the rights and responsibilities of HACC services users.

Discrimination

Title: Information on discrimination
Summary: Victorian law protects people from discrimination, sexual harassment, victimisation, and racial and religious vilification.

Diseases and conditions

Title: Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)
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Title: Head Lice - Treating and Controlling Head Lice
Summary: Information about detection, treatment, control and prevention.

Title: Irritant Hand Dermatitis (Eczema)
Summary: This fact sheet provides information about irritant hand dermatitis (or eczema), how it occurs, what causes it and how it is treated.

Title: Motor Neurone Disease - Some Facts
Summary: Basic information about Motor Neurone Disease in the form of frequently asked questions.

Title: Move, Move, Move
Summary: A single page flyer for all patients as a quick, simple message on prevention.

Title: Pediculosis - Head Lice
Summary: This fact sheet provides information about pediculosis or head lice, what it is, how it can be prevented, how it can be treated,

Title: Polilmyelitis (polio)
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Title: Reducing Infectious Diseases
Summary: It is natural that as children begin to have more contact with the wider world they become more exposed to viruses and bacteria that can cause disease.

Title: Rotavirus
Summary: Rotavirus is the most common cause of severe gastroenteritis in infants and young children in Australia.

Title: Scabies
Summary: This fact sheet provides information about scabies, what it is, how it is prevented to spread and how it is treated.

Title: Tuberculosis - The Facts
Summary: Information about transmission, symptoms, testing and meaning of test results, treatment and immunisation.

Title: Tuberculosis Treatment
Summary: Information for people who are to start tuberculosis treatment. It includes potential side effects of main TB medications.

Emergency

Title: Calling 000
Summary: In the case of an emergency dial 000 [triple zero] and ask for ambulance.

Title: Calling an Ambulance
Summary: Step by step instructions on how to call an ambulance and the questions that will be asked by the emergency services operator.

Title: Emergency contraception
Summary: If you had sex without contraception, or had problems with your regular method (missed pills, broken condom), emergency contraception can help prevent unplanned pregnancy.

Title: Safety and Emergencies
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Environment

Title: Early Fire Safe Fact Sheet 1
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Title: Early Fire Safe Fact Sheet 2
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Title: Early Fire Safe Fact Sheet 3
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Title: Early Fire Safe Fact Sheet 4
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Title: Rubbish Collection
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Eyes

Title: Parent's Guide to Good Vision
Summary: Many children try to adapt to their vision problem without knowing they could see better. As a parent you are best placed to detect the signs of a potential vision problem.

Title: Patient Information Brochures
Summary: Guide's to getting to the eye and ear hospital located in East Melbourne.

Feet

Title: Tinea (Ringworm and Athlete's Foot)
Summary: This fact sheet provides information about tinea in babies and children, how it occurs, what may cause it, how it can be prevented and treated.

Heart

Title: Healthy Heart habits
Summary: Coronary heart disease is one of the main causes of heart attacks. It affects both men and women. There is no single cause for coronary heart disease. However there are known risk factors that increase your chance of developing it.

Title: Will you recognise your heart attack - Action plan
Summary: Guide to recognising your heart attack.

Title: Will you recognise your heart attack?
Summary: The most common warning signs of a heart attack are outlined below.

Hepatitis

Title: Hepatitis B - The Facts
Summary: Information about causes, symptoms, the meaning of carrier, transmission, prevention, immunisation, potential side effects of immunisation and who should be immunised.

Title: Hepatitis B (infants)
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Title: Hepatitis B Vaccine - Year 7 School-based Immunisation Program
Summary: This resource provides information about hepatitis B and the Year 7 school-based immunisation program. It includes a consent form that needs to be completed by parents or guardians.

Title: Hepatitis C - The Facts
Summary: Information about symptoms, transmission, prevention, management of infection, availability of treatment, testing and discrimination. Harm reduction strategies for people who inject drugs are included.

HIV/AIDS

Title: HIV/AIDS - Your Questions Answered
Summary: Information about HIV/AIDS, its causes, testing, transmission and treatment.

Hygiene

Title: Food Poisoning and how to prevent it
Summary: Information about what food poisoning is, why it happens and what people that work with food can do to prevent it.

Title: Hygiene and Infection Control
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Title: Hygienic Food Preparation and Handling
Summary: Information on preparing, handling, cooling, freezing, thawing, packing and serving food for workers in the food industry.

Title: Listeria - The Facts
Summary: Information about transmission, symptoms, treatment, prevention and safe food handling and storage.

Title: Personal Hygiene for People Working with Food
Summary: Information about appropriate guidelines for personal hygiene, hand washing, treatment of cuts and wounds for people in the food industry.

Title: Rotavirus
Summary: Rotavirus is the most common cause of severe gastroenteritis in infants and young children in Australia.

Immunisation

Title: A reminder for parents about immunisation
Summary: It's not only babies, toddlers and children who need to be immunised against common childhood illnesses - parents, grandparents and carers do too. You could unwittingly give a serious illness to your child if your immunisation status is not kept up-to-date.

Title: Adolescent Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis (Whooping Cough) - Year 10 school based immunisation program
Summary: This resource includes some brief information about the above conditions and the school-based immunisation program as well as a consent form which needs to be completed by parents or guardians.

Title: Chickenpox (varicella)
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Title: Diphtheria & tetanus
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Title: Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough) and poliomyelitis (polio)
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Title: Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough) and poliomyelitis (polio) and haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)
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Title: Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)
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Title: Hepatitis B (infants)
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Title: Hepatitis B Vaccine - Year 7 School-based Immunisation Program
Summary: This resource provides information about hepatitis B and the Year 7 school-based immunisation program. It includes a consent form that needs to be completed by parents or guardians.

