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482 Chinese (Traditional) resources in total. These resources are listed in order of the topic they belong to.

Victorian resources - 76

Abuse

Title: Avoiding financial abuse
Summary: Financial abuse, such as when someone you trust illegally or improperly uses your money, assets or property, is one of the most common forms of abuse of older people.

Title: Seniors Rights Victoria (SRV) and elder abuse
Summary: You have the right to live safely and free from abuse and exploitation. However if you feel isolated, unsafe or controlled within your family circle, you may be experiencing "elder abuse"

Aged care

Title: Aged and Disability Services
Summary:

Title: Avoiding financial abuse
Summary: Financial abuse, such as when someone you trust illegally or improperly uses your money, assets or property, is one of the most common forms of abuse of older people.

Title: Fire Safety for Older People and People with Disability
Summary: Older people and people with disability are at higher risk of being injured or not surviving a fire in their home.

Title: Prevent falling in hospitals
Summary: Falls amongst older people represent a very large public health problem. This booklet has been designed to help prevent falls amongst hospital patients. It will tell you how, when and why falls occur, and what you, your family members and carers can do to help stop falls from occurring.

Title: Seniors Rights Victoria (SRV) and elder abuse
Summary: You have the right to live safely and free from abuse and exploitation. However if you feel isolated, unsafe or controlled within your family circle, you may be experiencing "elder abuse"

Asthma

Title: Asthma - The Basic Facts
Summary: 12-page booklet containing simple information about asthma management. It includes causes, main symptoms, trigger factors, medications, relievers and symptoms controllers as well as an asthma first aid plan.

Cancer

Title: Cut your cancer risk
Summary:

Child Protection

Title: Review of a Child Protection Decision - for Parents
Summary: A child protection worker is working with the parents and the child to assess the care and safety of the child and to develop a case plan. The case plan outlines what needs to be done to make sure the child is safe from harm.

Title: Review of a Child Protection Decision - for Young People
Summary: A child protection worker is working with the parents and the child to assess the care and safety of the child and to develop a case plan. The case plan outlines what needs to be done to make sure the child is safe from harm.

Children's health

Title: Child Bedwetting
Summary: Bed-wetting is common. About one in every five children in Australia wets the bed. Bed-wetting can run in families and is more common in boys than girls before the age of nine years. It can be upsetting for the child and stressful for the whole family. The good news is that you can get help.

Title: Review of a Child Protection Decision - for Parents
Summary: A child protection worker is working with the parents and the child to assess the care and safety of the child and to develop a case plan. The case plan outlines what needs to be done to make sure the child is safe from harm.

Title: Review of a Child Protection Decision - for Young People
Summary: A child protection worker is working with the parents and the child to assess the care and safety of the child and to develop a case plan. The case plan outlines what needs to be done to make sure the child is safe from harm.

Title: Teen Bedwetting
Summary: Some young people with night-time wetting may also have day-time bladder problems, such as passing urine more often and more urgently than normal, and urine leaks as they hurry to the toilet (also called overactive bladder).

Dementia

Title: Dementia
Summary: People with dementia have memory loss and may be confused and not know where they are, This can cause or make bladder and bowel control problems worse.

Diabetes

Title: Night Wetting
Summary: Nocturnia is when a person has to wake up at night to pass urine. If this happens more than twice a night, it can be a problem.

Disabilities

Title: ADEC Transcultural Mental Health Program - Brochure
Summary: ADEC has been established for over 30 years and is the leading agency in the field of disability and ethnicity. ADEC aims to empower people with disabilities from ethnic backgrounds, their carers and families to fully participate as members of the Victorian Community.

Title: Aged and Disability Services
Summary:

Title: Disability Act
Summary:

Title: Disability Act 2006 complaints brochure
Summary:

Title: Disability services Individual Support Package handbook
Summary:

Title: Disability Services Respite Support information sheet
Summary:

Title: Fire Safety for Older People and People with Disability
Summary: Older people and people with disability are at higher risk of being injured or not surviving a fire in their home.

Discrimination

Title: ADEC Transcultural Mental Health Program - Brochure
Summary: ADEC has been established for over 30 years and is the leading agency in the field of disability and ethnicity. ADEC aims to empower people with disabilities from ethnic backgrounds, their carers and families to fully participate as members of the Victorian Community.

Diseases and conditions

Title: Alpha Thalassaemia
Summary: Thalassaemia is a group of blood disorders affecting haemoglobin production.

Title: Beta Thalassaemia
Summary: Thalassaemia is a group of blood disorders affecting haemoglobin production.

Title: Haemoglobin E
Summary: Haemoglobin E (HbE) is a common inherited condition caused by the production of an abnormal haemoglobin protein.

Title: Living well with chronic heart failure
Summary: Chronic heart failure is an ongoing condition in which the heart muscle is weakened and can't pump as well as it normally does.

Title: Newly diagnosed with ME/CFS
Summary: Have you been newly diagnosed with ME/CFS and not sure what to do next?

Title: Poor Bowel Control
Summary: People with poor bowel control accidentally pass bowel motions at the wrong time or in the wrong place. They may also pass wind when they do not mean to.

Title: Sickle Cell Anaemia
Summary: Sickle cell anaemia (also known as sickle cell disease) is a blood disorder affecting haemoglobin production.

Title: Tinea
Summary: Tinea is a highly contagious fungal infection that can infect the skin, affecting areas include the feet, groin, scalp and under the breasts. To ensure you receive the appropriate treatment and know about good hygiene to prevent the spread of tinea, read this information brochure.

Title: Women and Heart Disease
Summary: Heart disease isn't just a men's health problem. Despite big improvements in the last 40 years, on average, heart disease is still the top killer of women (and men).

Emergency

Title: Bushfire Alerts Messages and Warnings
Summary: Explains the three bushfire alert levels and the different ways of getting information to help you stay safe.

Title: FloodSafe fact sheet
Summary: A message from the State Emergency Service (SES)

Title: StormSafe fact sheet
Summary: Storms can be very dangerous.

Environment

Title: Bushfire Alerts Messages and Warnings
Summary: Explains the three bushfire alert levels and the different ways of getting information to help you stay safe.

Title: Bushfire smoke and your health
Summary: Bushfire smoke can reduce air quality in rural and urban areas and may affect people’s health. This fact sheet provides information on bushfire smoke, how it can affect you and your family’s health, and actions that you can take to avoid or reduce potential health effects.

Title: Fire Danger Ratings
Summary: Stay aware of the Fire Danger Rating and know what to do.

Title: Fire Safety for Older People and People with Disability
Summary: Older people and people with disability are at higher risk of being injured or not surviving a fire in their home.

Title: FloodSafe fact sheet
Summary: A message from the State Emergency Service (SES)

Title: Power blackouts - using alternative fuel and electricity generation safely
Summary: When power outages occur, usually as a result of severe weather events, people sometimes use alternative sources of fuel or electricity generation for cooking, lighting, heating, or power. Portable generators can allow some normal activities to continue, however it is important to use them with extreme caution.

Title: Rubbish and Recycling
Summary:

Title: StormSafe fact sheet
Summary: Storms can be very dangerous.

Food safety

Title: Food Safety Information for Patients and Visitors
Summary: Foodsafety information for health care providers to inform their patients & visitors about safe practices if they choose to bring food onto the premises.

General health

Title: Bladder Control
Summary: If you have bladder control problems, ask for help you don't have to put up with it.

Title: Bushfire smoke and your health
Summary: Bushfire smoke can reduce air quality in rural and urban areas and may affect people’s health. This fact sheet provides information on bushfire smoke, how it can affect you and your family’s health, and actions that you can take to avoid or reduce potential health effects.

Title: Cue Cards
Summary: ‘Cue Cards’ is a new resource developed by Eastern Health Transcultural Services to assist health professionals and clients / carers who primarily have English language difficulties, or problems communicating with each other.

Title: Eastern Health Strategic Plan (2010-15)
Summary: Our mission is to provide positive health experiences for people and communities in the east.

Title: Family Planning
Summary: Over 100,000 people in Victoria have inherited an altered globin gene which they could pass on to their children.

Title: Good Habits
Summary: You need good bladder habits for a healthy life.

Title: Poor Bowel Control
Summary: People with poor bowel control accidentally pass bowel motions at the wrong time or in the wrong place. They may also pass wind when they do not mean to.

Grief and loss

Title: When Someone Dies in Hospital - Bereavement Information
Summary: When someone dies in hospital it can be a traumatic and confusing time for families. This information package will help you work through the tasks that need to be attended to. Our staff are here to support you and assist with any specific cultural requirements you have during this difficult time.

Health services/patients' rights

Title: ADEC Transcultural Mental Health Program - Brochure
Summary: ADEC has been established for over 30 years and is the leading agency in the field of disability and ethnicity. ADEC aims to empower people with disabilities from ethnic backgrounds, their carers and families to fully participate as members of the Victorian Community.

Title: How to get help when you feel sick
Summary: This handy brochure, with a magnet, has step-by-step instructions that will guide you to find the right support, at the right time, in the right place.

Title: Public Hospital Patient Charter (Brochure)
Summary: Information about what patients can expect in public hospitals and an outline of their rights and responsibilities.

Heart

Title: Living well with chronic heart failure
Summary: Chronic heart failure is an ongoing condition in which the heart muscle is weakened and can't pump as well as it normally does.

Title: Night Wetting
Summary: Nocturnia is when a person has to wake up at night to pass urine. If this happens more than twice a night, it can be a problem.

Title: Women and Heart Disease
Summary: Heart disease isn't just a men's health problem. Despite big improvements in the last 40 years, on average, heart disease is still the top killer of women (and men).

Housing

Title: Bond Loan Scheme
Summary: Most private landlords will expect tenants to pay a bond (security deposit) in case they damage the property or fall behind in their rent. Clients who cannot afford to pay the bond themselves, may be able to borrow the money from their local Housing Office. This is known as a Bond loan.

Title: General Housing - Applying for Public Housing
Summary: This brochures provides useful information for people who wish to make an application for public housing.

Title: How much will my rent be?
Summary: Because the rent you pay is based on your household income, if your household income changes, the amount of rent you pay may also change.

Title: Paying for water use
Summary: Whether you live in a house that has its own water meter or a block of flats that does not, you must contribute to the cost of the water that you use.

Hygiene

Title: Hand Hygiene
Summary: Everyone should keep their hands clean as it is crucial for preventing the spread of infection in our hospitals and to our patients. This information is about how you can assist us in reducing the risk of infection in our wards.

Infections

Title: Hepatitis B
Summary: Hepatitis B is a virus that causes the liver to become inflamed and is a lifelong disease. It can be passed to others through blood and body fluid contact or during pregnancy from mother to child. We run clinics at Box Hill and Maroondah Hospitals to help treat this virus.

Title: Hepatitis C
Summary: Hepatitis C is a virus that can cause liver damage and is passed on to others through blood contact. We run clinics at Box Hill and Maroondah Hospitals to help treat this virus.

Title: Tinea
Summary: Tinea is a highly contagious fungal infection that can infect the skin, affecting areas include the feet, groin, scalp and under the breasts. To ensure you receive the appropriate treatment and know about good hygiene to prevent the spread of tinea, read this information brochure.

Kidney and bladder

Title: A Guide to Help You Manage Your Catheter and Drainage Bags
Summary: A catheter can make a difference to your quality of life and it can be a big adjustment for you. This information will help you manage some of the physical aspects of living with a catheter

Title: Bladder Check Up
Summary: This leaflet is to help people get ready for a bladder control check up.

Title: Bladder Control
Summary: If you have bladder control problems, ask for help you don't have to put up with it.

Title: Bladder Training
Summary: The aim of bladder training is to help you gain better bladder control. This is done by training your bladder to hold more urine, without leaks or the pressing need to pass urine, so you can get to the toilet in time.

Title: Child Bedwetting
Summary: Bed-wetting is common. About one in every five children in Australia wets the bed. Bed-wetting can run in families and is more common in boys than girls before the age of nine years. It can be upsetting for the child and stressful for the whole family. The good news is that you can get help.

Title: Dementia
Summary: People with dementia have memory loss and may be confused and not know where they are, This can cause or make bladder and bowel control problems worse.

Title: Good Habits
Summary: You need good bladder habits for a healthy life.

Title: Home Choice Automated Peritoneal Dialysis
Summary: This is information for clients and carers who have chosen to use a dialysis machine at home. The instructions provide information about using the machine and minimising the risk of infection.

Title: Night Wetting
Summary: Nocturnia is when a person has to wake up at night to pass urine. If this happens more than twice a night, it can be a problem.

Title: Post Birth
Summary: Women who have even just on baby are nearly three times more likely to leak urine and wet themselves, than women who have not had a baby. The more babies you have, the more chance there is that you will leak urine and wet yourself.

Title: Pregnancy
Summary: When you are pregnany, you get a lot of advice from many people. One issue that few people think about are signs of bladder and bowel control problems in pregnancy and after the birth.

Title: Products
Summary: Three out of four people who have bowel or bladder control problmes can be cured or helped to better manage their problem.

Title: Prolapse
Summary: There are a few signs that you may have a prolapse.

Title: Prostate
Summary: The prostate is a gland that only men have. It is about the size of a walnut and sits below the neck of the bladder surrounding the bladder outlet (the urethra).

Title: Surgery
Summary: Many women leak urine or wet themselves when they cough, sneeze or exercise (this is called stress incontinence). While there are many treatments to try first, some women need to have surgery for this problem.

Title: Teen Bedwetting
Summary: Some young people with night-time wetting may also have day-time bladder problems, such as passing urine more often and more urgently than normal, and urine leaks as they hurry to the toilet (also called overactive bladder).

Legal Rights and Information

Title: ADEC Transcultural Mental Health Program - Brochure
Summary: ADEC has been established for over 30 years and is the leading agency in the field of disability and ethnicity. ADEC aims to empower people with disabilities from ethnic backgrounds, their carers and families to fully participate as members of the Victorian Community.

Title: Bladder Check Up
Summary: This leaflet is to help people get ready for a bladder control check up.

Title: Bushfire Alerts Messages and Warnings
Summary: Explains the three bushfire alert levels and the different ways of getting information to help you stay safe.

Title: Bushfire smoke and your health
Summary: Bushfire smoke can reduce air quality in rural and urban areas and may affect people’s health. This fact sheet provides information on bushfire smoke, how it can affect you and your family’s health, and actions that you can take to avoid or reduce potential health effects.

