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Title: 10-year anniversary of the 2009 Victorian bushfires - Recovering from long-term trauma
Summary: Translated factsheets about recovering from long-term trauma in lead up to 10-year anniversary of the 2009 Victorian bushfires.

Title: 10 tips for starting prep
Summary: This factsheet gives information for kids starting primary school.

Title: 10 tips for starting secondary school
Summary: This factsheet provides information about starting secondary school.

Title: 5 Questions to ask your doctor before getting a test, treatment or procedure
Summary: These questions will help you get the most out of your visit to your GP

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: A family journey
Summary: This animation was made in collaboration with parents from culturally and linguistically diverse communities, and with the assistance of italk Library. The story provides a father's perspective as he thinks back on his early concerns for his son and where the autism journey has taken his family. It is a story that resonates with many different communities.

Title: A general guide to blood transfusion: information for patients and families
Summary: Answers to some common questions about blood transfusion including whtat a blood transfusion is and why you may need one, how you can reduce your risks of needing a blood transfusion, and what commonly happens if you do need one.

Title: A good night's sleep
Summary: The aim of this booklet - "A Practical Guide: About a good night's sleep" is to assist people get a better night's sleep.

Title: A guide to enrolling and voting
Summary: This brochure contains basic information on how to enrol with the Australian Electoral Commission, how to vote, ballot papers and on elections.

Title: A guide to help you manage your catheter and drainage bags
Summary: A catheter can make a difference to your quality of life and it can be a big adjustment for you. This information will help you manage some of the physical aspects of living with a catheter

Title: A guide to understanding your cervical screening test results
Summary: This translated booklet provides you with information to help you better understand your Cervical Screening Test results. Your healthcare provider will discuss your results and the next steps with you.It is important that if you experience symptoms at any time, such as abnormal vaginal bleeding, pain or discharge, you should see your healthcare provider immediately.

Title: A patient's guide to anaesthesia
Summary: This resource provides information for patients on what to expect when getting an anaesthetic.

Title: A sport for all: an introduction to cricket in 25 languages
Summary: This brochure is an introduction to the game and includes useful contact details for anyone who would like to play Cricket in Australia.

Title: Abdominal pain
Summary: A consumer factsheet for use by hospital emergency departments about abdominal pain. The type of pain felt in the abdomen can vary greatly.

Title: About breast cancer
Summary: Translated Information for women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. This booklet covers what cancer is, what causes breast cancer and the different types of breast cancer.

Title: About breast cancer (audio file)
Summary: This translated audio file describes what breast cancer is, the anatomy of breasts and what the available treatments are.

Title: About Carers Victoria factsheet
Summary: This brochure explains the services provided by Carers Victoria

Title: About Consumer Affairs Victoria
Summary: Basic information and contact details about the services. Consumer Affairs Victoria is the state’s consumer affairs regulator. Their purpose is to help Victorians be responsible and informed traders and consumers.

Title: About palliative care (Podcast)
Summary: Audio information about palliative care. There is no English version of the podcast available but the multilingual podcasts contain roughtly the same content as the brochure.

Title: About palliative care (video)
Summary: Palliative care helps those with an illness that cannot be cured by managing symptoms as well as providing emotional and spiritual support

Title: Action taken form- student head lice
Summary: This form is used to gain an understanding of the treatment used and when it commenced for headlice.

Title: Adult asthma information pack
Summary: Information for people with asthma, including the cause of asthma and how to manage the condition

Title: Advance care planning
Summary: The video explains Advance Care Planning, who will help make medical decisions for you & how will they know what you would want?

Title: Advance care planning brochure
Summary: Even if you are fit and healthy, it is never too early to plan your future health care. As part of your advance care plan, you can complete the following: A Statement of Choices, An Enduring Power of Attorney, An Advance Health Directive

Title: Advance care planning for care workers (bilingual versions)
Summary: Bilingual document introducing Advance Care Planning and how care workers may introduce it to their clients

Title: Advance care planning for end of life for people with mental illness
Summary: This guide will help support people with mental illness, their family and carers, with the complex and diverse issues which might arise around advance care planning for end of life.

Title: Advance care planning for individuals
Summary: Advance Care Planning Information targeted towards the individual and family

Title: Advance care planning for individuals (audio versions)
Summary: Advance Care Planning Information targeted towards the individual and family

Title: Advance care planning for substitute decision makers
Summary: Advance Care Planning information for people acting in the role of Substitute Decision Makers.