Title: Polilmyelitis (polio)
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Title: Rotavirus
Summary: Rotavirus is the most common cause of severe gastroenteritis in infants and young children in Australia.

Title: Rubella - Facts, Prevention and Treatment
Summary: This document contains information on Rubella, including Facts, Prevention and Treatment

Title: Starting primary school? School entry immunisation status certificates
Summary: Vaccination at four years of age is important. This fact sheet explains the school entry immunisation certificate.

Title: Tuberculosis - The Facts
Summary: Information about transmission, symptoms, testing and meaning of test results, treatment and immunisation.

Title: Tuberculosis Treatment
Summary: Information for people who are to start tuberculosis treatment. It includes potential side effects of main TB medications.

Infections

Title: Campylobacteriosis
Summary: Information about symptoms, transmission and prevention.

Title: Candida (Thrush) in Babies
Summary: This fact sheet provides information about candida (thrush) in babies, how it occurs, what may cause it, how it is treated.

Title: Chicken Pox
Summary: This fact sheet provides information about chicken pox, how it occurs, what causes it, what needs to be done in order to prevent infecting others and how it is treated.

Title: Hepatitis A : The facts
Summary: Information about symptoms, transmission, prevention, immunisation and treatment.

Title: Hepatitis B - The Facts
Summary: Information about causes, symptoms, the meaning of carrier, transmission, prevention, immunisation, potential side effects of immunisation and who should be immunised.

Title: Hepatitis B Vaccine - Year 7 School-based Immunisation Program
Summary: This resource provides information about hepatitis B and the Year 7 school-based immunisation program. It includes a consent form that needs to be completed by parents or guardians.

Title: Hepatitis C - The Facts
Summary: Information about symptoms, transmission, prevention, management of infection, availability of treatment, testing and discrimination. Harm reduction strategies for people who inject drugs are included.

Title: Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores)
Summary: This fact sheet provides information about herpes simplex (cold sores) in children, how it occurs, what may cause it, how it can be prevented and treated.

Title: HIV/AIDS - Your Questions Answered
Summary: Information about HIV/AIDS, its causes, testing, transmission and treatment.

Title: Hygiene and Infection Control
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Title: Impetigo - School Sores
Summary: This fact sheet provides about impetigo (or school sores), how they occur, what may cause them, how they can be prevented and treated.

Title: Mastitis
Summary: Mastitis is inflammation of the breast, which may lead to infection.

Title: Measles, mumps and rubella
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Title: Molluscum Contagiosum
Summary: This fact sheet provides information about Molluscum Contagiosum, especially in children. It describes how it occurs, what causes it and how it is treated.

Title: Reducing Infectious Diseases
Summary: It is natural that as children begin to have more contact with the wider world they become more exposed to viruses and bacteria that can cause disease.

Title: Safe retrieval and disposal of needles and syringes
Summary: This resource provides information on how to dispose of need and syringes safely and what to do in case of a needle stick injury.

Title: Salmonellosis
Summary: Information about symptoms, transmission, inadequate cooking, cross-contamination, prevention strategies, safe food storage and handling and safe microwave cooking.

Title: Scabies
Summary: This fact sheet provides information about scabies, what it is, how it is prevented to spread and how it is treated.

Title: Tinea (Ringworm and Athlete's Foot)
Summary: This fact sheet provides information about tinea in babies and children, how it occurs, what may cause it, how it can be prevented and treated.

Title: Warts
Summary: This fact sheet provides information about warts, especially in children. It describes how they occurs, what causes the and how they are treated.

Kidney and bladder

Title: Healthy Bladder and Bowel Habits for Women: A Guide for the childbearing years
Summary: Many women have bladder and bowel control problems. Often the first signs of poor control happens during pregnancy or following childbirth. But it not just women who have had babies many women who have not been pregnant have poor bladder and bowel control.

Title: Trial of void
Summary: Trial of void is a test to check bladder function. This is an instructional fact sheet for patients of the Women's explaining the procedure

Men's Health

Title: Family Violence Mens Help
Summary: If your friend, neighbour or family member is being hurt or abused by their partner, you can help make a difference.

Palliative care

Title: Palliative Care - Relief Comfort and Support
Summary: This is a brochure about palliative care and information about care teams.

Parenting

Title: A parent's guide to P plate driving
Summary: Victoria's Graduated Licensing System helps young drivers stay safe by introducing them to driving in stages.

Title: A reminder for parents about immunisation
Summary: It's not only babies, toddlers and children who need to be immunised against common childhood illnesses - parents, grandparents and carers do too. You could unwittingly give a serious illness to your child if your immunisation status is not kept up-to-date.

Title: After you have separated: making arrangements about the children
Summary: This free fact sheet has information on the law in Australia and making arrangements for the children after you have separated.

Title: Apnoea Bradycardia in Premature Babies
Summary: The information in this fact sheet aims to describe a common pattern of breathing seen in very premature infants.

Title: Autism Spectrum Disorder Info Pack
Summary: An Autism Spectrum Disorder is a developmental condition which affects three main areas: the ability of the individual to communicate, to socialise, and to think flexibly. It affects the way that individuals are able to interact with others and they often find the world to be a confusing place.

Title: Dads and Child Care Services
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Title: Duty of care
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Title: Living with Down Syndrome
Summary: Down syndrome is a common genetic condition. It's not an illness or disease.

Title: Music Experiences for Young Children
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Title: Outdoor Play
Summary: New pressures and changing social conditions increasingly limit children's experiences of the outdoors.