Title: Buying and Registering a Car
Summary: A vehicle can be sold with or without registration. Buyers of a registered vehicle must lodge an application to transfer the registration within 14 days of the sale. Your responsibilities when buying or selling a vehicle depend on whether the vehicle is registered or unregistered.

Title: Disability Act
Summary:

Title: Disability Act 2006 complaints brochure
Summary:

Title: Disability services Individual Support Package handbook
Summary:

Title: Disability Services Respite Support information sheet
Summary:

Title: Evidence of Identity
Summary: You may need to provide evidence of your identity when making an application at VicRoads.

Title: Got a complaint?
Summary: The following Victorian Ombudsman leaflets provide information on how to make a complaint in 19 different languages. Please not, to call an interpreter, dial 131450 and ask for the Victorian Ombudsman

Title: Haemoglobin E
Summary: Haemoglobin E (HbE) is a common inherited condition caused by the production of an abnormal haemoglobin protein.

Title: How to get help when you feel sick
Summary: This handy brochure, with a magnet, has step-by-step instructions that will guide you to find the right support, at the right time, in the right place.

Title: How to get your Victorian Drivers Licence
Summary: In order to drive in Victoria you need a valid permit or licence.

Title: Interpreter Fact Sheets
Summary: If you have any difficulties communicating in English with our staff, you are entitled to the services of a professional interpreter.

Title: Parking in Yarra
Summary:

Title: Rubbish and Recycling
Summary:

Title: Second Reading Speech
Summary: Second Reading Speech by Minister for Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship, Mr Nicholas Kotsiras MP.

Title: Tinea
Summary: Tinea is a highly contagious fungal infection that can infect the skin, affecting areas include the feet, groin, scalp and under the breasts. To ensure you receive the appropriate treatment and know about good hygiene to prevent the spread of tinea, read this information brochure.

Title: When Someone Dies in Hospital - Bereavement Information
Summary: When someone dies in hospital it can be a traumatic and confusing time for families. This information package will help you work through the tasks that need to be attended to. Our staff are here to support you and assist with any specific cultural requirements you have during this difficult time.

Title: Your Council and Councillors
Summary:

Medical Procedures

Title: Patient Controlled Analgesia - PCA
Summary: You may experience some discomfort and pain after your surgery. This card will explain to you how you can help control that discomfort or pain.

Title: Surgery
Summary: Many women leak urine or wet themselves when they cough, sneeze or exercise (this is called stress incontinence). While there are many treatments to try first, some women need to have surgery for this problem.

Men's Health

Title: Pelvic Floor Training for Men
Summary: The floor of the pelvis is made up of layers of muscle and other tissues, These layers stretch like a hammock from the tailbone at the back, to the pubic bone in front.

Title: Prostate
Summary: The prostate is a gland that only men have. It is about the size of a walnut and sits below the neck of the bladder surrounding the bladder outlet (the urethra).

Parenting

Title: Bringing up children with Down syndrome
Summary: A parent's reaction to the news that their baby has Down syndrome can include shock, anger, and grief. Many worry that they will not cope.

Title: Child Bedwetting
Summary: Bed-wetting is common. About one in every five children in Australia wets the bed. Bed-wetting can run in families and is more common in boys than girls before the age of nine years. It can be upsetting for the child and stressful for the whole family. The good news is that you can get help.

Title: Family Planning
Summary: Over 100,000 people in Victoria have inherited an altered globin gene which they could pass on to their children.

Physical activity

Title: Pelvic Floor Muscle Training for Women
Summary: The floor of the pelvis is made up of layers of muscle and other tissues. These layers stretch like a hammock from the tailbone at the back, to the pubic bone in front.

Title: Pelvic Floor Training for Men
Summary: The floor of the pelvis is made up of layers of muscle and other tissues, These layers stretch like a hammock from the tailbone at the back, to the pubic bone in front.

Pregnancy and post-natal

Title: Night Wetting
Summary: Nocturnia is when a person has to wake up at night to pass urine. If this happens more than twice a night, it can be a problem.

Title: Pregnancy
Summary: When you are pregnany, you get a lot of advice from many people. One issue that few people think about are signs of bladder and bowel control problems in pregnancy and after the birth.

Safety

Title: Can I or Can't I?
Summary: Information on what activities can be undertaken during fire danger period or on Total Fire Ban days eg. having a barbeque.

Title: Fire Danger Ratings
Summary: Stay aware of the Fire Danger Rating and know what to do.

Title: Fire Safety for Older People and People with Disability
Summary: Older people and people with disability are at higher risk of being injured or not surviving a fire in their home.

Title: Home Fire Safety Booklet
Summary: Fire Safety in the Home through safe use of electrical equipment and safe use and disposal of open flames. How to obtain assistance in case of fire and where to receive information.

Title: Power blackouts - using alternative fuel and electricity generation safely
Summary: When power outages occur, usually as a result of severe weather events, people sometimes use alternative sources of fuel or electricity generation for cooking, lighting, heating, or power. Portable generators can allow some normal activities to continue, however it is important to use them with extreme caution.

Translation and Interpreting Resources

Title: Got a complaint?
Summary: The following Victorian Ombudsman leaflets provide information on how to make a complaint in 19 different languages. Please not, to call an interpreter, dial 131450 and ask for the Victorian Ombudsman

Title: Multilingual services
Summary:

Title: Second Reading Speech
Summary: Second Reading Speech by Minister for Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship, Mr Nicholas Kotsiras MP.

Welfare benefits and services

Title: Got a complaint?
Summary: The following Victorian Ombudsman leaflets provide information on how to make a complaint in 19 different languages. Please not, to call an interpreter, dial 131450 and ask for the Victorian Ombudsman

Title: How to get help when you feel sick
Summary: This handy brochure, with a magnet, has step-by-step instructions that will guide you to find the right support, at the right time, in the right place.

Title: Multilingual services
Summary:

Title: Services for Families and Children
Summary:

Title: When Someone Dies in Hospital - Bereavement Information
Summary: When someone dies in hospital it can be a traumatic and confusing time for families. This information package will help you work through the tasks that need to be attended to. Our staff are here to support you and assist with any specific cultural requirements you have during this difficult time.

Title: Your Council and Councillors
Summary:

Women's Health

Title: Pelvic Floor Muscle Training for Women
Summary: The floor of the pelvis is made up of layers of muscle and other tissues. These layers stretch like a hammock from the tailbone at the back, to the pubic bone in front.

Title: Post Birth
Summary: Women who have even just on baby are nearly three times more likely to leak urine and wet themselves, than women who have not had a baby. The more babies you have, the more chance there is that you will leak urine and wet yourself.

Title: Pregnancy
Summary: When you are pregnany, you get a lot of advice from many people. One issue that few people think about are signs of bladder and bowel control problems in pregnancy and after the birth.

Title: Prolapse
Summary: There are a few signs that you may have a prolapse.

Title: Surgery
Summary: Many women leak urine or wet themselves when they cough, sneeze or exercise (this is called stress incontinence). While there are many treatments to try first, some women need to have surgery for this problem.

Title: Women and Heart Disease
Summary: Heart disease isn't just a men's health problem. Despite big improvements in the last 40 years, on average, heart disease is still the top killer of women (and men).

Workplace Safety

Title: Power blackouts - using alternative fuel and electricity generation safely
Summary: When power outages occur, usually as a result of severe weather events, people sometimes use alternative sources of fuel or electricity generation for cooking, lighting, heating, or power. Portable generators can allow some normal activities to continue, however it is important to use them with extreme caution.

National resources - 123

Abuse

Title: Asia Pacific Report Executive Summary
Summary: The Full report of Dementia in the Asia Pacific Region

Aged care

Title: Dementia - Activities
Summary: Enjoyment doesn't require memory. Information about planning and providing appropriate activities for people with dementia.

Title: Worried About Your Memory?
Summary: Have you become concerned about increasing lapses in memory, or other changes in your thinking or behaviour?

Alcohol and other drugs

Title: About the campaign
Summary: The Australian Government’s National Drugs Campaign (NDC) is part of the National Drug Strategy 2010-2015 and specifically aims to reduce young Australians’ motivation to use illicit drugs by increasing their knowledge about the potential negative consequences of drug use.

Title: Drugs and their effects
Summary: Fact sheet about different drugs, their common terms, and their potential effects.

Title: Drugs: the real facts booklet
Summary: Fact sheet about various drugs and the effects they can have.

Title: Drugs: tips for parents
Summary: Here are 10 ways to encourage your kids to talk about drugs with you.

Child Protection

Title: Safe Sleeping
Summary: Fact sheet on reducing the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

Title: Safe Wrapping
Summary: Wrapping is a useful method to help babies settle and sleep on their back.

Title: Tummy Time
Summary: Tummy Time is important to help prevent flat spots on a baby's head.

Children's health

Title: Are you a Young Carer?
Summary: The Young Carers Respite and Information Services Program assists young carers who need support to complete their secondary education or vocational equivalent due to the demands of their caring role.

Title: Childcare in the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP)
Summary: The childcare in the AMEP fact sheet outlines the childcare arrangements for AMEP clients who have children under school age and are attending classroom tuition.

Title: Cooking for Children Book
Summary: Provides information and advice on early childhood nutrition, menu planning and food safety. Contains delicious and nutritious recipes for settings and families.

Title: Developing movement skills
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: First foods: Food from home
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: First foods: Food provided by the early childhood setting
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: Infant formula
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: Keeping children on the move
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: Lunchbox Ideas: Meals for early childhood settings
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochues covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: Meningococcal vaccine free to all children aged 1 to 5 years
Summary: Sign saying 'Free Meningococcal C Vaccine is now available to all children aged one to five years.'

Title: Safe Sleeping
Summary: Fact sheet on reducing the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

Title: Safe Wrapping
Summary: Wrapping is a useful method to help babies settle and sleep on their back.

Title: The importance of active play
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: The role of parents in children's active play
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: Tummy Time
Summary: Tummy Time is important to help prevent flat spots on a baby's head.

Title: Understanding Childhood Immunisation
Summary: This booklet helps parents make an informed decision about childhood immunisation. It provides information about immunisation, the recommended immunisation schedule and the diseases covered under the schedule. A magnetic copy of the childhood schedule is included on the inside front cover of the schedule. The booklet also provides advice on false reasons for immunisation, what to tell your health care providers when taking your child for immunisation, and eligibility for government benefits.

Consumer rights

Title: Why do some people need antibiotics?
Summary: Antibiotics information about cold, flu and other respiratory tract infections for people over the age of 55 and those with chronic conditions.

Dementia

Title: Asia Pacific Report Executive Summary
Summary: The Full report of Dementia in the Asia Pacific Region

Title: Dementia - Activities
Summary: Enjoyment doesn't require memory. Information about planning and providing appropriate activities for people with dementia.

Title: Dementia - Changed Behaviours
Summary: This sheet looks at some of the common behaviour changes that can occur when a person has dementia. Reasons for the changes are discussed and some general guidelines on how to cope with them are provided.

Title: Dementia - Communication
Summary: This sheet explains some of the changes in communication that occur as a result of dementia and suggests ways carers can help.

Title: Dementia - Early Planning
Summary: Early planning can make it much easier for both the person with dementia and carers to manage their financial and legal affairs. This sheet discusses ways to plan ahead and includes a list of support services.

Title: Dementia - Taking a Break
Summary: Taking a break from caring, often called respite, or respite care, is important for anyone providing day to day care for someone with dementia. This help Sheet discusses the benefits of taking a break, how to organise it and who can help.

Title: Dementia and Bladder and Bowel Control
Summary: People with dementia have memory loss and may be confused and not know where they are. This can cause or make bladder and bowel control problems worse.

Title: Worried About Your Memory?
Summary: Have you become concerned about increasing lapses in memory, or other changes in your thinking or behaviour?

Diabetes

Title: Blood glucose monitoring
Summary: You should regularly monitor your blood glucose.

Title: Depression and diabetes
Summary: Research indicates there are strong links between depression and diabetes.

Title: Diabetes - What is diabetes?
Summary: This fact sheet provides general information and facts about type 1 and 2 diabetes, their common symptoms, causes and treatment. It also covers gestational diabetes. It includes frequently asked questions about diabetes and information about diabetes and travelling, diabetes and driving and diabetes complications and driving.

Title: Diabetes Health Tracker
Summary: Keep track of your diabetes medicines, appointments for health checks and your medical test targets.

Title: Food choices for people with diabetes
Summary: Information about healthy eating for people with diabetes.

Title: Hypoglycaemia and diabetes
Summary: Hypoglycaemia (also called a 'hypo', low blood glucose or insulin reaction) is when your blood glucose level has dropped too low. This occurs when the level falls below 4 mmol/L although this can vary. While hypoglycaemia can be experienced by people taking certain tablets for their diabetes, it is more common in people who inject insulin. It is not a problem for people who manage their diabetes through a healthy eating plan alone.

Title: Insulin and Diabetes
Summary: Information about the role of insulin in the management of diabetes.

Title: Keeping track of your diabetes: It's not just about glucose
Summary: If you have diabetes, managing your blood pressure and cholesterol are just as important as managing your blood glucose (sugar). Find out how to manage your diabetes - the health checks that are available and what your targets are.

Title: Medication for Type 2 Diabetes
Summary: Diabetes is serious disease with potentially lethal complications. It affects an estimated 1.5 million Australians, yet research shows that most Australians don't think diabetes is serious. Even worse, most Australian's think they have a lower risk of developing diabetes than they actually do! Download 'Type 2 Diabetes — what you should know' to read more about the different types of diabetes, diabetes complications and diabetes prevention.

Title: Physical activity and diabetes
Summary: Information about the effects of diabetes on the body and how to manage them.

Title: Sick days and type 2 diabetes
Summary: Everyday illness or infections will nearly always cause a rise in blood glucose levels whether you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes. Therefore, at the earliest sign of any form of illness such as a cold or virus, it is important for you to take action.

Disabilities

Title: Dementia - Taking a Break
Summary: Taking a break from caring, often called respite, or respite care, is important for anyone providing day to day care for someone with dementia. This help Sheet discusses the benefits of taking a break, how to organise it and who can help.

Diseases and conditions

Title: Beta Thalassaemia Minor - Carriers
Summary: Important information for you and your family

Title: Living well with Chronic Heart Failure
Summary: Chronic heart failure is a life-threatening condition that affects around 300,000 Australians and kills more than 2,500 each year.

Title: Poor Bowel Control
Summary: People with poor bowel control accidentally pass bowel motions at the wrong time or in the wrong place. They may also pass wind when they do not mean to.

Title: What Can I say? What Can I Do? When someone I Know Is Living With A Terminal Condition
Summary: Suggests some strategies for helping someone you know who is living with a terminal condition.

