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Victorian resources - 80

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: 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"

Alcohol and other drugs

Title: Drink less alcohol
Summary:

Asthma

Title: Asthma Action Plans
Summary: This information sheet is designed for people with asthma and their carers. It describes the importance of having and Asthma Action Plan to assist in the management of asthma.

Cancer

Title: UV radiation and vitamin D for people with naturally very dark skin
Summary: It is important for children with naturally very dark skin to get some sun when outside.

Children's health

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Title: 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).

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

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

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

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

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.

Diseases and conditions

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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: 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: 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.

Title: Welcome to your parks
Summary:

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: Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights in Victoria
Summary: The Charter allows patients, consumers, families, carers and services providing health care to share an understanding of the rights of people receiving health care.

Title: Consumer privacy information brochure
Summary: Health information is often particularly sensitive, therefore consumers need to be confident that their information will be handled appropriately and confidentially. This makes it critical that at the time of collecting information, the consumer is provided with information about their privacy. The consumer privacy information brochure "Your Information, It's Private" has been developed to assist in this process.

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

Heart

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).

Infections

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kidney and bladder

Title: 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: 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: Australian Citizenship
Summary:

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: Community Services and Support
Summary:

Title: Consent to Share Information
Summary: Health information is often particularly sensitive, therefore consumers need to be confident that their information will be handled appropriately and confidentially. This makes it critical that at the time of collecting information, the consumer is provided with information about their privacy. The consumer privacy information brochure "Your Information, It's Private" has been developed to assist in this process.

Title: Consumer Privacy Information Brochure
Summary: Health information is often particularly sensitive, therefore consumers need to be confident that their information will be handled appropriately and confidentially. This makes it critical that at the time of collecting information, the consumer is provided with information about their privacy. The consumer privacy information brochure "Your Information, It's Private" has been developed to assist in this process.

Title: Council Elections
Summary:

Title: Council Meetings
Summary:

Title: Council Services
Summary: Information on the services provided by the council

Title: Councillors
Summary:

Title: Going Home after having an Epidural/Spinal
Summary: This fact sheet provides important information for women who have had an epidural or spinal anaesthesia at the women's.

Title: How to contact us
Summary: Contact details of the council to obtain information or make requests or inquiries or complaints and hours of operation

Title: How to pay a Council bill
Summary:

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: Rates (Taxes)
Summary:

Title: Utilities
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: You have Privacy Rights
Summary:

Medical Procedures

Title: Going Home after having an Epidural/Spinal
Summary: This fact sheet provides important information for women who have had an epidural or spinal anaesthesia at the women's.

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

Title: 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).

Palliative care

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

Parenting

Title: A baby 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. But most families do cope with support and information.

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: New Parents
Summary: An information guide for new parents.

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.

Title: Welcome to your parks
Summary:

Pregnancy and post-natal

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Welfare benefits and services

Title: Community Services and Support
Summary:

Title: Council Services
Summary: Information on the services provided by the council

Title: How to contact us
Summary: Contact details of the council to obtain information or make requests or inquiries or complaints and hours of operation

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

Title: Utilities
Summary:

Title: Welcome to your parks
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.

Women's Health

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

Title: Going Home after having an Epidural/Spinal
Summary: This fact sheet provides important information for women who have had an epidural or spinal anaesthesia at the women's.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Title: 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).

National resources - 64

Abuse

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

Aged care

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

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: 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: 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.

Dementia

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

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

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

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

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

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: Looking After Yourself With Chronic Kidney Disease
Summary: Once you have been diagnosed with kidney disease there are many actions you can take to slow down the damage to your kidneys and keep you away from treatment such as dialysis and transplantation for as long as possible.

Title: Sexually transmitted infections
Summary:

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

Emergency

Title: Asylum Explained
Summary:

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

Environment

Title: Life In Australia
Summary: Information regarding Australian history, culture, society and values

Gambling

Title: Money Problems? - Poster
Summary: You can't solve your money problems by gambling.

General health

Title: Benzodiazepines (Tranquillisers and Sleeping Pills)
Summary: Many people have problems with anxiety, stress and sleeping well.