Title: Parent's Guide to Good Vision
Summary: Many children try to adapt to their vision problem without knowing they could see better. As a parent you are best placed to detect the signs of a potential vision problem.

Title: Parent-Professional Partnerships
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Title: Parentline
Summary: Parentline is a statewide service available to families with children from birth to eighteen years within Victoria, Australia. Parentline operates seven days a week. Professional telephone counsellors provide counselling, information and contact details for community services.

Title: Planning for the future
Summary: The booklet is divided into sections to assist families to navigate the options available when implementing a plan for the future. While systems can be set in place to safeguard the financial future of their family member, planning for the future requires much more than just an understanding of the legal processes available. Planning for the future is about taking steps now to put plans into place, and not just about when you are older and can no longer provide the level of care the person needs.

Title: Post mortem examination
Summary: This information is for families whose baby has died at the Royal Women's Hospital. While some of the information will be relevant to families elsewhere, not all hospitals follow the same procedures.

Title: Reading with Young Children
Summary: Reading with young children (0-5 years) needs to be promoted to families and all members of the community as a fun and integral part of a child's daily routine.

Title: Resilience
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Title: Responsive care giving for infants
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Title: Talking with Childcare Professionals about your Child
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Title: The first step: getting help to reach agreement with the other parent
Summary: This free fact sheet is for parents who are no longer in a relationship together, or are thinking about separating. It has informaion for parents making decisions about the children's future. There are services that can help separated parents try to agree about the children. This is called family dispute resolution.

Title: The Social Baby
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Title: Tooth Tips [18 months - 6 years]
Summary: Tooth tips for 2 to 6 years old. Aimed at parents, grandparents and carers. Eat well. Drink well. Clean well. Dental visits. Tips on toothbrushing. Did you know?

Title: Transition to School
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Physical activity

Title: Physical Activity in Early Education and Care
Summary: Fact sheet explaining the importance of being physically active from a young age and the role it plays in childhood development.

Pregnancy and post-natal

Title: Breastfeeding your baby
Summary: This 16 page booklet is for mothers who are starting to breastfeed. In it you will find information on how to get started and how to avoid common problems.

Title: Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS)
Summary: Chorionic villus sampling (CVS) is a test that checks the pregnancy for genetic abnormalities. The pregnancy can be tested by taking a small sample of the developing placenta. CVS is a specific test

Title: Early pregnancy - before your first pregnancy appointment
Summary: This fact sheet is for women die to attend the Women's for their antenatal care. It discusses the early pregnancy checks and tests that women should ask their local doctor about and the services at the Women's they should be aware of prior to the first appointment.

Title: Early pregnancy - common discomforts of pregnancy
Summary: It is quite normal to have a few discomforts in early pregnancy. Sometimes they can become quite severe and you may need to talk to your doctor about what to do.

Title: Early pregnancy - how to take care of yourself
Summary: There are a number of things that you can do before you get pregnant, and in the early weeks, to encourage a healthy pregnancy. Read this fact sheet for tips to help you in early pregnancy.

Title: Eczema / Candida (Thrush) of the Nipple
Summary: This fact sheet provides information about eczema and candida (or thrush) of the nipple for lactating women. It gives information on how to prevent it and treat it.

Title: Epidural information
Summary: This information is for women having an epidural during labour at the Women's. It explains what an epidural is, why you are having one and how it is administered.

Title: Having your baby at the Women's - Things to bring into hospital
Summary: This list is for women who are coming to the Royal Women's Hospital to have their baby.

Title: Improving Care for Sick and Premature Babies
Summary: The Newborn Intensive and Special Care (NISC) nurseries at the Women's provide the best possible care for babies. To maintain the highest level of care we are continually updating our practice by carrying out careful research studies.

Title: Improving your Recovery After Birth - Physiotherapy Advice
Summary: After you have given birth we recommend that you follow some simple steps which will improve your postnatal recovery.

Title: Jaundice and your newborn baby
Summary: Newborn babies often appear to have a yellowish tinge to their skin. This is called jaundice. It happens when a chemical called bilirubin builds up in the baby's blood and tissues. In most babies jaundice is a normal event and not serious. It will nearly always disappear gradually within days without the need for any special treatment.

Title: Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy
Summary: 'Morning sickness' can occur at any time of the day. The cause is unknown although it has been linked to changes in the levels of various hormones during pregnancy.

Title: Post-partum Hair Loss
Summary: This fact sheet provides information about hair loss experience by women after giving birth. It explains why it happens and whether treatment is necessary.

Title: Pre-eclampsia Explained
Summary: Pre-eclampsia is an illness that occurs during or immediately after pregnancy. It can affect both the mother and the baby.

Title: Skin Care in Babies and Young Children
Summary: This fact sheet provides general information for carers about how to take care of babies' and children's skin. It explains the nature of baby skin, what are the best products to use as well as where to seek further advice.

Title: The contraceptive pill
Summary: Using a worry free contraception that suits you is your best protection against unplanned pregnancy. Contraceptive pills are the options discussed in this fact sheet.

Title: Ultrasound
Summary: Ultrasound examinations use high frequency sound waves to look inside the body. This fact sheet is for women who may undergo this procedure during pregnancy. It provides an overview of the purpose of the procedure and how to prepare for it.

Safety

Title: A parent's guide to P plate driving
Summary: Victoria's Graduated Licensing System helps young drivers stay safe by introducing them to driving in stages.