Emergency

Title: Asylum Explained
Summary:

Environment

Title: Avian Influenza ('Bird Flu')
Summary: A new epidemic of severe influenza amongst flocks of poultry was identified in the Republic of Korea (South Korea) in December 2003 and has subsequently spread to several other Asian countries including Vietnam, Japan, Thailand, Cambodia, China, Laos and Indonesia. The virus is called influenza A H5N1. This influenza virus has since infected a small number of humans who have had contact with diseased birds or their faeces. Some of the people infected with this virus have died. Should this virus develop the ability to be transmitted easily be-tween people (eg. by combining with a human influenza virus), it is possible that many more humans would be infected.

Eyes

Title: Service brochure
Summary: Vision Australia provides services to people with varying degrees of vision loss. Our services meet the deiverse and changing needs of the individual over a lifetime.

Food safety

Title: Cooking for Children Book
Summary: Provides information and advice on early childhood nutrition, menu planning and food safety. Contains delicious and nutritious recipes for settings and families.

Title: Family Book
Summary: Provides families with practical information and advice to support healthy eating and encourage physical activity in young children.

Title: Staff/Carers Book
Summary: Provides practical information and advice on early childhood healthy eating and physical activity to all staff and carers in early childhood settings.

General health

Title: Community Language
Summary:

Title: eHealth
Summary: eHealth is an initiative of the Council of Australian Governments to establish a new electronic health system for Australia.

Title: Families
Summary: A pamphlet which answers commonly asked questions about the effects of mental illness on families.

Title: Family and friends
Summary: Are your family, friends or colleagues unsere of the implications of your ME/CFS?

Title: Family Book
Summary: Provides families with practical information and advice to support healthy eating and encourage physical activity in young children.

Title: Getting out and about: outdoor active play
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: Learning to pace
Summary: 'Pacing' is a key strategy to help manage your ME/CFS; understand the basics here.

Title: Nutrition and ME/CFS
Summary: nutrition is vitally important in managing ME/CFS; learn why here.

Title: Positive eating practices
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: Something is not quite right
Summary: The new checklist pamphlets have been developed for people who have English as a second language and for those who have low literacy skills. This pamphlet will aid in the identification of the early signs of psychosis. Developed with support from the William Buckland Foundation and Paul Newman Foundation.

Title: Staff/Carers Book
Summary: Provides practical information and advice on early childhood healthy eating and physical activity to all staff and carers in early childhood settings.

Title: The importance of active play
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: The importance of drinking water
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: Working with your health care team
Summary: Tips for working with the health professionals who are supporting you to manage ME/CFS

Grief and loss

Title: About the Dying Process
Summary: If you have never seen anyone die you may be afraid of what will happen, but the moment of death is usually peaceful. This brochure is designed to help you.

Title: When sadness won't go away
Summary: A checklist pamphlet explaining the symptoms of depression and anxiety in easy language.

Heart

Title: Heart Attack: Every Minute Counts
Summary: This 10-page booklet provides information on the warning signs of heart attack, its causes and symptoms and risk reduction strategies.

Title: Living well with Chronic Heart Failure
Summary: Chronic heart failure is a life-threatening condition that affects around 300,000 Australians and kills more than 2,500 each year.

Title: Recognise your heart attack? - Action plan
Summary: The most common warning signs of a heart attack are outlined below.

HIV/AIDS

Title: You are not alone
Summary: Produced in conjunction with VAC/GMHC, this multilanguage resource is in English, Chinese, Vietnamese, Thai and Khmer. Targeting people who are newly diagnosed with HIV, the resource is ideally placed to assist people to understand treatments related issues, including how best to monitor your health, transmission of HIV, disclosure, sex, and who to contact in your state for assistance, advice, resources and support.

Immunisation

Title: Understanding Childhood Immunisation
Summary: This booklet helps parents make an informed decision about childhood immunisation. It provides information about immunisation, the recommended immunisation schedule and the diseases covered under the schedule. A magnetic copy of the childhood schedule is included on the inside front cover of the schedule. The booklet also provides advice on false reasons for immunisation, what to tell your health care providers when taking your child for immunisation, and eligibility for government benefits.

Infections

Title: Avian Influenza ('Bird Flu')
Summary: A new epidemic of severe influenza amongst flocks of poultry was identified in the Republic of Korea (South Korea) in December 2003 and has subsequently spread to several other Asian countries including Vietnam, Japan, Thailand, Cambodia, China, Laos and Indonesia. The virus is called influenza A H5N1. This influenza virus has since infected a small number of humans who have had contact with diseased birds or their faeces. Some of the people infected with this virus have died. Should this virus develop the ability to be transmitted easily be-tween people (eg. by combining with a human influenza virus), it is possible that many more humans would be infected.

Kidney and bladder

Title: Bladder problems and the prostate
Summary: This factsheet explains the role of the prostate on the bladder and its link to incontinence problems.

Title: Bladder Training
Summary: This fact sheet provides an overview of what bladder training is and what it can be used for. It includes a step by step training method and monitoring of outcomes.

Title: Continence Products
Summary: Three out of four people who have bowel or bladder control problems can be cured or helped to better manage their problem.

Title: Dementia and Bladder and Bowel Control
Summary: People with dementia have memory loss and may be confused and not know where they are. This can cause or make bladder and bowel control problems worse.

Title: Good Bladder Habits for Everyone
Summary: This leaflet describes good bladder habits, lists the common warnings signs of bladder control problems and provide hints for maintaining a healthy bladder.

Title: One in Three Women Who Ever Had a Baby Wet Themselves
Summary: This leaflet explains why women may experience bladder control problems after having a baby and provides information about how to stop it or manage it.

Title: Pelvic Floor Muscle Training for Men
Summary: The floor of the pelvis is made up of layers of muscle and other tissues. These layers stretch like a hammock from the tailbone at the back, to the pubic bone in front.

Title: Pelvic Floor Muscle Training for Women
Summary: The floor of the pelvis is made up of layers of muscle and other tissues. These layers stretch like a hammock from the tailbone at the back, to the pubic bone in front.

Title: Poor Bowel Control
Summary: People with poor bowel control accidentally pass bowel motions at the wrong time or in the wrong place. They may also pass wind when they do not mean to.

Title: Surgery for Bladder Control Problems
Summary: This leaflet discusses the surgical options available to women who suffer from stress incontinence.

Legal Rights and Information

Title: About the Dying Process
Summary: If you have never seen anyone die you may be afraid of what will happen, but the moment of death is usually peaceful. This brochure is designed to help you.

Title: AMEP Client's Rights and Responsibilities
Summary: This document informs AMEP clients on their rights and responsibilities whilst attending the AMEP.

Title: Asylum Explained
Summary:

Title: Brochure: The Support for Trafficked People Program and the role of Red Cross
Summary: Human trafficking occurs when a person is deliberately deceived about the conditions of a job in another country.

Title: Consumer's guide to door to door sales brochure
Summary: You have legal rights when dealing with sales agents at your door. If what's on offer is valued at over $100 (or the value can't be determined when the offer is made), the agent must follow rules.

Title: Consumer Guarantees Brochure
Summary: Eight simple rules you can use to find out when it is time to use your rights.

Title: Consumer Guarantees Poster
Summary: A poster of the Consumer guarantees, repair, replace, refund initiative.

Title: Directors/Coordinators Book
Summary: The most detailed of all the Guidelines resources. Provides practical information and advice on early childhood healthy eating and physical activity, how to develop nutrition and physical activity policies and ways to support and encourage staff, carers and families.

Title: eHealth
Summary: eHealth is an initiative of the Council of Australian Governments to establish a new electronic health system for Australia.

Title: Guide to Horticulture Code
Summary: A guideline that provides information to industry participants in the horticulture industry about the horticulture code.

Title: Keeping track of your diabetes: It's not just about glucose
Summary: If you have diabetes, managing your blood pressure and cholesterol are just as important as managing your blood glucose (sugar). Find out how to manage your diabetes - the health checks that are available and what your targets are.

Title: Overview of the Horticulture Code
Summary: An overview of the Horticulture Code for participants in the horticulture industry

Title: Personal Information Advice
Summary: This advice informs AMEP clients on how information collected by AMEP service providers may be disclosed to other agencies or organisations for the purpose of administering other government programs and services.

Title: Poor Bowel Control
Summary: People with poor bowel control accidentally pass bowel motions at the wrong time or in the wrong place. They may also pass wind when they do not mean to.

Title: Privacy Brochure
Summary: This document is only a brief outline of our commitment to respecting your privacy.

Title: Service brochure
Summary: Vision Australia provides services to people with varying degrees of vision loss. Our services meet the deiverse and changing needs of the individual over a lifetime.

Title: Unit Pricing
Summary: This pamphlet provides information to help grocery retailers quickly workout whether they are affected by the unit pricing code.

Title: What Can I say? What Can I Do? When someone I Know Is Living With A Terminal Condition
Summary: Suggests some strategies for helping someone you know who is living with a terminal condition.

Title: Workplace words and phrases
Summary:

Men's Health

Title: Pelvic Floor Muscle Training for Men
Summary: The floor of the pelvis is made up of layers of muscle and other tissues. These layers stretch like a hammock from the tailbone at the back, to the pubic bone in front.

Mental Health/Illness

Title: Asia Pacific Report Executive Summary
Summary: The Full report of Dementia in the Asia Pacific Region

Title: Bipolar Disorder
Summary: This fact sheet provides a brief outline of what is bipolar disorder, its common symptoms, its causes and treatments.

Title: Dementia - Activities
Summary: Enjoyment doesn't require memory. Information about planning and providing appropriate activities for people with dementia.

Title: Helping someone at risk of suicide
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Title: Psychosis
Summary: This fact sheets provides information about causes, symptoms and treatment and support services.

Title: Schizophrenia
Summary: This fact sheet provides information on causes, symptoms and support services.

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

Title: What is an anxiety disorder
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Title: What is bipolar mood disorder
Summary: This brochure talks about bipolar mood disorder, its symptoms and possible causes, treatment options and where to go for help.

Title: What is depressive disorder
Summary:

Title: What is eating disorder
Summary:

Title: What is mental illness
Summary:

Title: What is personality disorder
Summary:

Title: What is schizophrenia
Summary:

Title: Worried About Your Memory?
Summary: Have you become concerned about increasing lapses in memory, or other changes in your thinking or behaviour?

Nutrition

Title: Cooking for Children Book
Summary: Provides information and advice on early childhood nutrition, menu planning and food safety. Contains delicious and nutritious recipes for settings and families.

Title: Family Book
Summary: Provides families with practical information and advice to support healthy eating and encourage physical activity in young children.

Title: First foods: Food from home
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: First foods: Food provided by the early childhood setting
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: Food ideas for busy parents
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: Infant formula
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: Lunchbox Ideas: Meals for early childhood settings
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochues covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: Positive eating practices
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: Staff/Carers Book
Summary: Provides practical information and advice on early childhood healthy eating and physical activity to all staff and carers in early childhood settings.

Title: The importance of drinking water
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Palliative care

Title: Asking Questions Can Help
Summary: A booklet designed for people seeing the palliative care team to help you get the information you need about your condition.

Title: Facts About Morphine
Summary: Explains the facts and myths about opioid medicines.

Title: What is Palliative Care?
Summary: Answers questions about palliative and end of life care.

Parenting

Title: Breastfeeding and returning to work
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: Decisions about down time: a balancing act
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: Developing movement skills
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: First foods: Food from home
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: First foods: Food provided by the early childhood setting
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: Food ideas for busy parents
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: Infant formula
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: Keeping children on the move
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: Lunchbox Ideas: Meals for early childhood settings
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochues covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: Meningococcal vaccine free to all children aged 1 to 5 years
Summary: Sign saying 'Free Meningococcal C Vaccine is now available to all children aged one to five years.'

Title: Safe Sleeping
Summary: Fact sheet on reducing the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

Title: Safe Wrapping
Summary: Wrapping is a useful method to help babies settle and sleep on their back.

Title: The role of parents in children's active play
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: Tummy Time
Summary: Tummy Time is important to help prevent flat spots on a baby's head.

Physical activity

Title: Decisions about down time: a balancing act
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: Developing movement skills
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: Getting out and about: outdoor active play
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: Keeping children on the move
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: The importance of active play
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: The role of parents in children's active play
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Settlement Information

Title: Access and Equity Report 2008-10 Translated Report Summary and Message
Summary: The report features good practice examples of how government agencies are responding to the needs of Australia’s multicultural society and includes case studies of migrants who have participated in government programs designed to assist them to settle in Australia.

Title: Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP)
Summary: The AMEP is a program which provides basic English as a second language (ESL) tuition to help migrants and refugees from non-English speaking backgrounds settle successfully in Australia. This resource provides information about the scheme, who can apply and how and what it can offer. PLEASE NOTE: The English version of this resource is available over a series of web pages. Please click on the relevant links on the first page to download the required section. The translated versions are available as a single PDF file. There are two Chinese versions of this resource, one in Chinese simplified script and one in Chinese traditional script.

Title: Australia's Multicultural Policy
Summary: Importance of a culturally diverse and socially cohesive nation

Title: Beginning a life in Australia
Summary: The Beginning a Life in Australia booklet welcomes newly-arrived migrants and humanitarian entrants to Australia. It provides useful national, state/territory and local settlement information for migrants, humanitarian entrants, their sponsors and service providers. This information is available to download in English and 37 community languages.

Title: Childcare in the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP)
Summary: The childcare in the AMEP fact sheet outlines the childcare arrangements for AMEP clients who have children under school age and are attending classroom tuition.

Title: Don't Be Tempted To Use Unregistered Migration Agents
Summary: Did you know it is illegal for anyone who isn't a registered migration agent to give immigration assistance? The department has published an article in the ethnic press with advice on how to select a migration agent and how to check that they are registered.

Title: Migration Fraud Summary
Summary: How to protect yourself from fraudulent operators, email and internet scams

Title: Personal Information Advice
Summary: This advice informs AMEP clients on how information collected by AMEP service providers may be disclosed to other agencies or organisations for the purpose of administering other government programs and services.

Title: Settlement information for migrants to Australia
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Title: Using a Migration Agent in Australia Flyer
Summary: Information for clients considering using a Migration Agent in Australia

Title: We can help you learn English
Summary: The We can help you learn English brochure contains information about how the AMEP delivers English language classes to eligible migrants.

Sexual Health

Title: Female sex worker Information
Summary: Sexual and reproductive health information and support is important for everyone, and is essential in the sex work industry. This booklet contains information on sexual and reproductive health and general wellbeing.