Title: Health undertaking
Summary:

Title: Hints for Better Sleep
Summary: A list of steps to help you get a better sleep.

Title: Looking After Yourself With Chronic Kidney Disease
Summary: Once you have been diagnosed with kidney disease there are many actions you can take to slow down the damage to your kidneys and keep you away from treatment such as dialysis and transplantation for as long as possible.

Grief and loss

Title: Money Problems? - Poster
Summary: You can't solve your money problems by gambling.

Kidney and bladder

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

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

Title: So You Need education? Early Stage CKD - poster
Summary: Your kidney disease may be here to stay but support will make your journey easier. Talk to your kidney doctor and nurse specialists about the best education for you.

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

Legal Rights and Information

Title: All about us
Summary:

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

Title: Are you a parent or guardian?
Summary: There are several payments to help you with the cost of raising children. We provide assistance if you have a baby, adopt a child, or a child comes into your care. We also provide support yo help with health care and education expenses.

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

Title: Asylum Explained
Summary:

Title: Brochure: Migrant Workers' Rights in Australia
Summary: People travel to Australia every year to work. Most have a positive experience; however some can experience unfair treatment in the form of poor working conditions, low wages or more serious forms of exploitation.

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: Health undertaking
Summary:

Title: Hints for Better Sleep
Summary: A list of steps to help you get a better sleep.

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

Title: Looking After Yourself With Chronic Kidney Disease
Summary: Once you have been diagnosed with kidney disease there are many actions you can take to slow down the damage to your kidneys and keep you away from treatment such as dialysis and transplantation for as long as possible.

Title: Money Problems? - Poster
Summary: You can't solve your money problems by gambling.

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: Prenancy Health Undertaking
Summary: A pregnancy health undertaking is required for pregnant visa applicants who have not had the required chest x-ray due to any possible risks to their unborn child.

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

Title: So You Need education? Early Stage CKD - poster
Summary: Your kidney disease may be here to stay but support will make your journey easier. Talk to your kidney doctor and nurse specialists about the best education for you.

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

Title: Undertaking visa grant subject to Condition 8503 'No Further Stay'
Summary: This fact sheet contains advice about the effect of condition 8503 - 'no further stay'.

Title: We Help Asylum Seekers
Summary: We are an independent human rights organization. We don’t work for the government. Our help is free. We work to protect and uphold the human rights of people seeking asylum in Australia. We believe all people should be free.

Medical Procedures

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

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

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

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

Mental Health/Illness

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

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

Parenting

Title: Are you a parent or guardian?
Summary: There are several payments to help you with the cost of raising children. We provide assistance if you have a baby, adopt a child, or a child comes into your care. We also provide support yo help with health care and education expenses.

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.

Pregnancy and post-natal

Title: Prenancy Health Undertaking
Summary: A pregnancy health undertaking is required for pregnant visa applicants who have not had the required chest x-ray due to any possible risks to their unborn child.

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: Compliments and Complaints Brochure
Summary: The department is interested in receiving information from the public relating to suspected offences against Australian immigration and citizenship law. Your information may help the department to maintain the integrity of Australia’s borders and its immigration and citizenship programs.

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: Life In Australia
Summary: Information regarding Australian history, culture, society and values

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
Summary:

Title: Stage One Implementation of the Knight Reveiw Changes to the Student Visa Program
Summary: Stage one implementation to Student Visa Program

Title: Transitional Arrangements for International Students
Summary: In February 2010, the Australian government announced a number of changes to its Skilled Migration program. These changes included the withdrawal of the Migration Occupation in Demand List and the introduction of a new Skilled Occupation List. The changes included generous transitional arrangements which have been extended to current and former students. These transitional arrangements are in place until the end of 2012.

Title: Undertaking visa grant subject to Condition 8503 'No Further Stay'
Summary: This fact sheet contains advice about the effect of condition 8503 - 'no further stay'.

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.

Title: We Help Asylum Seekers
Summary: We are an independent human rights organization. We don’t work for the government. Our help is free. We work to protect and uphold the human rights of people seeking asylum in Australia. We believe all people should be free.

