Community Health Resources

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Aged Care

My Aged Care

established by the Australian Government, can help you find information about aged care services, available assistance, eligibility, and how to access these services.

www.myagedcare.gov.au

 

COTA

A consumer organization founded to protect and promote the wellbeing of older Australians. Offers a comprehensive range of news and information. Including a grandparents help group.

www.cota.org.au

 

Nursing Homes

Helps you find a nursing home, retirement village or home care in Australia.

www.agedcareguide.com.au

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Equipment 

Total mobility

is a specialist supplier of access and mobility equipment.

www.totalmobility.com.au

Mobility Matters

is a Canberra-based company specialising in the sale of rehabilitation and hospital equipment to Canberra and surrounding region, including Southern NSW. 

www.mobilitymatters.com.au

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Suicide Support

Suicide Call Back Service provides free phone, video and online counselling for anyone affected by suicide.

www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au

Beyondblue provides information and support to help Australians achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live.

www.beyondblue.org.au

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Respite

Carers ACT is a member of the National Network of Carers Associations. Carers ACT is a non-government, not-for-profit association which relies on public and private sector support.

www.carersact.org.au

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Support groups

Alzheimer's Australia National provides advice and information about dementia and Alzheimer's Disease.

www.fightdementia.org.au

Arthritis and Osteoporos is NSW  is a charity dedicated to supporting people with arthritis and other muscular skeletal disorders.

www.arthritisnsw.org.au

Cancer Council - Find evidence based cancer information on prevention, research, treatment and support provided by Australia's peak independent cancer authority.

www.cancercouncil.com.au

The Stroke Foundation is a national charity that partners with the community to prevent, treat and beat stroke. The Stroke Foundation builds community awareness and supports survivors.

www.strokefoundation.com.au

Asthma Australia and member foundations deliver high quality support to people with asthma and their carers.

www.asthmaaustralia.org.au

Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) - is Australia’s largest nonprofit autism-specific service provider.

www.autismspectrum.org.au

 

Diabetes Australia is the national peak body for diabetes providing a collective voice for people living with diabetes, their families and carers.

www.diabetesaustralia.com.au

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People living with a disability

NDIS

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is the new way of providing support for Australians with disability, their families and carers. Here you will also find information on the the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA), an independent statutory agency, which oversees the implementation of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

www.ndis.gov.au

Ability Links 

Linking people with a disability, their families and carers in the community.

www.abilitylinksnsw.org.au

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Advocacy

The Aged Care Complaints Commissioner

provides a free service for people to raise their concerns about the quality of care or services being delivered to those receiving aged care services subsidised by the Australian Government.

www.agedcarecomplaints.gov.au

 

Australian Human Rights Commission 

is a Federal Government body overseeing the application of federal legislation in the area of human rights, anti-discrimination, social justice and privacy.

www.humanrights.gov.au

 

NSW Ombudsman

Disability services can scrutinise the conduct of disability services and the provision of support to people with disabilities and considers relevant requirements, benchmarks and standards.

www.ombo.nsw.gov.au