Translation and Interpreting Resources

Title: How to telephone RDNS in your language
Summary: You can telephone RDNS and speak to us in your language 24 hours a day, every day of the year.

Welfare benefits and services

Title: Are you a Young Carer?
Summary: The Young Carers Respite and Information Services Program assists young carers who need support to complete their secondary education or vocational equivalent due to the demands of their caring role.

Title: Asylum Explained
Summary:

Title: Brochure: The Support for Trafficked People Program and the role of Red Cross
Summary: Human trafficking occurs when a person is deliberately deceived about the conditions of a job in another country.

Title: Childcare in the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP)
Summary: The childcare in the AMEP fact sheet outlines the childcare arrangements for AMEP clients who have children under school age and are attending classroom tuition.

Title: Service brochure
Summary: Vision Australia provides services to people with varying degrees of vision loss. Our services meet the deiverse and changing needs of the individual over a lifetime.

Title: Something is not quite right
Summary: The new checklist pamphlets have been developed for people who have English as a second language and for those who have low literacy skills. This pamphlet will aid in the identification of the early signs of psychosis. Developed with support from the William Buckland Foundation and Paul Newman Foundation.

Title: We can help you learn English
Summary: The We can help you learn English brochure contains information about how the AMEP delivers English language classes to eligible migrants.

Women's Health

Title: Breastfeeding and returning to work
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: Female sex worker Information
Summary: Sexual and reproductive health information and support is important for everyone, and is essential in the sex work industry. This booklet contains information on sexual and reproductive health and general wellbeing.

Title: One in Three Women Who Ever Had a Baby Wet Themselves
Summary: This leaflet explains why women may experience bladder control problems after having a baby and provides information about how to stop it or manage it.

Title: Pelvic Floor Muscle Training for Women
Summary: The floor of the pelvis is made up of layers of muscle and other tissues. These layers stretch like a hammock from the tailbone at the back, to the pubic bone in front.

Title: Privacy Brochure
Summary: This document is only a brief outline of our commitment to respecting your privacy.

Title: Surgery for Bladder Control Problems
Summary: This leaflet discusses the surgical options available to women who suffer from stress incontinence.

Workplace Safety

Title: Workplace words and phrases
Summary:

Other State and Territories - 283

Abuse

Title: Before you hit a child - stop and think
Summary: This resources provides suggestions for preventing hitting children. It also includes Information about useful services.

Title: Domestic violence hurts the whole family
Summary: This brochure explain what domestic violence is and provides a list of services available for people experiencing domestic violence.

Title: Wellbeing: Invest In Your Life. Mental Health Month Fact Sheet 2011
Summary: This fact sheet provides a number of simple, everyday ideas for how you can improve wellbeing.

Aged care

Title: Ageing Roundtable
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Title: Client Information on Privacy
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Title: Community Support Teams
Summary: The Community Support Team (CST) brochure provides information about the services provided by CSTs.

Title: Don't let fear limit your life
Summary: Why older people shouldn't be restricted by fears of violent crime, and what measures they can take to protect themselves.

Title: Growing older is all about living
Summary: Good ways for older people to develop new interests.

Title: Growing older, but staying well
Summary: Guide to good health for older people including ways to keep body and mind active.

Title: Home Care Service Fact sheet
Summary: The Home Care Service of NSW is one of a number of Home and Community Care providers subsidised by the Australian and NSW governments to help people with disability, older people and their carers to live independently in their own homes.

Title: Person centred approaches Q&A fact sheet
Summary: The NSW Government is exploring new ways to support people with a disability in NSW.

Title: Stay on your feet with safer shoes
Summary: Advice for older people on how the correct footwear can prevent falls.

Title: Supported Living Fund What is it?
Summary:

Alcohol and other drugs

Title: Alcohol and drug problems happen in all kinds of families
Summary: This pamphlet describes how counselling can assist people with drug and alcohol problems and their families.

Title: Cannabis
Summary: Before discussing any drug with teenagers, always get your facts right first. Many young people know more about illegal drugs than parents do - and if you give them information they know isn't accurate, they may not believe other things you tell them.

Title: Drug information for Parents
Summary: Whether your child chooses to use drugs or not, he or she could be aware of the issue of drugs through the media or peers.

Title: EAGLE - Eastwood and Gladesville Liquor Education Project
Summary: This project targeted safe and responsible consumption of alcohol by young people (18-25 years) at licensed premises. The five key messages developed into posters and for in-house TV screens were to educate patrons: - Not to buy their friends alcohol when they were already intoxicated - On the laws around refusing to leave a licensed premises when asked by staff - Not to become aggressive or violent with staff or other patrons - On the size of a standard drink - Not to drink drive

Title: Families and friends affected by the drug or alcohol use of someone close
Summary: A booklet to help families and friends of people affected by drug or alcohol abuse.

Title: Family matters - how to approach drug issues with your family
Summary: A guide to talking about drug issues with children and young people, including information about legal and illicit drugs and alcohol, and tips for communicating with children and young people.

Title: How harmful is cannabis?
Summary: Information for parents about teenagers and cannabis.

Asthma

Title: Adult Asthma Information Pack
Summary: Information for people with asthma, including the cause of asthma and how to manage the condition

Title: Asthma Action Plan
Summary: Proforma for individualised information for parents/carers to help them manage their child's asthma on a daily basis and when an acute attack occurs

Title: Asthma Facts - Chinese
Summary: This brochure provides a comprehensive overview of the main facts about asthma and provides answers to some of the most common questions about this condition. The content of this brochure is specifically aimed at patients from a Chinese background.

Title: Chidren's Asthma Resource Pack for Parents and Carers
Summary: This resource pack has been designed, using current and best practice asthma information, to help you manage your child's asthma. The information is for educational purposes only and does not replace individual medical advice.

Title: Children's asthma information pack
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Title: COPD Information Pack
Summary: Information Pack on COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)

Title: Emergency Department - Asthma Action Plan Patient Factsheets
Summary: Action plan for asthma

Title: I Have Asthma
Summary: An educational colouring in book that explains what asthma is to children 4 to 8 years old.

Title: Passive Smoking
Summary: This fact sheet deals with passive smoking, the risks for unborn babies and young children, and protecting children from Environmental Tobacco Smoke

Cancer

Title: Do You Have A Breast Change?
Summary: A guide for women on breast changes and their causes, including both breast cancer and other non-cancerous changes. Also includes information on tests to find the cause of breast changes.

Title: Information for women with early breast cancer
Summary: A comprehensive guide for women with early breast cancer, including treatment, effects of treatment on fertility, impact on sexuality, coping and getting support, and returning to work.

Title: Passive Smoking
Summary: This fact sheet deals with passive smoking, the risks for unborn babies and young children, and protecting children from Environmental Tobacco Smoke

Title: Prostate cancer: what are the treatment options?
Summary: Information about prostate cancer treatments to help men decide which is the best choice for them.

Child Protection

Title: Advice for parents and carers - Signs of problem gambling
Summary: This leaflet outlines some of the signs of problem gambling and provides parents with strategies to help address the gambling problem with their children and where to get help.

Title: Anxiety In Children
Summary: Anxiety is a word that health professionals use when a child is fearful or distressed and the distress keeps going on for a long time.

Title: Keep medicines and other poisons locked away
Summary: Guide to preventing childhood poisoning by storing medicines and household chemicals safely. What to do if a child swallows something that may be poisonous.

Title: Kids Can Drown Without a Sound
Summary: A literature review identified portable pools as a high risk location for child drowning and near drowning. Discussions with bilingual workers, key informants and focus group participants also identified the need for water safety education among Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities. Kids Health developed a portable pool safety brochure titles "Kids Can Drown Without a Sound" based on focus group feedback conducted by Multicultural Health Communication Service (MHCS) to raise awareness of the safety issues associated with portable swimming pools and the legal requirement for fencing to English and non-English speaking community groups.

Title: Plaster cast or backslab care instructions for patients and their carers
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Title: Preventing youth suicide
Summary: The risk factors for youth suicide and what parents can do to help prevent it.

Title: Protecting children and young people and reporting to the Department of Community Services
Summary: Information for parents about the duty of health workers to report suspected abuse or neglect of children. Includes information about the Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1998.

Children's health

Title: Allergy and Allergy Testing
Summary: This fact sheet deals with what is an allergy, what are some of the causes and different tests that can be done.

Title: Anorexia Nervosa in Children and Young People
Summary: This brochure briefly describes anorexia nervosa and the effects on children - especially girls. It includes advice on how to deal with the issues associated with this disorder, provides information about possible treatment and contacts for futher assistance.

Title: Anxiety in Children
Summary: This resource provides an overview about anxiety, how it can affect children and describes how parents can find out whether their children's worries should be considered serious and whether they need treatment.

Title: Anxiety In Children
Summary: Anxiety is a word that health professionals use when a child is fearful or distressed and the distress keeps going on for a long time.

Title: Baby's first foods
Summary:

Title: Bedwetting
Summary: Wetting the bed at night (nocturnal enuresis) is very common in young children. In fact, it is normal up to the age of five years.

Title: Before your child's 18 month health check
Summary: This is a list of questions prepared by NSW health which parents may to read and provide answers to before their child's 18 month health check.

Title: Before your child's 6 to 8 weeks health check
Summary: This is a list of questions prepared by NSW health which parents may to read and provide answers to before their child's 6 to 8 weeks health check.

Title: Bringing up children with Down Syndrome
Summary: Facts about Down syndrome. How early education helps. Where parents can find support.

Title: Bronchiolitis
Summary: Bronchiolitis is a chest condition caused by an infection with a virus. It often occurs in infants in the first year of life and it usually happens in winter. The virus infects the small breathing tubes (bronchioles) of the lungs and they become narrowed by mucous and inflammation.

Title: Caring for your child's teeth
Summary: The main cause of tooth decay is an acid attack on the surfaces of the teeth. This acid is produced by bacteria which cling to the surface of the teeth in a film called dental plaque. Sweet, sticky, sugary foods encourage the plaque to make acid which causes tooth decay and bleeding gums.

Title: Chickenpox
Summary: Fact sheet about chickenpox

Title: Chidren's Asthma Resource Pack for Parents and Carers
Summary: This resource pack has been designed, using current and best practice asthma information, to help you manage your child's asthma. The information is for educational purposes only and does not replace individual medical advice.

Title: Children's asthma information pack
Summary:

Title: Children's infectious diseases
Summary: A guide to infectious diseases in children, and how to prevent spreading them.

Title: Children's Teeth
Summary: Fact sheet dealing with issues about children's teeth, including: tooth decay, cleaning teeth, dental floss, dentists, dental emergencies and tips for avoiding dental disease

Title: Constipation
Summary: Some children go to the toilet two or three times a day. Others may go only once a week, without problems. "Constipation" describes how hard your child's bowel poos are and how difficult or painful it is to pass a bowel motion, not just how often your child goes to the toilet.

Title: Constipation (1 year and beyond)
Summary: Constipation describes how hard your child's poos are and how difficult or painful it is to poo, not just how often your child goes to the toilet

Title: Depression in Children
Summary: This resource provides an overview of depression and how it can affect and manifest itself in children. it also includes strategies in how to manage it and contacts for further help.

Title: Disruptive Disorders in Children
Summary: This resources provides an overview of the most common behavioural disorders that can affect children. It provides some ways to mange disruptive children and contacts for further help.

Title: Does your child have a Personal Health Record?
Summary: Information about the Personal Health Record - an easy way to record your child's medical history.

Title: Early Childhood Health Centres - How can they help?
Summary: A guide to early childhood services for babies and young children (from My First Health Record).

Title: Fact Sheet for Parents of Children at Risk of Anaphylaxis in New South Wales
Summary: Anaphylaxis is the most severe form of allergic reaction and is potentially life threatening. It usually occurs rapidly after exposure to a food, insect or medicine to which a person may already be allergic. Anaphylaxis must always be treated as a medical emergency and requires immediate treatment with adrenaline.

Title: Febrile convulsions - Children
Summary: A febrile convulsion is a common medical condition. Approximately three percent of children aged 6 months to 6 years have a convulsion when they have a fever or high temperature.

Title: Fever
Summary: Fever is usually a sign of infection in the body. Infections such as colds and flu are very common, especially in pre-school children. Young preschool children can have up to five to ten infections each year.

Title: Fever - Children
Summary: A fever is when the body's temperature is higher than normal. Humans usually have a body temperature within a very narrow range. Normally a child has a fever when their temperature, is over 37.5°C. (when taken by a thermometer in the mouth or under the arm) A child with a fever often has a hot, flushed face. The forehead may feel hot. The child may feel hot, or sometimes even shivery. A child's hands and feet may feel cold, even when the rest of the child is hot. Children with fever are often miserable or tired.

Title: Giardiasis
Summary: Causes and prevention of giardiasis, an intestinal infection causing symptoms like diarrhoea, stomach cramps and nausea.

Title: Helping children with concentration problems
Summary: A guide to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), including the signs a child may have this condition, and where to get help.

Title: Hepatitis C
Summary:

Title: How harmful is cannabis?
Summary: Information for parents about teenagers and cannabis.

Title: How to sterilise bottles and utensils
Summary: Instructions for sterilising babies' bottles and teats.

Title: Intellectual Disability
Summary: When a child has a significant delay in learning and this delay affects several areas of a child's development (global delay) and is expected to continue for life, then professionals start to talk about a child having an intellectual disability.

Title: Keep medicines and other poisons locked away
Summary: Guide to preventing childhood poisoning by storing medicines and household chemicals safely. What to do if a child swallows something that may be poisonous.

Title: Kids Can Drown Without a Sound
Summary: A literature review identified portable pools as a high risk location for child drowning and near drowning. Discussions with bilingual workers, key informants and focus group participants also identified the need for water safety education among Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities. Kids Health developed a portable pool safety brochure titles "Kids Can Drown Without a Sound" based on focus group feedback conducted by Multicultural Health Communication Service (MHCS) to raise awareness of the safety issues associated with portable swimming pools and the legal requirement for fencing to English and non-English speaking community groups.

Title: Making food fun for children and parents
Summary: Tips to help parents avoid feeding problems with young children.

Title: Meningitis
Summary: The brain and spinal cord are surrounded by a lining called the meninges. Infection or inflammation of the meninges is called meningitis. There is normally a fluid between the meninges and the brain or spinal cord called cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). In meningitis, the CSF becomes infected.

Title: Newborn screening: Tests to protect your baby
Summary: Information for parents about routine testing of newborn babies to detect a number of rare disorders.