Title: Advance care planning for substitute decision makers (audio version)
Summary: Advance Care Planning information for people acting in the role of Substitute Decision Makers.

Title: Advance care planning: making your wishes known
Summary: A brochure introducing advance care planning

Title: Advice for parents and carers - Signs of problem gambling
Summary: This leaflet outlines some of the signs of problem gambling and provides parents with strategies to help address the gambling problem with their children and where to get help.

Title: Advocacy program (ADEC)
Summary: This translated ADEC brochure describes the Advocacy program that aims to support and empower individuals to access essential services. It includes information on being eligible for the program, how to access it and the benefits.

Title: ADEC access and support program
Summary: This translated ADEC brochure describes the Access and Support program that provides short term support for people who need basic help. It includes information on matching services from Home and Community Care (HACC) agencies, being eligible for the program, how to access it and the benefits.

Title: ADEC services
Summary: A translated brochure that lists the services provided by the Action on Disability and Ethnic Communities (ADEC). It provides information on who can be assisted by the ADEC and how they can help an individual, listing their programs.

Title: ADEC Transcultural Mental Health program - brochure
Summary: This translated ADEC brochure describes the Transcultural Mental Health Access program that helps develop communities’ awareness and enhances access to services. It describes the program as well as objectives and strategies, how to access the program and what are the benefits.

Title: After a diagnosis of breast cancer
Summary: This fact sheet explains how breast cancer is treated.

Title: After a diagnosis of cervical cancer (Bilingual version)
Summary: This factsheet talks about treatment options and your health and wellbeing after a diagnosis of cervical cancer.

Title: After a diagnosis of prostate cancer
Summary: This factsheet talks about treatment options and your health and wellbeing

Title: After a fire: asbestos hazards
Summary: This information is being provided to residents and property owners impacted by bushfires. It aims to help address concerns raised about asbestos fibres and should be read with other information about asbestos.

Title: After a fire: cleaning up a smoke affected home
Summary: If your home has been damaged by the fire or smells of smoke from bushfires you should: ventilate your home; wash hard surfaces (furniture, walls and floors); wash soft furnishings (upholstered furniture and bedding); and wash affected clothing. Further information on cleaning up a smoke-affected home is provided in the following fact sheet.

Title: After a fire: fire retardants and your health
Summary: Fire retardants are chemicals used by the Victorian fire agencies to assist in the control of bushfires in Victoria. The retardant contains chemicals that are generally found in a broad range of agricultural fertilisers and it is applied by dropping from fixed wing aircraft or from a helicopter. Chemical retardants are used to contain fires when access by ground crews is difficult or unsafe, or when there will be a delay in crews arriving at the fire. Retardant is purchased from the supplier as a dry powder which is mixed with water, using specially designed equipment, to form a slurry of a similar consistency to tomato sauce.

Title: After a fire: private drinking water and water tank safety
Summary: If you live in a bushfire-affected area your water source could become contaminated from debris, ash, small dead animals or aerial fire retardants. If the water tastes, looks or smells unusual, do not drink it or give it to animals. Also, you should not source water from a creek that has been affected by bushfire as the water may be contaminated. Water drawn from deep bores or wells should continue to be safe to use.

Title: After a fire: returning home safely
Summary: Houses, sheds and other buildings or structures burnt in a bushfire can leave potential health hazards, including fallen objects, sharp objects, smouldering coals, damaged electrical wires, leaking gas and weakened walls. Hazardous materials that may be present after the fire include: asbestos; ashes, especially from burnt treated timbers (such as copper chrome arsenate or 'CCA'); LP gas cylinders; medicines; garden or farm chemicals; other general chemicals (for example, cleaning products); metal and other residues from burnt household appliances; and dust. Further information on how to protect yourself when returning to a bushfire-affected property is provided in the following fact sheet.

Title: After a fire: using your personal protective kit
Summary: These protective kits are for people returning to properties affected by fire. They are available from your local government relief and recovery centre, along with additional masks, disposable coveralls and sturdy gloves.

Title: After a flood: animal and insect related hazards
Summary: When returning to a flood affected area remember that wild animals including, rodents, snakes or spiders may be trapped in your home, shed or garden. This fact sheet offers advice on minimising the risks.