Title: Your Rights and Obligations - Immigration Facts for Workers
Summary: An information booklet has been produced to assist workers from overseas to know their rights and help reduce the incidence of exploitation. The information booklet entitled 'Your rights and obligations – immigration facts for workers', covers basic protections and entitlements, work rights, visa choices, employer obligations and using a migration agent for overseas workers. The booklet also includes contact details for the department, Unions Australia, Fair Work Australia, the Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority (Office of the MARA) and the Translating and Interpreting Service.

Sexual Health

Title: Choices in contraception
Summary:

Title: Sexually transmitted infections
Summary:

Smoking

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

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.

Title: We speak your language
Summary: We have many Bilingual Health Educators who speak over 20 languages. Please do not hesitate to contact us on 03 9418 0999 with any queries.

Welfare benefits and services

Title: Are you a parent or guardian?
Summary: There are several payments to help you with the cost of raising children. We provide assistance if you have a baby, adopt a child, or a child comes into your care. We also provide support yo help with health care and education expenses.

Title: Asylum Explained
Summary:

Title: Brochure: Migrant Workers' Rights in Australia
Summary: People travel to Australia every year to work. Most have a positive experience; however some can experience unfair treatment in the form of poor working conditions, low wages or more serious forms of exploitation.

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: Helping People Experiencing Domestic or Family Violence
Summary: We have payments and services to help you if you are experienceing family or domestic violence.

Title: Household Assistance Package
Summary: The Household Assistance Package provides ongoing assistance to help eligible households with any impact from the carbon price on everyday expenses. It includes tax reforms, increases to government pensions and benefits, and new payments.

Title: Medicare Safety Net Registration Form
Summary: If you need to see doctors or have tests regularly you could end up with high medical costs—the Medicare Safety Net is designed to help you when you need it most. It means that once you reach a safety net threshold, visits to your doctor or having tests may end up costing you less.

Title: Paid Parental Leave scheme for employers
Summary: The Paid Parental Leave scheme provides financial support to eligible working parents of newborn or recently adopted children. Under the scheme, the government funds employers to provide Parental Leave Pay to their elgible employees.

Title: So You Need education? Early Stage CKD - poster
Summary: Your kidney disease may be here to stay but support will make your journey easier. Talk to your kidney doctor and nurse specialists about the best education for you.

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.

Title: We Help Asylum Seekers
Summary: We are an independent human rights organization. We don’t work for the government. Our help is free. We work to protect and uphold the human rights of people seeking asylum in Australia. We believe all people should be free.

Women's Health

Title: Choices in contraception
Summary:

Title: Every woman, Every two years
Summary:

Title: Prenancy Health Undertaking
Summary: A pregnancy health undertaking is required for pregnant visa applicants who have not had the required chest x-ray due to any possible risks to their unborn child.

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

Title: We speak your language
Summary: We have many Bilingual Health Educators who speak over 20 languages. Please do not hesitate to contact us on 03 9418 0999 with any queries.

Workplace Safety

Title: Injured at work? Part one: Recover better at work
Summary: The Scheme provides medical and weekly income maintenance payments to workers in the event of a workplace injury in accordance with the rules and guidelines established in the WRC Atc.

Other State and Territories - 78

Abuse

Title: Coping Personally With War
Summary: Distress is an understandable response to war and even more so for those individuals and families whose loved ones may be directly threatened. Feelings and memories related to previous experiences of war or other grief and loss may also resurface. This factsheet produced by NSW Health provides an overview of the main issue and when and how to get assistance.

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

Title: Your rights as a victim of crime
Summary: Pamphlet which answers the question "what are my rights as a victim of crime? Also looks at what people should do if they are unhappy about the way a Government Department treats them.

Aged care

Title: Client Information on Privacy
Summary:

Title: Domestic assistance fact sheet
Summary: Domestic Assistance is a service aimed at helping you to remain independent in your home by helping with the essential light house work tasks you are unable to do yourself.

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.

Child Protection

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: 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.

Children's health

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: Anorexia Nervosa In Children
Summary: Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder. The first thing many people notice is that the young person, usually a girl, eats less.