Title: Early Fire Safe Fact Sheet 1
Summary:

Title: Early Fire Safe Fact Sheet 2
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Title: Early Fire Safe Fact Sheet 3
Summary:

Title: Early Fire Safe Fact Sheet 4
Summary:

Title: Family Violence - Information for Women
Summary: The information in this fact sheet is for immigrant and refugee women. It aims to raise awareness about family violence and your health. It also talks about seeking help, where to go, who to contact and what happens when you talk to a health professional about your situation.

Title: Fire orders
Summary:

Title: Guide for Learners
Summary: This book will help you make the most of your practice sessions, get the essential driving experience you need and keep track of your progress as you work towards your Ps.

Title: Home Fire Safety
Summary: CFA attends more than 1000 house fires every year. Most fatal fires occur in the home, but the real tragedy is that many of these could be avoided.

Title: Outdoor Play
Summary: New pressures and changing social conditions increasingly limit children's experiences of the outdoors.

Title: Personal Hygiene for People Working with Food
Summary: Information about appropriate guidelines for personal hygiene, hand washing, treatment of cuts and wounds for people in the food industry.

Title: Road to Solo Driving Introduction
Summary: The Road to Solo Driving handbook is designed to help you understand the road rules, know your legal responsibilities and prepare you for the challenges of driving.

Title: Road to Solo Driving Part 1
Summary: New solo drivers have a high risk of crashing because they don't have as much experience as other drivers.

Title: Road to Solo Driving Part 2
Summary: The more you do something, the better you get. This is true in everything people do. Whether it's sport, music, work, or anything else - practice and experience lead to better skills.

Title: Road to Solo Driving Part 3
Summary: Driving involves risk - a risk that you may crash and that you or others may be injured or killed. Good drivers aim to reduce and manage the risk.

Title: Road to Solo Driving Part 4
Summary: There is more to driving than just knowing the road rules. However, knowing the basic road rules is essential.

Title: Safe retrieval and disposal of needles and syringes
Summary: This resource provides information on how to dispose of need and syringes safely and what to do in case of a needle stick injury.

Title: Safety and Emergencies
Summary:

Title: Safety Centre Posters
Summary: 6 safety centre posters covering Falls prevention, Water safety, Outdoor safety,Poisoning prevention, Burns & scalds prevention, Choking and suffocation

Title: Your Guide to Food Safety
Summary:

Sexual Health

Title: Contraception - Your choices
Summary: Using a worry free contraception that suits you is your best protection against unplanned pregnancy. Your options are explained in this fact sheet.

Title: LARC - Long acting reversible contraception
Summary: If you're having sex and you don't want to get pregnant, you need to use contraception. Long acting reversible contraception, such as intra uterine devices (IUDs), contraceptive implants and contraceptive injections, may be the choice for you.

Title: The contraceptive pill
Summary: Using a worry free contraception that suits you is your best protection against unplanned pregnancy. Contraceptive pills are the options discussed in this fact sheet.

Smoking

Title: Certified Specialist Tobacconist
Summary:

Title: New tobacco laws
Summary: Legislation governing tobacco products and smoking in Victoria has come a long way over the past four years with the Victorian Government implementing a raft of tobacco reforms including: • reforms addressing youth smoking such as increasing the penalties for selling cigarettes to minors (November 2000) • smoke-free dining laws (1 July 2001) • smoke-free shopping centre laws (1 November 2001) • smoking restrictions in licensed premises, gaming and bingo venues, and the Casino (1 September 2002) • restricting tobacco advertising and displays within tobacco retail outlets (July 2001 through to January 2002).

Title: Passive Smoking - How does it affect your child?
Summary:

Title: Tobacco retailer fact sheet
Summary: This booklet explains how the laws affecting shops that sell tobacco will work and what you need to do in order to comply with these laws.

Women's Health

Title: Amniocentesis
Summary: An amniocentesis is a test in which a small sample of liquor (water) is taken from around the developing baby. This fact sheet explains how the procedure takes place, what type of tests are carried out on the fluid, who is usually offered to undergo this procedure, the potential risks (if any) associated with the procedure as well as giving guidance on how to prepare for the test.

Title: Bone Health - Preventing Osteoporosis
Summary: Bone is living tissue made up of specialised bone cells. Like the rest of our bodies, bone is constantly being broken down and renewed. During childhood, more bone is made than is broken down, which is how bones grow. Bone growth is nearly complete by the end of puberty, with only a small increase in bone strength occurring after the later teenage years.

Title: Breast awareness for all women
Summary: Finding breast cancer early: a guide to breast health

Title: Breast biopsy tests
Summary: Your specialist at the Breast Clinic has arranged tests to investigate a change in your breast. The tests that we will explain in this sheet are called biopsies. They are used to investigate lumps or other changes in the breast.

Title: Breast changes - Fibroadenomas
Summary: Fibroadenomas are a type of non-cancerous breast lump. They can range in size from smaller than a marble to as large as a golf ball. This information sheet explains what a fibroadenoma is, how it is diagnosed and treated.

Title: Breast changes - what's normal
Summary: Breasts change a lot over a woman's life. This information sheet will explain what normal changes are and why they have occurred.

Title: Breast Cysts
Summary: Your doctor has found that you have a cyst in your breast. This information will explain what a breast cyst is, how it is diagnosed and treated.

Title: Breast imaging tests
Summary: This information is for women who are to have a breast ultrasound or mammogram to investigate changes in their breast.

Title: Breast soreness
Summary: Breast soreness is very common. It affects most women at some time in their lives.

Title: Breastfeeding your baby
Summary: This 16 page booklet is for mothers who are starting to breastfeed. In it you will find information on how to get started and how to avoid common problems.

Title: Breastscreening - Is Breastscreening for You?
Summary: This pamphlet provides general information about breastscreening, its purpose and safety.