Title: After a flood: mould and your health
Summary: Airborne mould spores are commonly found in both indoor and outdoor environments. When they land on damp spots indoors, they may begin to grow and spread. There is no practical way to eliminate all mould indoors; the way to control indoor mould growth is to control the source of moisture.

Title: After a flood: returning home safely
Summary: When returning to your home after a flood, take precautions to reduce the possibility of illness, disease or injury.

Title: After diagnosis of bowel cancer
Summary: This fact sheet outlines the treatment options available for treatment of bowel cancer.

Title: After diagnosis of ovarian cancer
Summary: This factsheet explains treatment for ovarian cancer.

Title: After the fire
Summary: This information will assist you with cleaning up, property security, gas, electriciy, water, telephone, insurance issues and finding alternative housing after a fire.

Title: After your operation - helping you to recover
Summary: After an operation, bed rest and inactivity can increase your risk of chest infection and blood clots in your legs. These can be avoided if you follow the instructions in this fact sheet.

Title: Aged care - access and support services
Summary: The Access & Support Program provides short term, individual support for people who need help to access services so they can stay living at home.

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: Aged care signage
Summary: The Aged Care Signage will assist residents in aged care facilities navigate their way around their home or service. Signs such as 'kitchen', 'dining room', 'keep out', 'danger', and 'this way to the garden', will help improve communication with residents/clients and minimise confusion.

Title: Alcohol and cancer prevention
Summary: There is convincing evidence that drinking alcohol increases the risk of cancers of the bowel, breast, mouth, throat, voice box, oesophagus (food pipe) and liver. Even drinking small amounts of alcohol increases your cancer risk. The more you drink, the greater the risk. If you choose to drink, limit your intake.

Title: Alcohol and drug services
Summary: If you or someone you know is affected by alcohol or drugs there are services available to help. Information about identifying drug and alcohol problems, understanding treatment options and learning about the challenges involved in living with an ongoing drug condition are all explored here.

Title: All about chronic kidney disease
Summary: Kidney disease is called a 'silent disease' as there are often no warnings. It is not uncommon for people to lose up to 90% of their kidney function before getting any symptoms.

Title: All about eGFR fact sheets
Summary: The estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate (eGFR) is a value indicating how well your kidneys filter waste from your blood as well as helping to identify the presence of kidney damage

Title: All about Kindergarten
Summary: Children go to a kindergarten program in the year before starting school, usually when they are four years old. Some services also offer kindergarten programs for three-year-olds. This booklet provides comprehensive information about how and when your child can start kindergarten

Title: All about stroke
Summary: The fact sheet provides information for people who are interested in learning more about stroke. It includes information on: What stroke is, how stroke can be prevented, treatment and rehabilitation for people who have had a stroke and their families. Translated versions are in audio format.

Title: All about stroke - audio
Summary: The audio fact sheet provides information for people who are interested in learning more about stroke. It includes information on: What stroke is, how stroke can be prevented, treatment and rehabilitation for people who have had a stroke and their families.

Title: Alpha Thalassaemia
Summary: Thalassaemia is a group of blood disorders affecting haemoglobin production. Haemoglobin is the protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen to cells throughout the body.

Title: Am I a carer?
Summary: Some people don’t see themselves as carers, but did you know that as a carer you may be eligible for emotional and financial support?

Title: An overview to improve aged care services for your community
Summary: This Overview is for CALD community groups and organisations who are interested in responding to their community’s aged care needs. This Overview is a broad document that will: • Help to understand the aged care industry in Australia. • Shows how to apply to become an approved provider* of home care* places and/or residential aged care* places. • A guide to the Aged Care Approvals Round (ACAR) application process so the CALD community group and/or organisation can seek to access culturally appropriate aged care services subsidised by the Australian Government.

Title: Anaphylaxis
Summary: Anaphylaxis is a potentially life threatening, severe allergic reaction and should always be treated as a medical emergency. Anaphylaxis occurs after exposure to an allergen (usually to foods, insects or medicines), to which a person is allergic. Not all people with allergies are at risk of anaphylaxis.

Title: Anorexia nervosa in children
Summary: Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder. The first thing many people notice is that the young person, usually a girl, eats less.

Title: Anxiety in children
Summary: Anxiety is a word that health professionals use when a child is fearful or distressed and the distress keeps going on for a long time.