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: Body Image and Eating Problems - Family Help Kit
Summary: This resource deals with the issue of body image and accompanying eating problems which are likely to affect a number of yourng people, especially girls. It provides suggestions to help young people and contacts details for further information and assistance. The English version of this resource contains the whole Family help kit.

Title: Challenging Behaviours - Family Help Kit
Summary: This resource provides a definition of challenging behaviours and suggest suitable interventions for parents. The English version of this resource contains the whole Family Help Kit.

Title: Child and Adolescent Mental Health Problems - Family Help Kit
Summary: This resource provides an overview of the most common mental health problems that may affect children and adolescents. It also discusses potential triggering factors, common symptoms, coping strategies and support for families and provides contacts for further information and assistance. The English version of this resource contains the whole Family Help Kit.

Title: Coping Personally With War
Summary: Distress is an understandable response to war and even more so for those individuals and families whose loved ones may be directly threatened. Feelings and memories related to previous experiences of war or other grief and loss may also resurface. This factsheet produced by NSW Health provides an overview of the main issue and when and how to get assistance.

Title: Depression - Family Help Kit
Summary: This fact sheet provides an overview of depression as experienced by adolescent and young people. It discusses the available treatments, most common symptoms, how to help young people in coping with depression and where to get further help and information. The English version of this resource contains the whole Family Help Kit.

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: Depression In Children
Summary: There are a number of ways to work out how serious our children's feelings are.

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: Disruptive Disorders In Children
Summary: Disruptive Disorders are what health professionals call the problems our children are having when they have difficulty in following the rules that most other children accept.

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: Fears and Anxiety - Family Help Kit
Summary: This resource deals with symptoms of anxiety in children and adolescents and provides some information about the most common forms of this disorder. The English version of this resource contains the whole Family Help Kit.

Title: Grief and Loss - Family Help Kit
Summary: The resource discusses the potential consequences of traumatic events for children and your people. It covers the warning signs that families should be aware of, what strategies should be employed to cope with them and whet to get further information and assistance. The English version of this resource contains the whole Family Help Kit.

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

Title: Psychosis - Family Help Kit
Summary: This resources briefly describes psychosis and its early warning signs.It provides suggestion on how to help young people affected by psychosis and provides contacts details for further help and information. The English version of this resource contains the complete Family Help Kit.

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: Suicide Prevention - Family Help Kit
Summary: This resource deals with the issue of suicide and young people. It discusses the warning signs, how parents can help and where to get further assistance and information. The English version of this resource contains the whole Family Help Kit.

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.

Diseases and conditions

Title: Anorexia Nervosa In Children
Summary: Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder. The first thing many people notice is that the young person, usually a girl, eats less.

Title: BCG (Bacillus Calmette-Guerin) vaccination - Information for Patients
Summary: Information about the BCG (Bacillus Calmette-Guerin) vaccination to help prevent tuberculosis, including who should have the vaccination and who should not, its advantages and disadvantages, and the side effects.

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: Depression In Children
Summary: There are a number of ways to work out how serious our children's feelings are.

Title: Disruptive Disorders In Children
Summary: Disruptive Disorders are what health professionals call the problems our children are having when they have difficulty in following the rules that most other children accept.

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: Instructions for collecting sputum for tuberculosis (TB)
Summary: Instructions to patients for providing sputum (phlegm) specimens to check for tuberculosis (TB)

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

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: 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.

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.

Title: Tsunami Disaster Fact Sheet - Coping Personally After the Tsunami
Summary: Most people experience acute stress during events like the 2004 tsunamis, and most manage with courage and strength. However, it is only later when the distressing images are recalled that some of hte stressful effects start to show.

Environment

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.

Eyes

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.

Gambling

Title: Managing your gambling Fact Sheet
Summary: This leaflet outlines some of the signs of problem gambling. It also provides hints to help you tackle a gambling problem as well as details of where you can get help

General health

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: 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: 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.

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 Personally With War
Summary: Distress is an understandable response to war and even more so for those individuals and families whose loved ones may be directly threatened. Feelings and memories related to previous experiences of war or other grief and loss may also resurface. This factsheet produced by NSW Health provides an overview of the main issue and when and how to get assistance.