Title: Colposcopy
Summary: A colposcopy is an examination which is recommended after a positive or abnormal Pap test result. After a colposcopy decisions can be made about your ongoing treatment.

Title: Cone Biopsy
Summary: A cone biopsy is a minor operation to remove a cone-shaped piece of tissue from the cervix to be examined.

Title: Contraception - Your choices
Summary: Using a worry free contraception that suits you is your best protection against unplanned pregnancy. Your options are explained in this fact sheet.

Title: Day Surgery at the Women's
Summary: In this fact sheet we aim to answer your general questions about day surgery at the women's.

Title: Early pregnancy - common discomforts of pregnancy
Summary: It is quite normal to have a few discomforts in early pregnancy. Sometimes they can become quite severe and you may need to talk to your doctor about what to do.

Title: Early pregnancy - how to take care of yourself
Summary: There are a number of things that you can do before you get pregnant, and in the early weeks, to encourage a healthy pregnancy. Read this fact sheet for tips to help you in early pregnancy.

Title: Eczema / Candida (Thrush) of the Nipple
Summary: This fact sheet provides information about eczema and candida (or thrush) of the nipple for lactating women. It gives information on how to prevent it and treat it.

Title: Emergency contraception
Summary: If you had sex without contraception, or had problems with your regular method (missed pills, broken condom), emergency contraception can help prevent unplanned pregnancy.

Title: Epidural information
Summary: This information is for women having an epidural during labour at the Women's. It explains what an epidural is, why you are having one and how it is administered.

Title: Family Violence - Information for Women
Summary: The information in this fact sheet is for immigrant and refugee women. It aims to raise awareness about family violence and your health. It also talks about seeking help, where to go, who to contact and what happens when you talk to a health professional about your situation.

Title: Family Violence Womens Help
Summary: If your friend, neighbour or family member is being hurt or abused by their partner, you can help make a difference.

Title: Finding breast cancer early: a guide to breast health
Summary: This fact sheet encourages women to learn how to check their breasts regularly.

Title: Having your baby at the Women's - Things to bring into hospital
Summary: This list is for women who are coming to the Royal Women's Hospital to have their baby.

Title: Healthy Bladder and Bowel Habits for Women: A Guide for the childbearing years
Summary: Many women have bladder and bowel control problems. Often the first signs of poor control happens during pregnancy or following childbirth. But it not just women who have had babies many women who have not been pregnant have poor bladder and bowel control.

Title: Hormone Replacement Therapy
Summary: What are hormones and why do we have them? Hormones are chemicals that are made in our body. They help control many body functions such as growth, energy, repair, reproduction, digestion and internal body temperature. As women age their production of hormones decrease. These hormones include oestrogen, progesterone and testosterone. When these hormones decrease around the time of menopause, some women may experience symptoms such as hot flushes, vaginal dryness, urinary frequency, insomnia and mood swings. Lifestyle, diet and physical activity play an important role in managing symptoms associated with menopause.

Title: Improving your Recovery After Birth - Physiotherapy Advice
Summary: After you have given birth we recommend that you follow some simple steps which will improve your postnatal recovery.

Title: Information for women with early breast cancer
Summary: This booklet aims to give information to women with early breast cancer, their partners, family and friends. The booklet will help you make decisions about your treatment and care, but it is not a substitute for your doctor’s advice.

Title: LARC - Long acting reversible contraception
Summary: If you're having sex and you don't want to get pregnant, you need to use contraception. Long acting reversible contraception, such as intra uterine devices (IUDs), contraceptive implants and contraceptive injections, may be the choice for you.

Title: Mastitis
Summary: Mastitis is inflammation of the breast, which may lead to infection.

Title: Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy
Summary: 'Morning sickness' can occur at any time of the day. The cause is unknown although it has been linked to changes in the levels of various hormones during pregnancy.

Title: Post-partum Hair Loss
Summary: This fact sheet provides information about hair loss experience by women after giving birth. It explains why it happens and whether treatment is necessary.

Title: Pre-eclampsia Explained
Summary: Pre-eclampsia is an illness that occurs during or immediately after pregnancy. It can affect both the mother and the baby.

Title: Registration and consent form
Summary:

Title: The contraceptive pill
Summary: Using a worry free contraception that suits you is your best protection against unplanned pregnancy. Contraceptive pills are the options discussed in this fact sheet.

Title: The Women's Information and Referral Exchange (WIRE)
Summary: The Women’s Information and Referral Exchange (known as WIRE) is an organisation run by women for women in Victoria. WIRE provides free, confidential information, support and referrals to women via a telephone helpline, by email and at the Women’s Information Centre in Melbourne’s city centre.

Women of any age can contact WIRE about anything at all, big or small. We can help you find a female doctor, lawyer or counsellor. We can also help you find community and welfare services you might need such as community health centres, housing services, and employment services.

Title: Trial of void
Summary: Trial of void is a test to check bladder function. This is an instructional fact sheet for patients of the Women's explaining the procedure

Title: Ultrasound
Summary: Ultrasound examinations use high frequency sound waves to look inside the body. This fact sheet is for women who may undergo this procedure during pregnancy. It provides an overview of the purpose of the procedure and how to prepare for it.

National resources - 314

Abuse

Title: Are you a woman with a disability who is worried about how you are being treated at home?
Summary: This guide is based on the real experiences of women with disabilities. These women told their stories in the hope it would help others to deal with abuse.

Title: Is someone you know being abused in a relationship?
Summary: This guide will help in supporting female and male victims of abuse.

Asthma

Title: Asthma & Allergy
Summary: Our guide shows you management and treatment options for those living with asthma and allergies.