Title: Passive smoking
Summary: Passive smoking is breathing in smoke from other people's cigarettes, cigars or pipes. Smoke that is breathed out by a smoker is called mainstream smoke. The smoke drifting from the burning end of a cigarette is called sidestream smoke. Second Hand Smoke (SHS) also known as Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) is a combination of mainstream and sidestream smoke with each contributing to about half of the smoke generated. Parental smoking is the commonest source of ETS exposure for children.

Title: Passive Smoking
Summary: This fact sheet deals with passive smoking, the risks for unborn babies and young children, and protecting children from Environmental Tobacco Smoke

Title: Peanut allergy
Summary:

Title: Peanut allergy and peanut free diet
Summary: Peanut allergy is a reaction which occurs soon after exposure to peanuts or peanut products. It is due to lgE allergy antibodies against peanut proteins.

Title: Poisonous plants
Summary: Lots of plants are poisonous or capable of causing highly allergic reactions. Some will also pierce you with their sharp spines. Few actually do lasting harm but some should be treated with care and respect. Garden and household chemicals, fires, backyard swimming pools and even ladders are far more dangerous backyard hazards for children than plants.

Title: Preventing youth suicide
Summary: The risk factors for youth suicide and what parents can do to help prevent it.

Title: Problems with a new baby? There's always someone to help
Summary: Guide to support services to help parents with babies cope with common problems including difficulty getting the baby to sleep, and problems feeding the baby.

Title: Protecting children and young people and reporting to the Department of Community Services
Summary: Information for parents about the duty of health workers to report suspected abuse or neglect of children. Includes information about the Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1998.

Title: Self-esteem in young children under five
Summary: A parents' guide to developing self-esteem in young children.

Title: Statewide Eyesight Preschooler Screening (StEPS) brochure
Summary: The StEPS brochure explains why children should have their vision screened before they start school and how children can access the StEPS program and have their vision screened for free before they start school.

Title: Stress - it affects children too
Summary: Like adults, children can be affected by stress. This fact sheet explains how parents can help their children cope with stress in their lives.

Title: Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) - how to lower the risk
Summary: Guidelines for lowering the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.

Title: Urinary tract infection - children
Summary: Urinary tract infections (UTI) are common in children. UTIs are caused by a growth of germs in the bladder and sometimes in the kidneys. An infection may make a child only mildly ill or very sick. All children who have UTI must be investigated for any underlying problems in the kidneys or bladder.

Title: Why do children need immunisation?
Summary: A guide to immunisation for children in NSW, including which vaccines are needed and at what ages. Explains that immunisation helps protect babies and children from potentially serious diseases. Inlcudes information about side effects of immunisation, immunisation records and school enrolment, and vaccines for adults.

Title: Why does my baby need a diagnostic assessment?
Summary: Information from the NSW Statewide Infant Screening-Hearing (SWISH) Program for parents whose baby needs a diagnostic assessment following two unclear results from hearing tests.

Title: Why does my baby need a hearing check?
Summary: Information for parents on hearing checks for babies, and why they're important for detecting problems early.

Title: Why does my baby need a repeat hearing screen?
Summary: Information for parents on why their baby needs a repeat hearing test.

Dental care

Title: Caring for Dentures
Summary: This is a fact sheet overviewing what to expect from new dentures and how to look after them.

Title: Caring for your child's teeth
Summary: The main cause of tooth decay is an acid attack on the surfaces of the teeth. This acid is produced by bacteria which cling to the surface of the teeth in a film called dental plaque. Sweet, sticky, sugary foods encourage the plaque to make acid which causes tooth decay and bleeding gums.

Title: Children's Teeth
Summary: Fact sheet dealing with issues about children's teeth, including: tooth decay, cleaning teeth, dental floss, dentists, dental emergencies and tips for avoiding dental disease

Diabetes

Title: Blepharitis - Cataracts - Diabetes and your Eyes
Summary: This pamphlet provides information about causes and available treatment of blepharitis, cataract and retinopathy.

Title: Diabetes fact sheets (Chinese)
Summary: This is a fact sheets about diabetes and healthy eating for Chinese speakers.

Title: Diabetes in pregnancy - gestational diabetes
Summary: Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that cdan develop in pregnancy. This fact sheet explains the condition and how it can affect a woman's pregnancy and future health.

Title: Give your feet the care they deserve
Summary: Guide to foot health including information on common foot problems and special care for people with diabetes.

Digestive system

Title: Constipation
Summary: Some children go to the toilet two or three times a day. Others may go only once a week, without problems. "Constipation" describes how hard your child's bowel poos are and how difficult or painful it is to pass a bowel motion, not just how often your child goes to the toilet.

Title: Constipation (1 year and beyond)
Summary: Constipation describes how hard your child's poos are and how difficult or painful it is to poo, not just how often your child goes to the toilet

Title: Giardiasis
Summary: Causes and prevention of giardiasis, an intestinal infection causing symptoms like diarrhoea, stomach cramps and nausea.

Title: Help for common digestive problems
Summary: Information about digestive problems, including acid reflux, constipation, stomach unlcer, irritable bowel syndrome, stomach cancer and bowel cancer.

Disabilities

Title: Bringing up children with Down Syndrome
Summary: Facts about Down syndrome. How early education helps. Where parents can find support.

Title: Intellectual Disability
Summary: When a child has a significant delay in learning and this delay affects several areas of a child's development (global delay) and is expected to continue for life, then professionals start to talk about a child having an intellectual disability.

Discrimination

Title: Fair Treatment - Your rights
Summary: This sheets provides a brief overview of what equal opportunity means and includes contact details for the South Australian Commission.

Diseases and conditions

Title: Allergy and allergy tests
Summary: Information about allergy and allergy tests

Title: Arthritis - you can do something about it
Summary: Osteoarthritis is very common in older people. This guide, which includes information on exercise and diet, explains how to relieve the pain and discomfort of the condition.

Title: Barmah Forest virus infection
Summary: Barmah Forest virus is a germ that can infect people through mosquito bites. Past infection with Barmah Forest virus may have a protective effect against future infection. Barmah Forest virus is related to Ross River virus.

Title: Beat the Heat, Health Tips for a Safe Season (English)
Summary: Advice on some things you can do to minimise your risk of heat related illness

Title: Chronic bronchitis, emphysema and airway narrowing (COPD)
Summary: Conditions like chronic bronchitis, emphysema and airway narrowing are known as 'chronic obstructive pulmonary disease' (COPD). This guide explains how people with this problem can manage their condition.

Title: Compression Stocking
Summary: Information about venous leg ulcers and how wearing compression stockings can prevent them returning.

Title: Cystitis
Summary: The brochure illustrates the causes, symptoms and treatment for cystitis.

Title: Fever
Summary: Fever is usually a sign of infection in the body. Infections such as colds and flu are very common, especially in pre-school children. Young preschool children can have up to five to ten infections each year.

Title: Good news about bad backs
Summary: Information about back pain including prevention and treatment.

Title: Headlice - The Facts
Summary: Information about head lice, including symptoms and treatment.

Title: Heat-related illness including heat stroke
Summary: This factsheet provides information on ehat-related illness as well as heat stroke. Heat-related illness can range from mild conditions such as dehydration or cramps to very serious conditions such as heat stroke. Heat can also worsen many existing medical conditions.

Title: Help for anxiety problems
Summary: A guide to anxiety disorders including generalised anxiety disorders, phobias, obsessive compulisve disorder and post-traumatic stress syndrome. Where to find help.

Title: Help for common digestive problems
Summary: Information about digestive problems, including acid reflux, constipation, stomach unlcer, irritable bowel syndrome, stomach cancer and bowel cancer.

Title: Help for infertile couples
Summary: Causes and treatment of infertility in men and women.

Title: Hepatitis C
Summary:

Title: How to keep your blood pressure healthy
Summary: Why high blood pressure harms health. Preventing high blood pressure.

Title: Is it the flu - or just a bad cold?
Summary: Preventing and treating colds and flu. Advice on flu immunisation.

Title: Legionnaires disease
Summary: A guide to Legionnaire's disease, including, causes, prevention, symptoms and treatment.

Title: Leptospirosis
Summary: A guide to leptospirosis, a bacterial infection that can affect humans and animals, and which is more common in north eastern NSW and Queensland. People who have close contact with animals are more at risk from this disease. Information includes causes, symptoms, prevention and treatment.

Title: Listeriosis
Summary: A guide to preventing listeriosis, a rare but serious foodborne disease.

Title: Mastitis Causes, prevention and treatment
Summary: Information about mastitis causes and treatment.

Title: Meningococcal disease
Summary: Information about meningococcal disease, an uncommon but serious disease, which is more likely to affect small children, adolescents and young adults. Includes symptoms, prevention and treatment.

Title: Molluscum Contagiosum
Summary: Causes and treatment of the viral skin infection, molluscum contagiosum.

Title: Murray Valley Encephalitis
Summary: A guide to Murray Valley Encephalitis (MVE), a serious mosquito borne disease, usually occurring in remote north western Australia.

Title: NSW TB Services Directory
Summary: list of chest clinics (NSW Tuberculosis Prevention and Control Service) in NSW

Title: Parvovirus B19 and Fifth Disease
Summary: Information about parvovirus B19, a common virus causing 'fifth disease', a mild illness that is more likely to affect children.

Title: Peanut allergy
Summary:

Title: Pertussis (whooping cough)
Summary: Information about pertussis (whooping cough), a disease that can be very serious in small children, but is preventable by immunisation.

Title: Preventing stroke: is it time to change your lifestyle?
Summary: How diet and exercise can help prevent stroke.

Title: Psittacosis
Summary: Information about psittacosis, an uncommon disease that can be passed to humans by birds. Includes causes, symptoms, prevention and treatment.

Title: Rabies and Bat Lyssavirus Infection
Summary: A guide to rabies and bay lyssavirus infection, serious diseases transmitted by bites and scratches from infected animals. Includes information on prevention.

Title: Rubella
Summary: Facts about rubella, a viral infection which can cause serious damage to unborn babies. Includes information about immunisation.

Title: Rubella Information (with special emphasis for women of childbearing age)
Summary: Fact sheet on rubella, an infectious disease which can harm unborn babies. Includes information on how the disease is spread, symptoms, prevention and immunisation.

Title: Salmonellosis
Summary: A guide to the foodborne disease, salmonellosis, including symptoms and prevention with good hygiene.

Title: Services Provided by Tuberculosis Prevention and control Service/ Chest Clinics
Summary: NSW has a network of TB Prevention and Control Service / Chest Clinics located across the state. The network aims to provide a comprehensive, culturally appropriate and accessible service to all. Our goals are to cure TB, reduce TB illness and prevent the spread of TB within the community.

Title: Shigellosis
Summary: A guide to shigellosis, an infection caused by the Shigella bacteria, restulting in symptoms like diarrhoea, fever, nausea and stomach cramps. Inlucdes information on prevention and treatment.

Title: Solutions for common bladder problems
Summary: A guide to incontinence in adults and children, and where to get help.

Title: Surviving the cold and flu season
Summary: Reducing the risk of colds and flu, including information on the flu vaccine. How to treat colds and flu.

Title: The facts about Legionnaire's Disease
Summary: Information about Legionnaire's disease, including its symptoms and how to minimise risk.

Title: Tuberculin Skin Test
Summary: Information about the Tuberculin Skin Test (TST) or Mantoux test used to test for tuberculosis.

Title: Tuberculosis
Summary: Information about tuberculosis (TB), including causes, prevention, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

Title: Understanding eating disorders
Summary: Facts about the eating disorders, anorexia nervosa and bulimia, and what parents can do to help prevent them.

Title: Viral Gastroenteritis
Summary: Information on viral gastroenteritis, including how infections is spread, prevention, symptoms and treatment.

Title: What is influenza?
Summary: A guide to influenza (flu), including information on symptoms and how immunisation can prevent the disease.

Title: What is Tourette's Syndrome?
Summary: Describes symptoms of Tourette Syndrome and services to help people with the condition.

Title: What Is Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA)?
Summary: A guide to MRSA (Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus), a bacteria which can cause infections that most antibiotics cannot kill. Includes information on prevention and treatment.

Title: When is a headache caused by migraine?
Summary: Guide to recognising and preventing migraine.

Title: Why does weight matter?
Summary: The health effects of being overweight. Weight loss advice.

Emergency

Title: Help For You And Your Family After Disaster Fact Sheet
Summary: Most people experience acute stress during events of natural disaster or large scale acts of violence.

Title: Kids Can Drown Without a Sound
Summary: A literature review identified portable pools as a high risk location for child drowning and near drowning. Discussions with bilingual workers, key informants and focus group participants also identified the need for water safety education among Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities. Kids Health developed a portable pool safety brochure titles "Kids Can Drown Without a Sound" based on focus group feedback conducted by Multicultural Health Communication Service (MHCS) to raise awareness of the safety issues associated with portable swimming pools and the legal requirement for fencing to English and non-English speaking community groups.

Environment

Title: Allergy and Allergy Testing
Summary: This fact sheet deals with what is an allergy, what are some of the causes and different tests that can be done.

Title: Beat the Heat, Health Tips for a Safe Season (English)
Summary: Advice on some things you can do to minimise your risk of heat related illness

Title: Help For You And Your Family After Disaster Fact Sheet
Summary: Most people experience acute stress during events of natural disaster or large scale acts of violence.

Title: Keeping rivers and oceans healthy - it starts with you
Summary: How we can all help prevent pollution in waterways and oceans by simple changes to some of the things we do at home and in our streets.

Title: Lead and health - is your family at risk?
Summary: The health risks of lead in the environment and how to avoid them.

Title: Passive Smoking
Summary: This fact sheet deals with passive smoking, the risks for unborn babies and young children, and protecting children from Environmental Tobacco Smoke

Title: Poisonous plants
Summary: Lots of plants are poisonous or capable of causing highly allergic reactions. Some will also pierce you with their sharp spines. Few actually do lasting harm but some should be treated with care and respect. Garden and household chemicals, fires, backyard swimming pools and even ladders are far more dangerous backyard hazards for children than plants.

Title: Reducing waste - for the planet's sake
Summary: Household waste is causing serious problems for our environment. This fact sheet explains what we can all do at home to reduce waste.

Eyes

Title: Are you at risk from glaucoma?
Summary: This resources provides information about what causes glaucoma, how the disease is treated and the importance of regular eye checks for people over 40, and those at risk from glaucoma.

Title: Blepharitis - Cataracts - Diabetes and your Eyes
Summary: This pamphlet provides information about causes and available treatment of blepharitis, cataract and retinopathy.