Title: Are you a woman with a disability who is worried about how you are being treated at home?
Summary: This translated guide is based on the real experiences of women with disabilities. These women told their stories in the hope it would help others to deal with abuse.

Title: Are you at risk of kidney disease?
Summary: 1 in 3 Australians is at risk of kidney disease. This poster covers: What is kidney disease? Am I at risk of kidney disease? What are the signs of kidney disease? What is a kidney health check? Can early detection help? What are treatment options for end stage kidney disease?

Title: Are you experiencing violence or abuse? You can make it stop
Summary: This brochure explains what you can do if you are an older person who is experiencing violence or abuse from a partner, another family member or other person who lives in your home or residential facility, or a neighbour or carer.

Title: Are you on a treatment order?
Summary: A treatment order is a legal document that allows a hospital or mental health clinic to give you treatment for a mental illness. While you are on an order, you lose some of your rights and freedoms. You may have to stay in hospital. You can be given treatment even if you do not agree to it.

Title: Are you receiving oral health care (ORHIS 8)
Summary: Timely and regular visits to the dentist are important to ensusre early detection of any new dental decay, gum disease or other problems. This leaflet provides advice where and how to get dental care on a health care or pensioner concession card.

Title: Are you travelling outside Australia? (Bilingual version)
Summary: Centrelink payment while you are outside Australia.

Title: Ash from a brown coal mine fire
Summary: The Department of Health and Human Services has prepared this general information so that you know what to do to protect your health and the health of anyone in your care who may come into contact with ash during or after a brown coal mine fire.

Title: Assistance for child care (Bilingual version)
Summary: The Australian Government offers a range of payments and services to help families with the costs of child care.

Title: Asthma
Summary: A consumer factsheet for use by hospital emergency departments about asthma. Asthma cannot be cured, but with good management people with asthma can lead normal, active lives.

Title: At the end (video)
Summary: There are things that can help to prepare as someone approaches the last few weeks and days of life. Having information can help to make choices. People vary in what they know, understand and believe about death and dying. They also differ in what they want to know. Each individual should be as informed, or not, as they want to be. For many, knowing what to expect can help take some of the fear, distress and anxiety away. For others, having too much information gives them more things to worry about.

Title: Australian charter of healthcare rights in Victoria
Summary: The Charter allows patients, consumers, families, carers and services providing health care to share an understanding of the rights of people receiving health care.

Title: Australian Taxation Office Information in other languages
Summary: This is information to help people from non-English speaking backgrounds understand tax and superannuation (super) in Australia.

Title: Avoid a debt (Bilingual version)
Summary: If you receive a Centrelink payment you need to tell us about your income and any changes in your circumstances. This is so we can make sure you get the correct payment amount and do not get overpaid. This resource lists all the changes in circumstances you need to report to Centrelink.

Title: Avoiding scams
Summary: A scam is a trick developed by unscrupulous people to steal your money or personal information. This resource lists the types of scams and gives advice on how to protect yourself and what you can do to take action against scams.

Title: Bathboard/ bath seat
Summary: The Bathboard /Bath seat resource provides clear, concise instructions on using a bathboard/bath seat safely.

Title: Be physically active
Summary: This poster explains the link between falls and lack of exercise.

Title: Be sunsmart
Summary: The major cause of skin cancer is too much exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun. This information sheet outlines how you can protect yourself against sun damage.

Title: Beat the bite - mosquito poster
Summary: This translated document outlines measures to protect yourself and your family from mosquito-borne diseases.

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: Bed rail
Summary: The bed rail resource provides clear, concise instructions on using a bed rail safely.

Title: Bedwetting in childhood
Summary: Bed-wetting is common. About one in every five children in Australia wets the bed. Bed-wetting can run in families and is more common in boys than girls before the age of nine years. It can be upsetting for the child and stressful for the whole family. The good news is that you can get help.

Title: Bedwetting teenagers and young adults
Summary: This translated brochure provides information for bedwetting teenagers and young adults including what causes bedwetting, how it can be helped, and chances of becoming dry. It also describes how common it is and whether there is help available.

Title: Beginning a life in Australia
Summary: This booklet provides helpful settlement information and links to other websites and resources for newly arrived migrants, humanitarian entrants, and their sponsors and service providers.