Title: Grief and Loss - Family Help Kit
Summary: The resource discusses the potential consequences of traumatic events for children and your people. It covers the warning signs that families should be aware of, what strategies should be employed to cope with them and whet to get further information and assistance. The English version of this resource contains the whole Family Help Kit.

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: Kessler 10 brochure
Summary: Brochure providing information about the Kessler 10 questionnaire

Title: Kessler 10 measure
Summary: The Kessler (K10) measure is a 10-item self-report questionnaire intended to yield a global measure of "psychological distress" based on questions about the level of anxiety and depressive symptoms in the most recent 4-week period.

Title: Tsunami Disaster Fact Sheet - Coping Personally After the Tsunami
Summary: Most people experience acute stress during events like the 2004 tsunamis, and most manage with courage and strength. However, it is only later when the distressing images are recalled that some of hte stressful effects start to show.

Health services/patients' rights

Title: Domestic assistance fact sheet
Summary: Domestic Assistance is a service aimed at helping you to remain independent in your home by helping with the essential light house work tasks you are unable to do yourself.

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

Infections

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.

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: 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: 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: Managing your gambling Fact Sheet
Summary: This leaflet outlines some of the signs of problem gambling. It also provides hints to help you tackle a gambling problem as well as details of where you can get help

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

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: Physical Health Care: What To Expect From Your Mental Health Service
Summary: All NSW mental health services have a responsibility to ensure that the people who use their service receive adequate physical health care. This brochure provides a broad outline of these responsibilities and how they will be met.

Title: Post School Programs consent form
Summary:

Title: Post School Programs Fact sheet
Summary:

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: Report to Crime Stoppers
Summary: You can listen to information about reporting crime to crime stoppers.

Title: Sign Up, Link In, Get Involved. Mental Health Week Fact Sheet 2009
Summary: This fact sheet provides a number of simple, everyday ideas for how you can sign up, link in or get involved.

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: 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: 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.

Title: Your rights as a victim of crime
Summary: Pamphlet which answers the question "what are my rights as a victim of crime? Also looks at what people should do if they are unhappy about the way a Government Department treats them.

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: Body Image and Eating Problems - Family Help Kit
Summary: This resource deals with the issue of body image and accompanying eating problems which are likely to affect a number of yourng people, especially girls. It provides suggestions to help young people and contacts details for further information and assistance. The English version of this resource contains the whole Family help kit.

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: Challenging Behaviours - Family Help Kit
Summary: This resource provides a definition of challenging behaviours and suggest suitable interventions for parents. The English version of this resource contains the whole Family Help Kit.

Title: Child and Adolescent Mental Health Problems - Family Help Kit
Summary: This resource provides an overview of the most common mental health problems that may affect children and adolescents. It also discusses potential triggering factors, common symptoms, coping strategies and support for families and provides contacts for further information and assistance. The English version of this resource contains the whole Family Help Kit.

Title: Coping Personally With War
Summary: Distress is an understandable response to war and even more so for those individuals and families whose loved ones may be directly threatened. Feelings and memories related to previous experiences of war or other grief and loss may also resurface. This factsheet produced by NSW Health provides an overview of the main issue and when and how to get assistance.

Title: Depression - Family Help Kit
Summary: This fact sheet provides an overview of depression as experienced by adolescent and young people. It discusses the available treatments, most common symptoms, how to help young people in coping with depression and where to get further help and information. The English version of this resource contains the whole Family Help Kit.

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: Fears and Anxiety - Family Help Kit
Summary: This resource deals with symptoms of anxiety in children and adolescents and provides some information about the most common forms of this disorder. The English version of this resource contains the whole Family Help Kit.

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: Grief and Loss - Family Help Kit
Summary: The resource discusses the potential consequences of traumatic events for children and your people. It covers the warning signs that families should be aware of, what strategies should be employed to cope with them and whet to get further information and assistance. The English version of this resource contains the whole Family Help Kit.

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: Kessler 10 brochure
Summary: Brochure providing information about the Kessler 10 questionnaire

Title: Kessler 10 measure
Summary: The Kessler (K10) measure is a 10-item self-report questionnaire intended to yield a global measure of "psychological distress" based on questions about the level of anxiety and depressive symptoms in the most recent 4-week period.