Title: Asthma & Complementary Therapies
Summary: This guide outlines the use of complementary therapies for those living with asthma.

Title: Asthma & Healthy Living
Summary: A guide to health habits and lifestyle choice for people with asthma. The key topics include: the dangers of smoking when you have asthma, healthy eating habits and the positive impact exercise can have on your asthma.

Title: Asthma & Lung Function Tests
Summary: If you have asthma, or are suspected to have it, you will need to have lung function (breathing) tests.

Title: Asthma & Older Adults
Summary: Older adults can have asthma too. Some people develop asthma for the first time in later adulthood. It is important to mention breathing problems to your doctor, because undiagnosed asthma is risky, or the problem could be something else.

Title: Asthma & Wheezing in the First years of Life
Summary: Our guide for paretns and those caring for babies and preschoolers explains these differences and gives advice about the best ways to manage asthma and wheezing.

Title: Paediatric Asthma Action Plans
Summary: Designed for children with asthma to use themselves, this pictorial asthma action plan includes instructions on when to seek help from an adult.

Title: Symbicort SMART Asthma Action Plan
Summary: This asthma action plan is specifically for patients using the combination medication Symbicort (budesonide and eformoterol) maintenance and reliever therapy (SMART). Note Symbicort is not recommended for use in Australia in children under 12 years.

Cancer

Title: Answering your questions about lung cancer
Summary: This brochure is designed to help you work out questions to ask your doctor. If possible, take a support person with you to your appointments.

Title: Do you have a breast change?
Summary: This resource has been developed to provide information about causes of breast changes and tests that may be needed to investigate them.

Title: Erectile dysfunction: treat ED prostate edition, understanding the effect of prostate cancer treatment on erectile dysfunction
Summary: Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a treatable medical condition and is probably more common than men realise.

Title: Lung cancer awareness poster
Summary: This poster outlines the possible symptoms of lung cancer and can be used by health professionals to raise public awareness and promote early detection of lung cancer.

Title: Ovarian Cancer Fact Sheet
Summary: This fact sheet explain's the symptons of ovarian cancer

Children's health

Title: Asthma & Wheezing in the First years of Life
Summary: Our guide for paretns and those caring for babies and preschoolers explains these differences and gives advice about the best ways to manage asthma and wheezing.

Title: FMS - The Functional Mobility Scale
Summary: The Functional Mobility Scale (FMS) has been constructed to classify functional mobility in children, taking into account the range of assistive devices a child might use.

Title: Keeping Sport Fun and Safe
Summary: Codes of behaviour for user-friendly junior sports clubs

Title: Making up Baby's Cot
Summary: Sleep baby in a safe cot in parents' room for the first 6-12 months of life.

Title: Paediatric Asthma Action Plans
Summary: Designed for children with asthma to use themselves, this pictorial asthma action plan includes instructions on when to seek help from an adult.

Title: Secondhand Smoke and your Children
Summary: Booklet about the dangers of exposure to secondhand smoke (breathing-in smoke produced by others).

Dementia

Title: Dementia - Caring for Someone Living Alone
Summary: Carers may have particular concerns about someone with dementia who lives alone. Issues that may arise and ways to help the person safely live alone are discussed here. A pdf download of the information is also available.

Title: Dementia - Making the Most of Respite Care
Summary: Respite care provides a needed break from the responsibilities and demands of caring for someone with dementia.

Title: Dementia - Wandering
Summary: This page looks at the wandering behaviour of some people with dementia. The reasons for wandering are discussed, as well as some suggestions for ways to manage it.

Title: Diagnosing Dementia
Summary: Information about the early signs of dementia, the importance of early and correct diagnosis and the ways in which it is diagnosed.

Title: Later Stages Of Dementia
Summary: Dementia is a progressive condition and people with dementia will become increasingly frail. Find out what to expect in the later stages of dementia and some issues that may be useful to consider.

Title: What is Dementia?
Summary: Dementia describes a collection of symptoms that are caused by disorders affecting the brain. It is not one specific disease. Dementia affects thinking, behaviour and the ability to perform everyday tasks. Brain function is affected enough to interfere with the person's normal social or working life.

Title: Your Brain Matters Help Sheet
Summary: Doing what we can to reduce our risk of dementia is important for everyone in the Australian community. For those who would prefer to read about strategies that may reduce dementia risk in a language other than English, Alzheimer's Australia has produced the following Dementia Risk Reduction Bilingual Tip Sheets. Each sheet provides information in English as well as another language.

Diabetes

Title: Linking Kidney Health, Heart Health, Blood Pressure & Diabetes
Summary: People who have diabetes, high blood pressure and/ or cardiovascular disease are at an increased risk of chronic kidney disease. Detection and early management is very important to slow down any damage to the kidneys, and hopefully prevent the need for the transplant or dialysis. Treatment will also reduce the risk of death from heart disease.

Digestive system

Title: A guide to eating and drinking if you have a colostomy
Summary: You do not have to change what you eat because you have a stoma.

Title: A guide to eating and drinking if you have an ileostomy
Summary: This information about your diet is a 'Guide Only'.

Title: A guide to managing constipation
Summary: Constipation is when you faeces is harder, drier and more difficult to pass than usual.

Disabilities

Title: Are you a woman with a disability who is worried about how you are being treated at home?
Summary: This guide is based on the real experiences of women with disabilities. These women told their stories in the hope it would help others to deal with abuse.

Title: Are you ill, injured or do you have a disability?
Summary: An income support payment for people who personally provide constant care in the home of someone with a severe disability, illness, or who is frail aged.