Title: Cataracts
Summary: This pamphlet provides general information about cataracts their symptoms, the problems they cause and what can be done to treat them.

Title: Good health for your eyes
Summary: How to prevent common eye problems in children and adults.

Title: Seeing spots or floaters
Summary: A guide to the cause of seeing spots or 'floaters' in front of the eyes, and what to do if you have them.

Title: Statewide Eyesight Preschooler Screening (StEPS) brochure
Summary: The StEPS brochure explains why children should have their vision screened before they start school and how children can access the StEPS program and have their vision screened for free before they start school.

Title: Vision tips for safe driving
Summary: Information about the importance of good vision for safe driving.

Feet

Title: Give your feet the care they deserve
Summary: Guide to foot health including information on common foot problems and special care for people with diabetes.

Title: Stay on your feet with safer shoes
Summary: Advice for older people on how the correct footwear can prevent falls.

Food safety

Title: Baby's first foods
Summary:

Title: Eating away from home. How to make sure food is safe
Summary: Avoiding food poisoning with restaurant and takeaway food.

Title: Foodbourne Disease
Summary: Causes of foodborne disease (food poisoning) and how good hygiene helps prevent infection.

Title: How safe is your kitchen?
Summary: Guide to reducing the risk of food poisoning in home cooked and takeaway food.

Title: How to sterilise bottles and utensils
Summary: Instructions for sterilising babies' bottles and teats.

Title: Peanut allergy and peanut free diet
Summary: Peanut allergy is a reaction which occurs soon after exposure to peanuts or peanut products. It is due to lgE allergy antibodies against peanut proteins.

Title: Which foods should you keep in the fridge?
Summary: How safe storage of food prevents food poisoning.

Gambling

Title: Advice for parents and carers - Signs of problem gambling
Summary: This leaflet outlines some of the signs of problem gambling and provides parents with strategies to help address the gambling problem with their children and where to get help.

Title: South Oaks Gambling Screen Tool
Summary: The South Oaks Gambling Screen Tool is a screening instrument for assessing problem gambling risk, developed by the South Oaks Foundation Inc.

General health

Title: Being a Healthy Woman
Summary: An educational resource for women with intellectual disability, their families, health care providers, carers and support workers

Title: Blood transfusion
Summary: Answers to common questions about blood transfusion, including what is blood transfusion, is the blood safe, who needs a blood transfusion and what are the alternatives to blood transfusion?

Title: Concerned about your health care?
Summary: If you are concerned about a health service provided to you, talk to your provider as soon as possible. Often this is the fastest and most effective way of resolving your concerns.

Title: Growing older is all about living
Summary: Good ways for older people to develop new interests.

Title: Growing older, but staying well
Summary: Guide to good health for older people including ways to keep body and mind active.

Title: How much meat do you really need?
Summary: A guide to making meat part of a healthy, balanced diet.

Title: How safe is your kitchen?
Summary: Guide to reducing the risk of food poisoning in home cooked and takeaway food.

Title: How to get more from a visit to your doctor
Summary: Tips for better communication with your doctor, including questions to ask about medication or about any tests you're asked to have. Inlcudes information about getting a second opinion and making complaints.

Title: How to help your doctor help you
Summary: How patients can get the most out of a visit to a health professional and make the most of their treatment.

Title: How to keep your blood pressure healthy
Summary: Why high blood pressure harms health. Preventing high blood pressure.

Title: It's good thinking to start with breakfast
Summary: Why eating the right breakfast contributes to good health. Easy breakfast ideas for people in a hurry.

Title: Looking after your legs
Summary: Practical guide for preventing problems with legs including varicose veins, swelling leg ulcers and blood clots.

Title: Regular exercise - it's easier than you think
Summary: The health benefits of regular physical activity, and easy ways to fit more activity into your life.

Title: Resolve concerns about your health care
Summary: If you are concerned about a health service provided, we recommend that you first talk to the provider directly.

Title: Rubella Information (with special emphasis for women of childbearing age)
Summary: Fact sheet on rubella, an infectious disease which can harm unborn babies. Includes information on how the disease is spread, symptoms, prevention and immunisation.

Title: South Oaks Gambling Screen Tool
Summary: The South Oaks Gambling Screen Tool is a screening instrument for assessing problem gambling risk, developed by the South Oaks Foundation Inc.

Title: To have this information in your own language
Summary: Information to tell clients to call TIS if they need information in their own language.

Title: Using medicines, herbal medicines and vitamin preparations wisely
Summary: Guide to the safe use of prescription durgs and complementary medicines, including herbal remedies and vitamin and mineral supplements.

Title: Wellbeing: Invest In Your Life. Mental Health Month Fact Sheet 2011
Summary: This fact sheet provides a number of simple, everyday ideas for how you can improve wellbeing.

Title: What to do with your tablets and medicines when coming into hospital
Summary: Information about what to do with your tablets and medicines when coming into hospital.

Grief and loss

Title: Anxiety In Children
Summary: Anxiety is a word that health professionals use when a child is fearful or distressed and the distress keeps going on for a long time.

Title: Coping personally after the tsunamis
Summary: A Chief Health Officer Alert on coping after the tsunamis. Includes information on both emotional and physical health care for people directly or indirectly affected by the disasters.

Title: Coping with bereavement
Summary: The information provided in this guide reflects the questions commonly asked by family and friends of someone who died while in hospital. It includes: who to notify, arranging a funeral, responses to death and support services.

Title: Help For You And Your Family After Disaster Fact Sheet
Summary: Most people experience acute stress during events of natural disaster or large scale acts of violence.

Title: When a baby dies
Summary: Explains the practice in most Australian hospitals of allowing parents to spend time with their dead baby if they wish. Includes information about grief and grief counselling.

Health services/patients' rights

Title: Do you need a hospital emergency department - or can your local doctor help?
Summary: A guide to understanding the difference between problems needing hospital emergency treatment, and those that can be helped by your local doctor.

Title: Does someone you know need a speech pathologist?
Summary: Information about common speech problems in children and adults, and how a speech pathologist can help.

Title: How to get more from a visit to your doctor
Summary: Tips for better communication with your doctor, including questions to ask about medication or about any tests you're asked to have. Inlcudes information about getting a second opinion and making complaints.

Title: How to help your doctor help you
Summary: How patients can get the most out of a visit to a health professional and make the most of their treatment.

Title: Queensland Ombudsman brochure
Summary: This brochure provides an overview of the role and services provided by Queensland Ombudsman.

Title: What to do with your tablets and medicines when coming into hospital
Summary: Information about what to do with your tablets and medicines when coming into hospital.

Heart

Title: Chest pain: is it just indigestion or a heart attack?
Summary: How to recognise symptoms of a heart attack and what to do if they occur.

Title: Heart Disease - how treatments can help
Summary: A guide to the causes of artery problems, how they contribute to heart disease, and how they can be treated.

Hepatitis

Title: Hepatitis A (NSW)
Summary: Information about hepatitis A, including how it's transmitted, prevention and treatment.

Title: Hepatitis B
Summary: Fact sheet about hepatitis B, a serious infection spread through body fluids. Includes information on symptoms, how the disease is spread, who's at risk, and how it's prevented.

Title: Hepatitis C
Summary: A guide to hepatitis C, including symptoms, how the virus is spread, prevention and treatment.

Immunisation

Title: Protecting your daughter from cervical cancer
Summary: Factsheet for parents about the National Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine Program. Contains questions and answers about HPV, the vaccine, vaccine side effects and eligibility for the national program.

Title: Why do children need immunisation?
Summary: A guide to immunisation for children in NSW, including which vaccines are needed and at what ages. Explains that immunisation helps protect babies and children from potentially serious diseases. Inlcudes information about side effects of immunisation, immunisation records and school enrolment, and vaccines for adults.

Infections

Title: Allergy and Allergy Testing
Summary: This fact sheet deals with what is an allergy, what are some of the causes and different tests that can be done.

Title: Boils and impetigo
Summary: Contents: What is a boil? What is Impetigo? How are Boils and Impetigo treated? How are Boils and Impetigo spread? How can you stop the spread of Boils and Impetigo?

Title: Bronchiolitis
Summary: Bronchiolitis is a chest condition caused by an infection with a virus. It often occurs in infants in the first year of life and it usually happens in winter. The virus infects the small breathing tubes (bronchioles) of the lungs and they become narrowed by mucous and inflammation.

Title: Chlamydia
Summary: Contents: What is chlamydia? How do you catch chlamydia? How do you know if you have been infected with chlamydia? Is there a test for chlamydia? What is the treatment for chlamydia? Are there any complications? Do sexual partners need treatment? How is chlamydia prevented?

Title: Cryptosporidiosis
Summary: A guide to cryptosporidiosis, an infection which causes diarrhoea. Includes information on causes, prevention and symptoms.

Title: Fact Sheet for Parents of Children at Risk of Anaphylaxis in New South Wales
Summary: Anaphylaxis is the most severe form of allergic reaction and is potentially life threatening. It usually occurs rapidly after exposure to a food, insect or medicine to which a person may already be allergic. Anaphylaxis must always be treated as a medical emergency and requires immediate treatment with adrenaline.

Title: Fever - Children
Summary: A fever is when the body's temperature is higher than normal. Humans usually have a body temperature within a very narrow range. Normally a child has a fever when their temperature, is over 37.5°C. (when taken by a thermometer in the mouth or under the arm) A child with a fever often has a hot, flushed face. The forehead may feel hot. The child may feel hot, or sometimes even shivery. A child's hands and feet may feel cold, even when the rest of the child is hot. Children with fever are often miserable or tired.

Title: Giardiasis
Summary: Causes and prevention of giardiasis, an intestinal infection causing symptoms like diarrhoea, stomach cramps and nausea.

Title: Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease
Summary: Symptoms and prevention of hand, foot and mouth disease, a usually mild illness that mainly affects children under 10.

Title: Meningitis
Summary: The brain and spinal cord are surrounded by a lining called the meninges. Infection or inflammation of the meninges is called meningitis. There is normally a fluid between the meninges and the brain or spinal cord called cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). In meningitis, the CSF becomes infected.

Title: Peanut allergy and peanut free diet
Summary: Peanut allergy is a reaction which occurs soon after exposure to peanuts or peanut products. It is due to lgE allergy antibodies against peanut proteins.

Kidney and bladder

Title: Solutions for common bladder problems
Summary: A guide to incontinence in adults and children, and where to get help.

Legal Rights and Information

Title: Beat the Heat, Health Tips for a Safe Season (English)
Summary: Advice on some things you can do to minimise your risk of heat related illness

Title: Celebrate, Connect, Grow. Mental Health Month Fact Sheet 2012
Summary: Sometimes our biggest priority will be getting some help for things that are causing us problems or for changes in the way we are feeling and thinking.

Title: Client Information on Privacy
Summary:

Title: Code of Conduct for unregistered health practitioners
Summary: The code of conduct for unregistered health practitioners sets out what you can expect from your provider.

Title: Complaint form
Summary: Download a complaint form or simply write a letter or email to the commission.

Title: Conciliating your complaint
Summary: Conciliation means that a resolution officer, after obtaining consent from the parties, will refer the complaint to an independent conciliator who will hold a formal face-to-face meeting.

Title: Home Care Service Fact sheet
Summary: The Home Care Service of NSW is one of a number of Home and Community Care providers subsidised by the Australian and NSW governments to help people with disability, older people and their carers to live independently in their own homes.

Title: How Legal Aid NSW can help you
Summary:

Title: Hydrotherapy exercise cue cards
Summary: A set of cue cards to assist with exercise programs provided in a hydrotherapy pool. It is recommended that before using these exercise cards, you consult your specialist, local medical officer or physiotherapist.

Title: Interim Applications Brochure
Summary: Brochue outlining how to make application for interim award of assistance under VOCAT before receiving final award

Title: Joint agencies 'It's OK to complain' brochure
Summary: There are a number of different complaint agencies in Queensland that can help you solve your problems.

Title: NSW Health Care System Information Booklet
Summary: Guide to the NSW health care system for newly arrived migrants and refugees.

Title: NSW Pap Test Register; Information for Women
Summary: Purpose of the Pap Test Register. How to join the Register. What information is recorded on the Register. Why you should have a Pap Test. How to contact the Pap Test Register.

Title: Organ donation why you should think about it
Summary: How organ donation saves lives. What's involved in becoming a donor.

Title: Pap test Information for woman
Summary: Information Woman's Health Service Pap Test Clinic.

Title: Patient Guide to Total Hip Replacement (THR) Surgery
Summary: This brochure provides easily understandable information for patients undergoing total hip replacement surgery. It contains an explanation of what will happen before, during and after their hospital admission and explains the various roles of doctors, nurses and allied health professionals, involved in their care. By providing this information to patients undergoing this surgery, as well as to their families, we hope to optimise post operative outcomes and facilitate a safe and timely discharge.

Title: Person centred approaches Q&A fact sheet
Summary: The NSW Government is exploring new ways to support people with a disability in NSW.

Title: Post School Programs consent form
Summary:

Title: Post School Programs Fact sheet
Summary:

Title: Primary Victims Applicants Brochure
Summary: Definitions and entitlements of Primary Victims under VOCAT

Title: Privacy Statement
Summary: The Commission has a Privacy Management Plan, which describes in detail the steps taken to protect your privacy.

Title: Queensland Ombudsman brochure
Summary: This brochure provides an overview of the role and services provided by Queensland Ombudsman.

Title: Related Victims Applicant Brochure
Summary: Definitions and entitlements of Related Victims under VOCAT

Title: Rubella Information (with special emphasis for women of childbearing age)
Summary: Fact sheet on rubella, an infectious disease which can harm unborn babies. Includes information on how the disease is spread, symptoms, prevention and immunisation.

Title: Secondary Victim Applicants Brochure
Summary: Definitions and entitlements of Secondary Victims under VOCAT

Title: Statewide Eyesight Preschooler Screening (StEPS) brochure
Summary: The StEPS brochure explains why children should have their vision screened before they start school and how children can access the StEPS program and have their vision screened for free before they start school.

Title: Supported Living Fund Principles
Summary:

Title: TMHC Postcard
Summary: Transcultural Mental Health Centre offers a free assessment and consultation service for adults, children, young people, older people, and families of culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds living in NSW.

Title: Total Knee Replacement
Summary: This brochure provides easily understandable information for patients undergoing total Knee replacement surgery. It contains an explanation of what will happen before, during and after their hospital admission and explains the various roles of doctors, nurses and allied health professionals, involved in their care. By providing this information to patients undergoing this surgery, as well as to their families, we hope to optimise post operative outcomes and facilitate a safe and timely discharge.

