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01 Jan 2017... The RMP provides support to children and young people who are refugees, under 18 years of age and are in Victoria without their parents. They are known as 'Unaccompanied Humanitarian (or Refugee) Minors' (UHM's). The Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) refer UHM clients who reside in Victoria with a custodian or a carer to the RMP.
01 Jun 2021... The Head to Health service is open to Australians of any age experiencing distress or mental ill health. Anyone, including children, young people, older adults, families, and carers, can contact Head to Health. Even if you have never sought help before, Head to Health is here for you. You can call Head to Health on 1800 595 212, and we will help you find the support you need.
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.
01 Sep 2015... This resource is designed for migrants and refugees and explains what tuberculosis (also known as TB) is, the difference between latent TB infection and TB disease, the symptoms of active TB, how TB is spread and how to prevent it from spreading to other people. It also describes the common tests for TB and how it is treated.
'Cue Cards' is a resource developed by Eastern Health, Diversity and Inclusion to assist health professionals and clients/carers who have English language difficulties or problems communicating with each other. This resource is not intended to replace accredited interpreters but can be used by clients/carers to communicate simple needs such as hunger, thirst, use of a telephone, request for a bible and by professionals to indicate simple instructions/concepts. Please note that the translations for Arabic, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Creole, Greek, Italian, Malay and Vietnamese can only be downloaded directly from the Eastern Health website. Please scroll down until you find these languages. For more information, click here .
Any resource that has been reviewed in the past 3 years and complies with the Health Translations Editorial Guidelines will have a tick.