Title: Behaviour code for school students
Summary: This factsheet provides information for parents/carers and students on the expected behaviour of students in schools.

Title: Benzodiazepines (tranquillisers and sleeping pills)
Summary: Many people have problems with anxiety, stress and sleeping well.

Title: Bereavement, grief and loss (video)
Summary: Even when it is expected, death can be a shock. Grief and loss can be felt in many ways.

Title: Beta Thalassaemia
Summary: Thalassaemia is a group of blood disorders affecting haemoglobin production.

Title: Bi-level ventilation (sleep) factsheet
Summary: Bi-Level therapy (or BiPAP) is a type of breathing support that assists your child’s ability to breathe. It involves the use of a mask and a Bi-Level machine. The Bi-level machine delivers pressure via the mask to the airway and lungs.This opens the airways to allow normal breathing to occur.

Title: Bilingualism and languages learning
Summary: This brochure explains the benefits of teaching a child more than one language.

Title: Bladder cancer fact sheet
Summary: An overview of bladder cancer including types, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and finding support.

Title: Bladder control check Up
Summary: This leaflet is to help people get ready for a bladder control check up.

Title: Bladder control problem?
Summary: If you have bladder control problems, ask for help you don't have to put up with it.

Title: Blepharitis - cataracts - diabetes and your eyes
Summary: This translated pamphlet provides information about causes and available treatment of blepharitis, cataract and retinopathy, health conditions of the eyes. It also provides instructions on how to bathe eyelids at home. This information could be useful to those with diabetes.

Title: Blood glucose monitoring - Diabetes Australia
Summary: This translated page may assist individuals with diabetes in understanding blood glucose monitoring and the link between blood glucose, food, exercise and insulin. It provides an outline on what is needed to monitor blood glucose, how to test blood glucose levels, when to test and other frequently asked questions.

Title: Blood glucose monitoring - NDSS
Summary: This translated fact sheet provides an overview of blood glucose monitoring for people with diabetes. Emphasising that self-blood glucose monitoring is a valuable diabetes management tool, this fact sheet explains why it is so important, what individuals should aim for and also some general guidelines amongst other valuable information.

Title: Blood test instructions
Summary: This poster lists the set of instructions that are given to a patient when a blood sample is taken from them for testing.

Title: Blue-green algae (cyanobacteria)
Summary: Blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) are bacterial organisms that have some of the characteristics of bacteria and some of algae. They are present in almost all aquatic ecosystems in Australia, including rivers, lakes and estuaries. Under certain environmental conditions, blue-green algae concentrations in water can rapidly increase and form visible blooms or scums. Water affected by blue-green algae may be unsuitable for drinking, recreational activities such as swimming and fishing, and agricultural uses. Some species of blue-green algae produce toxins that are harmful to humans and animals when they are eaten, inhaled or contact the skin.

Title: Book an interpreter
Summary: Information on how to book an interpreter at Peter Mac .

Title: Bowel cancer fact sheet
Summary: An overview of bowel cancer including types, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and finding support.

Title: Bowel cancer screening. a gift for living brochure.
Summary: Brochure on bowel cancer, screening and the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program.

Title: Brain cancer fact sheet
Summary: An overview of brain cancer including types, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and finding support

Title: Breaking a fixed loan fact sheet
Summary: This fact sheet tells you what the Finanical Obudsman Service if you have a problem with breaking a fixed loan.

Title: Breast biopsy tests
Summary: Your specialist at the Breast Clinic has arranged tests to investigate a change in your breast. The tests that we will explain in this translated information sheet are called biopsies. They are used to investigate lumps or other changes in the breast.

Title: Breast cancer - finding it early could save your life
Summary: This translated resource outlines what every woman can do to find breast cancer early. It emphasises that finding breast cancer early gives the best chance of effective treatment and could save your life.

Title: Breast cancer - message of hope and support (audio file)
Summary: This audio file provides messages from survivors of breast cancer to help others feel better about their future

Title: Breast cancer - messages of hope and support
Summary: Information for women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. This booklet provides messages of hope from women who have been through breast cancer and survived. This booklet also aims to normalises feelings of fear and outlines that most women survive breast cancer in Australia.

Title: Breast cancer - support that may help
Summary: Information for women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. This booklet provide information about where and how to access practical support such as accessing a wig library, finding peer support and traveling for treatment.