Title: Disability program
Summary:

Discrimination

Title: Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission
Summary: The Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Brochure provides an overview of the Commission's role, function and legislation plus publications and contact details. Please note that the Commission is in the process of changing references from its old name (Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission) to its new name - the Australian Human Rights Commission.

Title: The Complaints Guide
Summary: The Complaint Guide provides an introduction for people considering making a complaint, or responding to a complaint, before the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission.

Diseases and conditions

Title: Hepatitis B factsheet - For people newly diagnosed
Summary: This new ASHM resource has been developed in collaboration with Cancer Council NSW. It is designed for people who have received a positive hepatitis B test result and provides a basic overview of hepatitis B and information around disclosure, management, preventing the spread of infection and useful websites.

Title: What is Osteoporosis? What are the risk factors for Ostesoporosis?
Summary: Osteoporosis is a disease in which the bones become fragile and brittle.

Ear nose and throat

Title: Hearing publications
Summary: Australian Hearing publishes a wide range of material about all aspects of hearing and hearing loss.

Emergency

Title: First Aid Treatment for Anaphylaxis
Summary: Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction and potentially life threatening. It should always be treated as a medical emergency, requiring immediate treatment. Most cases of anaphylaxis occur after a person with a severe allergy is exposed to the allergen they are allergic to (usually a food, insect or medication)

Environment

Title: Clean Energy Supplement
Summary: An ongoing, automatic payment to help eligible households with any impact from the carbon price on everyday expense.

Eyes

Title: Questions and Answers about Glaucoma
Summary: This brochure provides an overview of what glaucoma is, what are its main symptoms and provides answers to questions about this condition.

Gambling

Title: 5 Things To Know Before You Put Your Cards Down - Poster
Summary: Students with gambling problems can get free and confidential help.

Title: Do You Worry That Someone In Your Family Has A Gambling Problem?
Summary: Before you get angry and the family is divided, seek advice on how to protect yourself and your family.

Heart

Title: Linking Kidney Health, Heart Health, Blood Pressure & Diabetes
Summary: People who have diabetes, high blood pressure and/ or cardiovascular disease are at an increased risk of chronic kidney disease. Detection and early management is very important to slow down any damage to the kidneys, and hopefully prevent the need for the transplant or dialysis. Treatment will also reduce the risk of death from heart disease.

Title: Mental health and coronary heart disease
Summary:

Hepatitis

Title: Appendix
Summary: A Map showing Prevalence of Hepatitis C in the world.

Title: Glossary of Terms
Summary: Glossary of hepatitis factsheets in various languages.

Title: Hepatitis B factsheet - For people newly diagnosed
Summary: This new ASHM resource has been developed in collaboration with Cancer Council NSW. It is designed for people who have received a positive hepatitis B test result and provides a basic overview of hepatitis B and information around disclosure, management, preventing the spread of infection and useful websites.

Title: Hepatitis B: It's family business
Summary: Hepatitis B is a liver infection caused by the hepatitis B virus. It can lead to liver damage and liver cancer. Many people who have the virus don’t know that they are infected. The most common way hepatitis B is passed on in many countries is from mother to baby at birth.

Title: Hepatitis C - Health System
Summary: 2.1 What is hepatitis C? 2.2 Aim of treatment 2.3 What does treatment involve? 2.4 How do I take the medication? 2.5 Traveling with medication 2.6 Safe disposal 2.7 What are the risks of treatment? 2.8 Pregnancy 2.9 Alcohol / Drugs 2.10 Side effects of treatment 2.11 Other treatments

Title: Hepatitis C - Living with Hepatitis C
Summary: 3.1 Other health care workers 3.2 Accessing services 3.3 Discrimination and confidentiality 3.4 Some common terms

Title: Hepatitis C - What you need to know
Summary: The word 'hepatitis' means inflammation of the liver. This inflammation can be caused by chemicals, drugs, drinking too much alcohol, or viruses. Hepatitis C (HCV), or "hep C", is caused by the hepatitis C virus.

Title: Hepatitis C in Brief
Summary: This resource is designed for people who have received a positive hepatitis C antibody test result and for people wanting to know more about hepatitis C. This national Fact Sheet includes a listing of state and territory support groups and organisations. Funding for this resource was provided by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.

Title: Hepatitis C Newly Diagnosed
Summary:

Title: Sexual Health and viral hepatitis brochures
Summary:

Title: Supporting and Understanding
Summary:

Title: Treatments and Living Well
Summary:

HIV/AIDS

Title: Health and Treatments
Summary: This leaflet provides information to people with HIV/AIDs about mornitoring their health, treatments available and use of complementary therapies.

Title: HIV - Newly diagnosed
Summary: 3.1 What Happens Now? 3.2 Confidentiality and discrimination 3.3 Who do I tell? 3.4 What happens if I'm not an Australian resident?

Title: HIV An Introduction
Summary: 1.1 Did you know? 1.2 How can I avoid becoming infected with HIV? 1.3 What's the difference between HIV and AIDS? 1.4 How can I find out if I have HIV? 1.5 How is HIV transmitted? 1.6 How do I know if someone has HIV/AIDS? 1.7 Traveling overseas 1.8 Using interpreters

Title: HIV, STI and Travel
Summary: 2.1 What's your risk of HIV in your home country? 2.2 So what is HIV/AIDS? 2.3 How HIV is transmitted? 2.4 What about other sexually transmissible infections (STI)? 2.5 Tattoos and Piercing 2.6 Injecting Drugs

Title: HIV/AIDS service brochure
Summary:

Title: HIV/AIDS Some common terms
Summary: Common terms relating to HIV/AIDS

Title: Living with HIV/AIDS
Summary: This leaflets provides answers to the most common questions asked by people living with HIV/AIDS and covers such issues as transmission issues, sex, pregnancy and children, injecting drug use and overseas travel.