Title: Linking Physical And Mental Health Care...It makes Sense For Families, Carers And Friends
Summary: Famillies and carers of mental health consumers are essential members of the care team and can provide vital support to consuers to help them improve their physical health.

Title: Linking Physical And Mental Health Care...It makes Sense For People Who Use Mental Health Services
Summary: Physical health and mental health are linked, so it makes sense to link physical and mental health care.

Title: Physical Health Care: What To Expect From Your Mental Health Service
Summary: All NSW mental health services have a responsibility to ensure that the people who use their service receive adequate physical health care. This brochure provides a broad outline of these responsibilities and how they will be met.

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

Title: Psychosis - Family Help Kit
Summary: This resources briefly describes psychosis and its early warning signs.It provides suggestion on how to help young people affected by psychosis and provides contacts details for further help and information. The English version of this resource contains the complete Family Help Kit.

Title: Sign Up, Link In, Get Involved. Mental Health Week Fact Sheet 2009
Summary: This fact sheet provides a number of simple, everyday ideas for how you can sign up, link in or get involved.

Title: Suicide Prevention - Family Help Kit
Summary: This resource deals with the issue of suicide and young people. It discusses the warning signs, how parents can help and where to get further assistance and information. The English version of this resource contains the whole Family Help Kit.

Title: Tsunami Disaster Fact Sheet - Coping Personally After the Tsunami
Summary: Most people experience acute stress during events like the 2004 tsunamis, and most manage with courage and strength. However, it is only later when the distressing images are recalled that some of hte stressful effects start to show.

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.

Parenting

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: 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: 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: Post School Programs consent form
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Title: Post School Programs Fact sheet
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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: 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: Linking Physical And Mental Health Care...It makes Sense For Families, Carers And Friends
Summary: Famillies and carers of mental health consumers are essential members of the care team and can provide vital support to consuers to help them improve their physical health.

Title: Linking Physical And Mental Health Care...It makes Sense For People Who Use Mental Health Services
Summary: Physical health and mental health are linked, so it makes sense to link physical and mental health care.

Title: Physical Health Care: What To Expect From Your Mental Health Service
Summary: All NSW mental health services have a responsibility to ensure that the people who use their service receive adequate physical health care. This brochure provides a broad outline of these responsibilities and how they will be met.

Pregnancy and post-natal

Title: Antenatal Edinburgh Scale
Summary: As you are about to have a baby we would like to know how you are feeling. JL Cox, JM Holden, R Sagovsky (1987)University of EdinburghFor office use only English version of EDS introduction

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

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

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

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.

Settlement Information

Title: Coping Personally With War
Summary: Distress is an understandable response to war and even more so for those individuals and families whose loved ones may be directly threatened. Feelings and memories related to previous experiences of war or other grief and loss may also resurface. This factsheet produced by NSW Health provides an overview of the main issue and when and how to get assistance.

Title: Government Response To the Knight Review of the Student Visa Program
Summary: Knight Review Fact Sheets

Title: Information about Migration Agents Operating Outside Australia
Summary: Information for clients considering using a Migration Agent outside Australia

Title: Stage two Implementation of the Knight Review Changes to the Student Visa Program
Summary: Stage two implementation to Student Visa Program

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: Report to Crime Stoppers
Summary: You can listen to information about reporting crime to crime stoppers.

Welfare benefits and services

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: 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: Managing your gambling Fact Sheet
Summary: This leaflet outlines some of the signs of problem gambling. It also provides hints to help you tackle a gambling problem as well as details of where you can get help

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

Title: Sign Up, Link In, Get Involved. Mental Health Week Fact Sheet 2009
Summary: This fact sheet provides a number of simple, everyday ideas for how you can sign up, link in or get involved.

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.

Women's Health

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

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

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.

Workplace Safety

Title: Injured at work? Part two: Returning to work and life
Summary: This booklet is aimed at workers who are still not able to return to work in their usual job or hours thirteen weeks after the date of their injury or illness.