Title: Variation Applications Brochure
Summary: Brochure outlining how to make an application for variation of an award after receiving an award of assistance from VOCAT

Title: Wellbeing: Invest in your life
Summary: The theme for the fact sheet was 'Wellbeing: Invest in your life' which provided the target audience with a number of simple, everyday ideas to improve mental, physical, spiritual and social wellbeing.

Title: Wellbeing: Invest In Your Life. Mental Health Month Fact Sheet 2011
Summary: This fact sheet provides a number of simple, everyday ideas for how you can improve wellbeing.

Medical Procedures

Title: Allergy and Allergy Testing
Summary: This fact sheet deals with what is an allergy, what are some of the causes and different tests that can be done.

Title: Blood test instructions
Summary: This poster lists the set of instructions that are given to a patient when a blood sample is taken from them for testing.

Title: Epidural analgesia
Summary: Information about epidural analgesia (pain relief), including what drugs are used, what to expect while you're haveing an epidural anaesthetic, and the use of patient controlled epidural analgesia (PCEA).

Title: Epidural injection
Summary: Information about epidural injections for pain relief.

Title: Glucose tolerance test
Summary: What you need to do before having a glucose tolerance test.

Title: If you are pregnant, or think you may be, please inform a staff member BEFORE you have an X-ray
Summary: Asks women who are pregnant or think they might be, to inform staff before having an x-ray

Title: Instructions for a mid-stream urine specimen for men and women
Summary: Instructions for both men and women on how to provide a mid-stream urine specimen for a urine test.

Title: Intrathecal drug delivery trial
Summary: Information about the Intrathecal Drug Delivery Trial which trials a different route for pain relief to treat pain on spacticity.

Title: Lumbar sympathetic nerve block
Summary: What to expect if you have a lumbar sympathetic nerve block to relieve pain.

Title: Organ donation why you should think about it
Summary: How organ donation saves lives. What's involved in becoming a donor.

Title: Patient Controlled Analgesia (PCA)
Summary: Information for patients using patient controlled analgesia (PCA) to control pain.

Title: Patient Guide to Total Hip Replacement (THR) Surgery
Summary: This brochure provides easily understandable information for patients undergoing total hip replacement surgery. It contains an explanation of what will happen before, during and after their hospital admission and explains the various roles of doctors, nurses and allied health professionals, involved in their care. By providing this information to patients undergoing this surgery, as well as to their families, we hope to optimise post operative outcomes and facilitate a safe and timely discharge.

Title: Spirometry test
Summary: Information for people having a spirometry test to check lung function.

Title: Stellate ganglion block
Summary: Information for patients having a stellate ganglion block for pain relief.

Title: Total Knee Replacement
Summary: This brochure provides easily understandable information for patients undergoing total Knee replacement surgery. It contains an explanation of what will happen before, during and after their hospital admission and explains the various roles of doctors, nurses and allied health professionals, involved in their care. By providing this information to patients undergoing this surgery, as well as to their families, we hope to optimise post operative outcomes and facilitate a safe and timely discharge.

Title: Ultrasound examination preparation
Summary: Information for pregnant women about preparing for an ultrasound examination.

Title: What women should know about hysterectomy
Summary: Information about hysterectomy, including why the operation may be necessary, the different types of surgery, and alternative treatments.

Men's Health

Title: Prostate cancer: what are the treatment options?
Summary: Information about prostate cancer treatments to help men decide which is the best choice for them.

Title: When marriages break down, it's often men who hurt the most
Summary: Explores the reasons why some men have serious problems dealing with separation and divorce, and how the right support can help them cope better.

Mental Health/Illness

Title: Anorexia Nervosa in Children and Young People
Summary: This brochure briefly describes anorexia nervosa and the effects on children - especially girls. It includes advice on how to deal with the issues associated with this disorder, provides information about possible treatment and contacts for futher assistance.

Title: Anxiety in Children
Summary: This resource provides an overview about anxiety, how it can affect children and describes how parents can find out whether their children's worries should be considered serious and whether they need treatment.

Title: Anxiety In Children
Summary: Anxiety is a word that health professionals use when a child is fearful or distressed and the distress keeps going on for a long time.

Title: Building Resilience: Mental Health Month Fact Sheet 2010
Summary: Building our resilience can certainly buffer us from developing mental illnesses such as depression, anxiety disorder or post-traumatic stress disorder.

Title: Celebrate, Connect, Grow. Mental Health Month Fact Sheet 2012
Summary: Sometimes our biggest priority will be getting some help for things that are causing us problems or for changes in the way we are feeling and thinking.

Title: Depression in Children
Summary: This resource provides an overview of depression and how it can affect and manifest itself in children. it also includes strategies in how to manage it and contacts for further help.

Title: Disruptive Disorders in Children
Summary: This resources provides an overview of the most common behavioural disorders that can affect children. It provides some ways to mange disruptive children and contacts for further help.

Title: Does someone you know have a mental illness?
Summary: A guide to understanding mental illness better. Why prejudice against people with a mental illness can make the illness worse, and how we can all make life easier for people with mental illness and their families.

Title: Good Friends Help Us Bounce Back. Mental Health Month Fact Sheet 2010
Summary: The theme of Mental Health Month in 2010 is all about the benefits of friendship. Social support in general is important for bouncing back from challenges and research has shown that having friends is associated with life satisfaction and overall wellbeing.

Title: Help for anxiety problems
Summary: A guide to anxiety disorders including generalised anxiety disorders, phobias, obsessive compulisve disorder and post-traumatic stress syndrome. Where to find help.

Title: Help For You And Your Family After Disaster Fact Sheet
Summary: Most people experience acute stress during events of natural disaster or large scale acts of violence.

Title: How to cope with stress
Summary: Why stress can harm, how to recognise symptoms of stress and how to reduce it.

Title: Living with dramatic mood swings
Summary: The facts about bi-polar disorder (manic depression). Where to find treatment.

Title: Schizophrenia and young people
Summary: How to recognise the early signs of schizophrenia in young people.

Title: Self-esteem in young children under five
Summary: A parents' guide to developing self-esteem in young children.

Title: Stress - it affects children too
Summary: Like adults, children can be affected by stress. This fact sheet explains how parents can help their children cope with stress in their lives.

Title: Wellbeing: Invest In Your Life. Mental Health Month Fact Sheet 2011
Summary: This fact sheet provides a number of simple, everyday ideas for how you can improve wellbeing.

Title: Why people with schizophrenia need your support
Summary: Explodes many of the myths about schizophrenia, and explains why community acceptance is important to the wellbeing of people with the disorder.

Nutrition

Title: Are you drinking enough water?
Summary: This pamphlet illustrates the health benefit of water.

Title: Caffeine and your health
Summary: How caffeine, found in coffee, tea, chocolate, cocoa and in cola drinks, can affect health.

Title: Diabetes fact sheets (Chinese)
Summary: This is a fact sheets about diabetes and healthy eating for Chinese speakers.

Title: How much meat do you really need?
Summary: A guide to making meat part of a healthy, balanced diet.

Title: It's good thinking to start with breakfast
Summary: Why eating the right breakfast contributes to good health. Easy breakfast ideas for people in a hurry.

Title: Making food fun for children and parents
Summary: Tips to help parents avoid feeding problems with young children.

Palliative care

Title: Plaster cast or backslab care instructions for patients and their carers
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Parenting

Title: Adult Asthma Information Pack
Summary: Information for people with asthma, including the cause of asthma and how to manage the condition

Title: Advice for parents and carers - Signs of problem gambling
Summary: This leaflet outlines some of the signs of problem gambling and provides parents with strategies to help address the gambling problem with their children and where to get help.

Title: Anxiety In Children
Summary: Anxiety is a word that health professionals use when a child is fearful or distressed and the distress keeps going on for a long time.

Title: Baby's first foods
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Title: Bedwetting
Summary: Wetting the bed at night (nocturnal enuresis) is very common in young children. In fact, it is normal up to the age of five years.

Title: Before you hit a child - stop and think
Summary: This resources provides suggestions for preventing hitting children. It also includes Information about useful services.

Title: Caring for your child's teeth
Summary: The main cause of tooth decay is an acid attack on the surfaces of the teeth. This acid is produced by bacteria which cling to the surface of the teeth in a film called dental plaque. Sweet, sticky, sugary foods encourage the plaque to make acid which causes tooth decay and bleeding gums.

Title: Chickenpox
Summary: Fact sheet about chickenpox

Title: Chidren's Asthma Resource Pack for Parents and Carers
Summary: This resource pack has been designed, using current and best practice asthma information, to help you manage your child's asthma. The information is for educational purposes only and does not replace individual medical advice.

Title: Children's asthma information pack
Summary:

Title: Children's Teeth
Summary: Fact sheet dealing with issues about children's teeth, including: tooth decay, cleaning teeth, dental floss, dentists, dental emergencies and tips for avoiding dental disease

Title: Children and discipline - a parent's guide
Summary: This resource is intended as guide for parents in order to encourage good behaviour in children.

Title: Constipation (1 year and beyond)
Summary: Constipation describes how hard your child's poos are and how difficult or painful it is to poo, not just how often your child goes to the toilet

Title: Crying Baby
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Title: Does your child have a Personal Health Record?
Summary: Information about the Personal Health Record - an easy way to record your child's medical history.

Title: Fact Sheet for Parents of Children at Risk of Anaphylaxis in New South Wales
Summary: Anaphylaxis is the most severe form of allergic reaction and is potentially life threatening. It usually occurs rapidly after exposure to a food, insect or medicine to which a person may already be allergic. Anaphylaxis must always be treated as a medical emergency and requires immediate treatment with adrenaline.

Title: Fever
Summary: Fever is usually a sign of infection in the body. Infections such as colds and flu are very common, especially in pre-school children. Young preschool children can have up to five to ten infections each year.

Title: Helping children with concentration problems
Summary: A guide to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), including the signs a child may have this condition, and where to get help.

Title: Helping teenagers grow up safely
Summary: Information for parents about the Peer Support Program in schools. How it encourages children to grow up safe and healthy.

Title: How harmful is cannabis?
Summary: Information for parents about teenagers and cannabis.

Title: How to sterilise bottles and utensils
Summary: Instructions for sterilising babies' bottles and teats.

Title: Keep medicines and other poisons locked away
Summary: Guide to preventing childhood poisoning by storing medicines and household chemicals safely. What to do if a child swallows something that may be poisonous.

Title: Kids Can Drown Without a Sound
Summary: A literature review identified portable pools as a high risk location for child drowning and near drowning. Discussions with bilingual workers, key informants and focus group participants also identified the need for water safety education among Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities. Kids Health developed a portable pool safety brochure titles "Kids Can Drown Without a Sound" based on focus group feedback conducted by Multicultural Health Communication Service (MHCS) to raise awareness of the safety issues associated with portable swimming pools and the legal requirement for fencing to English and non-English speaking community groups.

Title: Making food fun for children and parents
Summary: Tips to help parents avoid feeding problems with young children.

Title: Meningitis
Summary: The brain and spinal cord are surrounded by a lining called the meninges. Infection or inflammation of the meninges is called meningitis. There is normally a fluid between the meninges and the brain or spinal cord called cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). In meningitis, the CSF becomes infected.

Title: Newborn screening: Tests to protect your baby
Summary: Information for parents about routine testing of newborn babies to detect a number of rare disorders.

Title: Passive Smoking
Summary: This fact sheet deals with passive smoking, the risks for unborn babies and young children, and protecting children from Environmental Tobacco Smoke

Title: Peanut allergy
Summary:

Title: Plaster cast or backslab care instructions for patients and their carers
Summary:

Title: Play is all about learning - A guide to play for parents of children 2 and a half to 5 years
Summary: Information for parents of children aged 21/2 to 5 on how play helps children learn and develop, and how playing with children build good relationships between parents and children. Includes practical tips for the type of play that helps children learn, and how playgroups can benefit both children and parents.

Title: Play is all about learning - A guide to play for parents of children birth to 2 and a half years
Summary: Information for parents with children 0 to 2 1/2 years on why play helps children learn and develop, and how playing with children helps builds good relationships between parents and children. Includes tips on the type of play that helps children learn, and information about how playgroups can benefit children and parents.

Title: Poisonous plants
Summary: Lots of plants are poisonous or capable of causing highly allergic reactions. Some will also pierce you with their sharp spines. Few actually do lasting harm but some should be treated with care and respect. Garden and household chemicals, fires, backyard swimming pools and even ladders are far more dangerous backyard hazards for children than plants.

Title: Post School Programs consent form
Summary:

Title: Post School Programs Fact sheet
Summary:

Title: Preventing youth suicide
Summary: The risk factors for youth suicide and what parents can do to help prevent it.

Title: Problems with a new baby? There's always someone to help
Summary: Guide to support services to help parents with babies cope with common problems including difficulty getting the baby to sleep, and problems feeding the baby.

Title: Self-esteem in young children under five
Summary: A parents' guide to developing self-esteem in young children.

Title: Starting Solids
Summary: A guide to introducing solid foods to babies 0 to 12 months.

Title: Statewide Eyesight Preschooler Screening (StEPS) brochure
Summary: The StEPS brochure explains why children should have their vision screened before they start school and how children can access the StEPS program and have their vision screened for free before they start school.

Title: Stress - it affects children too
Summary: Like adults, children can be affected by stress. This fact sheet explains how parents can help their children cope with stress in their lives.

Title: Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) - how to lower the risk
Summary: Guidelines for lowering the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.

Title: Talking to teenagers and establishing rules
Summary: Information for parents on how to improve communication with their teenagers. Includes information about establishing rules for teenagers, and what to do if teenagers get into trouble.

Title: Understanding eating disorders
Summary: Facts about the eating disorders, anorexia nervosa and bulimia, and what parents can do to help prevent them.

Title: What parents should know about bullying
Summary: How bullying can harm children and what parents can do about it.

Title: Why do children need immunisation?
Summary: A guide to immunisation for children in NSW, including which vaccines are needed and at what ages. Explains that immunisation helps protect babies and children from potentially serious diseases. Inlcudes information about side effects of immunisation, immunisation records and school enrolment, and vaccines for adults.

Title: Why does my baby need a diagnostic assessment?
Summary: Information from the NSW Statewide Infant Screening-Hearing (SWISH) Program for parents whose baby needs a diagnostic assessment following two unclear results from hearing tests.

