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Wellbeing

21 resources in total. To see which languages this resource is available in, click on its title.

Title: 5 ways to a healthy lifestyle
Summary: With good food habits and daily physical activity you will be well on your way to a healthy life. Easy to say, but sometimes not so easy to do!Our busy lifestyles can be hard on our family’s health. Rushing to and from school and work can make it hard to find time to be physically active. We can also slip into the habit of choosing unhealthy snacks and take-away foods or spending our free time watching TV or in front of the computer.

Title: Antenatal Edinburgh Scale
Summary: The Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) is a set of 10 screening questions that can indicate whether you have symptoms that are common in women with depression and anxiety during pregnancy and in the year following the birth of a child. This is not intended to provide a diagnosis – only trained health professionals should do this. It is strongly recommended that you complete this set of questions with a health professional.

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: Beat the heat: how to keep someone healthy during hot weather (English)
Summary: This booklet provides important information about health and hot weather. The booklet is for anyone who cares for, supports or assists people at risk of serious health effects from hot weather. It includes tips and ideas on how to keep someone healthy during hot weather.

Title: Being a healthy woman
Summary: This translated educational resource for women with an intellectual disability, their families, health care providers, carers and support workers that provides extensive information on female relevant topics from puberty to menopause, from healthy eating to close relationships, sex and pregnancy.

Title: Fitting more fruit and vegetables into your diet
Summary: If you’re not eating at least two pieces of fruit and five servings of vegetables each day, now’s the time to start. Although there’s no single “miracle” food to prevent or cure cancer, scientists know fruit and vegetables have some protective effect against this and other diseases. They also know that people who eat few fruits and vegetables have higher rates of cancer than those who don’t. Although some people think they can get the same benefits from vitamin and mineral supplements, this isn’t true. Vegetables and fruits don’t just contain vitamins and minerals, but also many other substances which are important for good health and which you won’t find in a pill.

Title: Five ways to wellbeing
Summary: The five ways to wellbeing is an evidenced based framework to improve wellbeing. The five ways to wellbeing are five actions to include in life to improve the ability to cope with the ups and downs of everyday life. They are: Connect, Give, Keep Learning, Be Active

Title: Growing older, but staying well
Summary: This is a guide about good health for older people including ways to keep body and mind active.

Title: Healthy women active women - play and move (video in Italian with English subtitles)
Summary: This video tells thte story of a woman with children who is focused on active play with them for her physical and mental wellbeing.

Title: Healthy women active women - role model for her (video in Arabic with English subtitles)
Summary: This video tells the story of an older refugee woman focused on reducing her socio-cultural isolation and improving her mental health throught group based physical activity

Title: Health and wellbeing of older people in our community
Summary: Older people in our community can enjoy a quality, meaningful and enriching life.

Title: Heat-related illness including heat stroke
Summary: This factsheet provides information on heat-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: Promoting wellbeing
Summary: The aim of this booklet – ‘A Practical Guide About Promoting Wellbeing’ is to assist individuals to recognise the importance of obtaining and maintaining wellbeing.

Title: Single page screener of health and social needs - consumer administered
Summary: This screening tool will assist service providers to screen for a consumer's needs. It includes statements of things that may be problems or issues for people.

Title: Start to live lighter today
Summary: LiveLighter encourages Victorian adults to lead healthier lifestyles by making a few simple changes to their eating, drinking and physical activity habits.

Title: Stay healthy, stay hydrated
Summary: The A2 poster explains your body is 70% water, dehydration reduces your attention and ability to concentrate by 13%. Drinking 6-8 glasses a day helps to keep you in top shape.

Title: Super card - healthier food choices make easy
Summary: Making healthy choices at the supermarket can be confusing when there are so many products to choose from. The SUPER CARD can help you to make healthy choices by showing you how to read a Nutrition Information Panel and giving you tips on what to look for when buying food. The SUPER CARD also provides information about what a serving size is and how many serves to aim for in each food category.

Title: Top tips for living well with HIV
Summary: The tips in this book were collected from people with HIV, people who teach about HIV, and HIV doctors. These people have chosen these tips as the most important ones.

Title: Transition care program
Summary: This translated resource provides information on the Transition Care Program (TCP), a joint Commonwealth and State/Territory Government funded program that aims to minimise the number of older people experiencing inappropriate extended hospital lengths of stay and/or being prematurely admitted to residential care. The resource covers ifnormation from funding anf program costs to accessing the TCP and length of support.

Title: Understanding ombudsmen and making a complaint
Summary: This fact sheet is designed to help refugee and migrant women living in Victoria, and the community services that work with them, to better understand the Ombudsmen’s services. Whether we are able to understand and use the financial systems in Australia and take part in the economy affects our health, safety and wellbeing.

Title: Well for life: a healthy approach to ageing
Summary: This translated booklet is for older people who want to follow a healthy approach to ageing in their everyday lives. The stories and information in this booklet show the importance of health and wellbeing as you grow older. For more information, see the list of organisations on the final page.

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