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Community health resources

Links to external community and health organisations.

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

Support groups

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

www.fightdementia.org.au

Arthritis and Osteoporosis 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

 

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