Title: Why does my baby need a hearing check?
Summary: Information for parents on hearing checks for babies, and why they're important for detecting problems early.

Title: Why does my baby need a repeat hearing screen?
Summary: Information for parents on why their baby needs a repeat hearing test.

Physical activity

Title: Gentle exercise - nothing to lose and a lot to gain
Summary: A guide to the benefits of gentle exercise for older people, including stronger bones and muscles, a lower risk of falls and staying independent for longer.

Title: Hydrotherapy exercise cue cards
Summary: A set of cue cards to assist with exercise programs provided in a hydrotherapy pool. It is recommended that before using these exercise cards, you consult your specialist, local medical officer or physiotherapist.

Title: Regular exercise - it's easier than you think
Summary: The health benefits of regular physical activity, and easy ways to fit more activity into your life.

Pregnancy and post-natal

Title: Breast Feeding and Postnatal Care
Summary: Information about breastfeeding and postnatal.

Title: Breastfeeding welcome here
Summary: A sticker from the Australian Breastfeeding Association to say that breastfeeding is welcome here.

Title: Depression during Pregnancy and Early Parenthood
Summary: Information about depression in pregnancy and early parenthood, including signs and symptoms of depression, causes of depression, treatment options, coping strategies, and how to find help.

Title: Diabetes in pregnancy - gestational diabetes
Summary: Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that cdan develop in pregnancy. This fact sheet explains the condition and how it can affect a woman's pregnancy and future health.

Title: Exercises before and after birth
Summary: Information for women about important exercises during pregnancy and after childbirth.

Title: How can genetic counselling help?
Summary: Guide to genetic counselling, what it is and who needs it.

Title: If you are pregnant, or think you may be, please inform a staff member BEFORE you have an X-ray
Summary: Asks women who are pregnant or think they might be, to inform staff before having an x-ray

Title: Postnatal Edinburgh Scale
Summary: A screening questionnaire to check for depression during the post-natal period. For professional use.

Title: Sad feelings after childbirth - a 'hidden' problem
Summary: Information about postnatal depression, including how to recognise symptoms and where to get help.

Title: Smoking and Pregnancy
Summary: A guide to the effects of tobacco smoke on unborn babies, including information on how to quit smoking.

Title: Stages of pregnancy and labour
Summary: A guide to conception, pregnancy and labour. Explains how conception happens, what to do if you think you're pregnant, how the baby grows during pregnancy, what happens during labour and after the birth.

Title: Starting Solids
Summary: A guide to introducing solid foods to babies 0 to 12 months.

Title: Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) - how to lower the risk
Summary: Guidelines for lowering the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.

Title: Ultrasound examination preparation
Summary: Information for pregnant women about preparing for an ultrasound examination.

Title: Vitamin D for Pregnant Women and New Mothers
Summary: The brochure informs the community about what Vitamin D deficiency is, and the potential risks for mothers and their babies. It also explains where to get Vitamin D levels checked and how to increase levels if they are low.

Title: Warning to Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women: Seaweed Soup
Summary: Information pamphlet warning women of the extremely high levels of iodine in seaweed soup, this soup is often given to pregnant and breastfeeding women from Korea, Japan and some parts of China in the belief that it increases breastmilk supply. This soup can have iodine level hundreds of times higher than the recommended daily intake. High levels of iodine intake can cause hypothyroidism in newborn babies.

Title: What to bring to hospital when having a baby
Summary: A list of important items (with illusatrations) which pregnant women should bring to hospital when having a baby.

Safety

Title: Beat the Heat: How to keep someone healthy during hot weather (English)
Summary: This booklet provides important information about health and hot weather. The booklet is for anyone who cares for, supports or assists people at risk of serious health effects from hot weather. It includes tips and ideas on how to keep someone healthy during hot weather.

Title: Don't let fear limit your life
Summary: Why older people shouldn't be restricted by fears of violent crime, and what measures they can take to protect themselves.

Title: Emergency Department - Asthma Action Plan Patient Factsheets
Summary: Action plan for asthma

Title: Falls Prevention - Your Home Safety Checklist
Summary: A practical guide for preventing falls around the home and garden.

Title: How to be safe in and around the water
Summary: Guidelines to help prevent adults and children from drowning. Includes important safety measures to take at home, on the beach, around creeks and dams, aboard boats and while rockfishing.

Title: Keep medicines and other poisons locked away
Summary: Guide to preventing childhood poisoning by storing medicines and household chemicals safely. What to do if a child swallows something that may be poisonous.

Title: Lead and health - is your family at risk?
Summary: The health risks of lead in the environment and how to avoid them.

Title: Listeriosis
Summary: A guide to preventing listeriosis, a rare but serious foodborne disease.

Title: Losing a finger: it can happen to anyone
Summary: Prevention of hand injuries, including first aid information to save an amputed finger.

Title: Stay on your feet with safer shoes
Summary: Advice for older people on how the correct footwear can prevent falls.

Title: Water Safety: Frequently asked questions
Summary: A guide to water safety at home, in swimming pools, on the beach, on farms, aboard boats and while rockfishing. Includes information on recognizing 'rips'; lifeguards and beach safety, becoming a lifeguard, learning resuscitation, responsibilities of swimming pool owners, pool cleanliness, supervision of children, alcohol and boating, roch fishing and fishing licenses.

Sexual Health

Title: Anyone can get condoms: Safe sex. No regrets.
Summary: How to practise safe sex to avoid sexually transmitted infections and HIV. Includes information on negotiating safe sex, safe sex and overseas travel, and how to use a condom correctly

Title: Chlamydia
Summary: Contents: What is chlamydia? How do you catch chlamydia? How do you know if you have been infected with chlamydia? Is there a test for chlamydia? What is the treatment for chlamydia? Are there any complications? Do sexual partners need treatment? How is chlamydia prevented?

Title: Contraception: Condoms and Diaphragms
Summary: A guide to condoms, female condoms and diaphragms to prevent pregnancy.

Title: Emergency Contraception
Summary: How the emergency pill (or 'morning after' pill) can help prevent pregnancy.

Title: Genital Herpes (HSV)
Summary: Causes, symptoms and treatment of genital herpes, including advice on coping with a recurrence, and the correct use of condoms.

Title: Genital wart virus infections (HPV)
Summary: Information about the causes, treatment and prevention of genital wart virus infections, including information on how to use condoms correctly.

Title: Gonorrhoea
Summary: Information on causes, treatment and prevention of gonorrhoea, including how to use a condom correctly.

Title: Myths and facts about sexual health
Summary: Guide to good sexual health, including symptoms, disease prevention and treatment.

Title: Non-gonococcal urethritis (NGU)
Summary: Information about non-gonoccocal urethritis, a common sexually transmitted infection in men, including causes, prevention and complications. Includes information about how to use a condom correctly.

Title: Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
Summary: Causes of pelvic inflammatory disease in women, and how to prevent and treat it.

Title: Pubic lice (crabs)
Summary: Information about pubic lice and how to get rid of them. Also includes information on how to use a condom correctly.

Title: Syphilis
Summary: Information about the causes, symptoms and treatment of syphilis, a sexually transmitted infection. Includes information on how to use a condom correctly.

Title: Trichomoniasis
Summary: Information about the genital infection, trichomoniasis, including cause, symptom and treatment. Includes information on how to use a condom correctly.

Smoking

Title: Passive smoking
Summary: Passive smoking is breathing in smoke from other people's cigarettes, cigars or pipes. Smoke that is breathed out by a smoker is called mainstream smoke. The smoke drifting from the burning end of a cigarette is called sidestream smoke. Second Hand Smoke (SHS) also known as Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) is a combination of mainstream and sidestream smoke with each contributing to about half of the smoke generated. Parental smoking is the commonest source of ETS exposure for children.

Title: Passive Smoking
Summary: This fact sheet deals with passive smoking, the risks for unborn babies and young children, and protecting children from Environmental Tobacco Smoke

Title: Products to help you quit smoking
Summary: An information brochure about the Quitline service that provides advice and ongoing support for smokers, their family or friends to quit smoking. This brochure also outlines nicotine replacement therapy products and prescribed medication such as Bupropion (Zyban) or Varenicline (Champix) known to be effective in aiding quitting.

Title: Products to help you stop smoking
Summary: Guide to products to help you quit smoking, including nicotine replacement therapy (patches, gum, lozenges, sublingual tablets and inhalers) and medication. Also includes other strategies to help you quit.

Title: Reasons to quit smoking
Summary: How smoking affects health, and the health benefits of quitting.

Title: Smoking and Pregnancy
Summary: A guide to the effects of tobacco smoke on unborn babies, including information on how to quit smoking.

Translation and Interpreting Resources

Title: Carer Support Program for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Communities
Summary: The TMHC CALD Carer Support program is committed to continue providing support to CALD carers and widen its reach to carers who are still hidden and socially isolated in the community.

Title: Information for communities
Summary: If you find it hard to communicate in English, this card will let Government agencies know you need an interpreter.

Welfare benefits and services

Title: Advice for parents and carers - Signs of problem gambling
Summary: This leaflet outlines some of the signs of problem gambling and provides parents with strategies to help address the gambling problem with their children and where to get help.

Title: Assisting you to resolve your complaint
Summary: The resolution service helps all parties involved to resolve outstanding issues and questions as to the care and treatment that was provided.

Title: Carer Support Program for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Communities
Summary: The TMHC CALD Carer Support program is committed to continue providing support to CALD carers and widen its reach to carers who are still hidden and socially isolated in the community.

Title: Complaint form
Summary: Download a complaint form or simply write a letter or email to the commission.

Title: Conciliating your complaint
Summary: Conciliation means that a resolution officer, after obtaining consent from the parties, will refer the complaint to an independent conciliator who will hold a formal face-to-face meeting.

Title: Help For You And Your Family After Disaster Fact Sheet
Summary: Most people experience acute stress during events of natural disaster or large scale acts of violence.

Title: Information for communities
Summary: If you find it hard to communicate in English, this card will let Government agencies know you need an interpreter.

Title: Joint agencies 'It's OK to complain' brochure
Summary: There are a number of different complaint agencies in Queensland that can help you solve your problems.

Title: Privacy Statement
Summary: The Commission has a Privacy Management Plan, which describes in detail the steps taken to protect your privacy.

Title: Protecting children and young people and reporting to the Department of Community Services
Summary: Information for parents about the duty of health workers to report suspected abuse or neglect of children. Includes information about the Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1998.

Title: South Oaks Gambling Screen Tool
Summary: The South Oaks Gambling Screen Tool is a screening instrument for assessing problem gambling risk, developed by the South Oaks Foundation Inc.

Title: Statewide Eyesight Preschooler Screening (StEPS) brochure
Summary: The StEPS brochure explains why children should have their vision screened before they start school and how children can access the StEPS program and have their vision screened for free before they start school.

Title: Supported Living Fund Principles
Summary:

Title: Supported Living Fund What is it?
Summary:

Women's Health

Title: 44+ For Women approaching menopause
Summary: This resource consists of two booklets. The first deals with the many issues associated with menopause and the other concentrates on how exercise and diet can help women approaching menopause.

Title: Anyone can get condoms: Safe sex. No regrets.
Summary: How to practise safe sex to avoid sexually transmitted infections and HIV. Includes information on negotiating safe sex, safe sex and overseas travel, and how to use a condom correctly

Title: Being a Healthy Woman
Summary: An educational resource for women with intellectual disability, their families, health care providers, carers and support workers

Title: Breast Feeding and Postnatal Care
Summary: Information about breastfeeding and postnatal.

Title: Compression Stocking
Summary: Information about venous leg ulcers and how wearing compression stockings can prevent them returning.

Title: Contraception: Condoms and Diaphragms
Summary: A guide to condoms, female condoms and diaphragms to prevent pregnancy.

Title: Depression during Pregnancy and Early Parenthood
Summary: Information about depression in pregnancy and early parenthood, including signs and symptoms of depression, causes of depression, treatment options, coping strategies, and how to find help.

Title: Do You Have A Breast Change?
Summary: A guide for women on breast changes and their causes, including both breast cancer and other non-cancerous changes. Also includes information on tests to find the cause of breast changes.

Title: If you are pregnant, or think you may be, please inform a staff member BEFORE you have an X-ray
Summary: Asks women who are pregnant or think they might be, to inform staff before having an x-ray

Title: Information for women with early breast cancer
Summary: A comprehensive guide for women with early breast cancer, including treatment, effects of treatment on fertility, impact on sexuality, coping and getting support, and returning to work.

Title: Mastitis Causes, prevention and treatment
Summary: Information about mastitis causes and treatment.

Title: NSW Pap Test Register; Information for Women
Summary: Purpose of the Pap Test Register. How to join the Register. What information is recorded on the Register. Why you should have a Pap Test. How to contact the Pap Test Register.

Title: Pap test Information for woman
Summary: Information Woman's Health Service Pap Test Clinic.

Title: Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
Summary: Causes of pelvic inflammatory disease in women, and how to prevent and treat it.

Title: Please place tampons and sanitary pads in bins provided. do not flush them down the toilet
Summary: Sign saying 'Please place tampons and sanitary pads in bins provided. Do bit flush them down the toilet.'

Title: Preparing for a healthy menopause
Summary: What happens to a woman's body at menopause. Advice about diet and exercise for a healthy menopause. Information about services.

Title: Rubella
Summary: Facts about rubella, a viral infection which can cause serious damage to unborn babies. Includes information about immunisation.

Title: Sad feelings after childbirth - a 'hidden' problem
Summary: Information about postnatal depression, including how to recognise symptoms and where to get help.

Title: Ultrasound examination preparation
Summary: Information for pregnant women about preparing for an ultrasound examination.

Title: Using Nipple Shields
Summary: Information about how to use nipple shields.

Title: Vitamin D for Pregnant Women and New Mothers
Summary: The brochure informs the community about what Vitamin D deficiency is, and the potential risks for mothers and their babies. It also explains where to get Vitamin D levels checked and how to increase levels if they are low.

Title: Warning to Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women: Seaweed Soup
Summary: Information pamphlet warning women of the extremely high levels of iodine in seaweed soup, this soup is often given to pregnant and breastfeeding women from Korea, Japan and some parts of China in the belief that it increases breastmilk supply. This soup can have iodine level hundreds of times higher than the recommended daily intake. High levels of iodine intake can cause hypothyroidism in newborn babies.

Title: What women should know about hysterectomy
Summary: Information about hysterectomy, including why the operation may be necessary, the different types of surgery, and alternative treatments.

Title: When menopause affects relationships
Summary: Information on how menopause can affect sexuality, including solutions to common problems.