Title: The Effects of HIV/AIDS
Summary: This leaflet explain the difference between HIV and AIDS, how HIV is transmitted and how it affects the immune system.

Title: The Health System in Australia
Summary: This leaflets provides an overview of health services available in Australia with a focus on people living with HIV/AIDS. 7.1 Introduction 7.2 General practitioners 7.3 Sexual health centres 7.4 Hospitals 7.5 Other HIV/AIDS services 7.6 Counsellors, social workers, psychologists 7.7 How to access the services you need 7.8 Interpreters

Immunisation

Title: How to give EpiPen - New Look
Summary: Step by step instructions for giving new look and original EpiPen.

Title: How to give EpiPen - Original
Summary: Step by step instructions for giving new look and original EpiPen.

Infections

Title: Hepatitis B factsheet - For people newly diagnosed
Summary: This new ASHM resource has been developed in collaboration with Cancer Council NSW. It is designed for people who have received a positive hepatitis B test result and provides a basic overview of hepatitis B and information around disclosure, management, preventing the spread of infection and useful websites.

Title: Sexually transmitted infections
Summary:

Kidney and bladder

Title: A guide to managing constipation
Summary: Constipation is when you faeces is harder, drier and more difficult to pass than usual.

Title: All About Chronic Kidney Disease
Summary: Kidney disease is called a 'silent disease' as there are often no warnings. It is not uncommon for people to lose up to 90% of their kidney function before getting any symptoms.

Title: All About EGFR (Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate)
Summary: The estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate (eGFR) is a value indicating how well your kidneys filter waste from your blood as well as helping to identify the presence of kidney damage.

Title: Are you at risk of Kidney Disease - poster
Summary: 1 in 3 Australians is at increased risk of kidney disease

Title: Caring for my Colostomy
Summary: A guide on caring for colostomy.

Title: Caring for my Ileostomy
Summary: A guide on caring for my ileostomy.

Title: Caring for my Urostomy
Summary: A guide on caring for urostomy.

Title: Hints for the Patient with a Stoma
Summary: Information on what should be done to help care for your stoma.

Title: Kidney Transplant
Summary: When kidney failure becomes very advanced, your kidneys are so damaged they can no longer do their job. A transplant is a treatment for kidney failure but it is not a cure. A transplant potentially offers a more active life and a longer life, free from dialysis as well as dietary restrictions. However, your new kidney needs a lifetime of care.

Title: Linking Kidney Health, Heart Health, Blood Pressure & Diabetes
Summary: People who have diabetes, high blood pressure and/ or cardiovascular disease are at an increased risk of chronic kidney disease. Detection and early management is very important to slow down any damage to the kidneys, and hopefully prevent the need for the transplant or dialysis. Treatment will also reduce the risk of death from heart disease.

Title: Nutrition & Kidney Failure
Summary: When you have chronic kidney disease, diet can be an important part of your treatment. Your recommended diet may change overtime if your kidney condition or medical treatment changes.

Title: Treatment Options
Summary: Your kidneys are very important but sometimes they can stop working. A sudden drop in kidney function is called Acute Kidney Failure. It is often short lived and treatment is only for a short while.

Title: What is a stomal therapy nurse?
Summary: Sometimes for various reasons, a person's bowel or ureter (the tube that transports urine from the kidney to the bladder) is surgically relocated to open onto the abdomen.

Men's Health

Title: Erectile dysfunction: treat ED prostate edition, understanding the effect of prostate cancer treatment on erectile dysfunction
Summary: Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a treatable medical condition and is probably more common than men realise.

Palliative care

Parenting

Title: Supporting parents and families: the mental health and well-being of children and young people
Summary:

Physical activity

Sexual Health

Smoking

Title: How to Quit
Summary: It is important for your health to quit smoking. Here are some points to help you make your decision.

Title: Low Tar Cigarettes
Summary: Around 65% of Australian smokers report smoking 'light' or 'mild' cigarettes. The majority of these smokers believe that 'light' cigarettes are better for their health than regular cigarettes. They aren't; they carry the same health risks as regular cigarettes.

Title: Quitting Medications
Summary: Fact sheet with information about NRT and non-nicotine quitting medications.

Title: Secondhand Smoke and your Children
Summary: Booklet about the dangers of exposure to secondhand smoke (breathing-in smoke produced by others).

Title: The Can Quit Book
Summary: Booklet for smokers on how to quit smoking.

Title: Want to Quit? - Here's how
Summary: This sheet provides a list of important points for people who are considering quitting smoking.

Women's Health

Other State and Territories - 373

Abuse

Title: Are you a victim of domestic violence?
Summary: Information for those experiencing domestic violence. Covers protection orders, court hearings and resources available.

Title: Post Traumatic Stress (PTSD) - Family Help Kit
Summary: This resource focuses on post traumatic stress disorders in children and adolescents. It discusses the most common signs of the disorder, how to help children who are affected by it and where to get further help and information. The English version of this resource contains the whole Family Help Kit.

Title: What is sexual assault? Where you can get help
Summary: Provide information about adult sexual assault, counselling, how to use interpreters, the role of Sexual Assault Services and how to get help.

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Diabetes

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Disabilities

Discrimination

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Gambling

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HIV/AIDS

Title: HIV patient fact sheet
Summary: This fact sheet is for people who have recently received a positive HIV antibody test result. It provides concise answers to the most common questions asked. It also contains a list of NSW-based support and information services.

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