Somali
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Topic "Aged" in Somali - total 9 documents

Title: Aged care services
Summary: Learn about the health and lifestyle issues that we face as we grow older. As we start to rely more on other people, what responsibilities do we take on? Find out more about the kinds of services and support that are in place for older people and their carers.

Title: Carers, caring and respite care services
Summary: This translated video describes the critical role of carers in Victoria’s health system. The video outlines that there are financial and support services available to carers, encourages the understanding of changes involved in caring and how to plan for those changes, and provides practical advice about how to manage appointments and medication as well as challenging behaviours and communication.

Title: Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Help for older Australians
Summary: This fact sheet provides information on the Older Persons COVID-19 Support Line and the Community Visitors Scheme

Title: Coronavirus (COVID-19) It's ok to have home care
Summary: This fact sheet explains what necessary measures aged care workers are taking before entering your home to ensure you stay safe. It also outlines the things you can do to protect you from getting ill.

Title: Financial abuse - elder abuse prevention
Summary: This translated factsheet provides information on financial abuse, such as when someone you trust illegally or improperly uses your money, assets or property. Financial abuse is one of the most common forms of abuse of older people. The factsheet outlines what elder abuse is, what you can do about it and some services available to older people in need of support.

Title: Nocturia - going to the toilet at night
Summary: This translated document describes what nocturia is and its causes, which include (but are not limited to) heart problems, kidney problems, and diabetes (type 1 and 2). It also covers issues with lowering intake of liquids, what a person should do and how it can be treated.

Title: Older persons COVID-19 support line 1800 237 981
Summary: You can call OPAN on 1800 237 981 between 6am-10pm, 7 days a week to talk about any issues or concerns you have in relation to COVID-19 or if you need help engaging with your aged care provider.

Title: Translated information for people receiving aged care
Summary: Information for people receiving aged care on how to call an interpreter to provide information during upcoming visits and audits from the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission.

Title: What is elder abuse? Elder abuse prevention
Summary: This translated fact sheet provides a brief overview of elder abuse and sources of information and support.

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