Title: Breast cancer - support that may help (audio file)
Summary: This audio contains information about money, breast prosthetics, wigs, hair care and make up, travel for treatment and support,

Title: Breast cancer fact sheet
Summary: A translated overview of breast cancer including types, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and finding support.

Title: Breast cancer treatment (audio file)
Summary: This audio file provides information on why treat breast cancer, what available breast cancer treatments do, side effects, making decisions about treatment and complementary therapies.

Title: Breast cancer treatments
Summary: Information for women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. This booklet covers information about the different types of treatment for breast cancer and potential side effects.

Title: Breast cancer won't wait
Summary: A translated breast cancer awareness flyer which includes a list of changes to look for.

Title: Breast changes - what's normal
Summary: Breasts changes occur over a woman's life. This translated information sheet will explain what normal changes are and why they have occurred.

Title: Breast cysts
Summary: Your doctor has found that you have a cyst in your breast. This information will explain what a breast cyst is, how it is diagnosed and treated.

Title: Breast imaging tests
Summary: This translated information is for women who are to have a breast ultrasound or mammogram to investigate changes in their breast.

Title: Breastscreening - is breastscreening for you?
Summary: This translated pamphlet provides general information about breastscreening, its purpose and safety.

Title: Breathing training to prevent or control panic attacks
Summary: The more you practice the slow breathing technique, the better you will become at using it to stop panic attacks.

Title: Building resilience: mental health month fact sheet 2010
Summary: Building our resilience can certainly buffer us from developing mental illnesses such as depression, anxiety disorder or post-traumatic stress disorder.

Title: Bushfire smoke and your health
Summary: Bushfire smoke can reduce air quality in rural and urban areas and may affect people’s health. This fact sheet provides information on bushfire smoke, how it can affect you and your family’s health, and actions that you can take to avoid or reduce potential health effects.

Title: Buying a car
Summary: This information will help you make the right decisions when buying a car.

Title: Calcium consumer guide
Summary: This guide covers calcium and your bones, calcium requirements at different stages of life, the calcium content of some foods, tips for getting more calcium, how calcium is absorbed, supplements and their side effects and osteoporosis.

Title: Campylobacteriosis
Summary: Information about symptoms, transmission and prevention.

Title: Can I or can't I?
Summary: Information on what activities can be undertaken during fire danger period or on Total Fire Ban days eg. having a barbeque.

Title: Cancer - how are you travelling?
Summary: This resource provides information about the emotional and social impact of cancer. It has been written for people diagnosed with cancer, their family and friends.

Title: Care for patients taking bisphosphonates
Summary: Your doctor may prescribe bisphosphonates to help control bone diseases like osteoporosis. They limit the progression of bone diseases and help prevent bone fractures, but they can affect our mouths too.

Title: Care of open wounds, cuts and grazes
Summary: This translated consumer fact sheet is for use by hospital emergency departments explaining what a wound is and how to care for open wounds, cuts and grazes. It provides information on treatment, home care, scars and other important information, which may also be useful for those with diabetes.

Title: Carer gateway
Summary: Carer Gateway is a new national service funded by the Australian Government. Carer Gateway includes a website and phone service for carers to access practical information and support.

Title: Carer support kit
Summary: This carer support kit is designed to support carers through their palliative care journey. The content has been developed with the encouragement and wisdom of carers themselves.

Title: Carer support program for culturally and linguistically diverse communities
Summary: The TMHC CALD Carer Support program is committed to continue providing support to CALD carers and widen its reach to carers who socially isolated in the community.

Title: Carers Victoria - values and principles brochure
Summary: The document outlines the values and principles Carers Victorias operates under.

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, medication as well as challenging behaviours and communication.

Title: Caring for dentures
Summary: This is a fact sheet overviewing what to expect from new dentures and how to look after them.

Title: Caring for older people: are you helping someone that is aged 65 years or older?
Summary: This booklet has been developed to help carers better understand what it is to be a carer and how you can find company, advice, and support or help when it is needed.

Title: Caring for someone who is frail aged or has dementia?
Summary: Brochure on a program that supports family carers living in the local government areas of Brimbank, Hobsons Bay, Maribyrnong, Melbourne, Melton, Moonee Valley and Wyndham. Note that the English resource itself is bilingual.

Title: Caring for someone with a disability?
Summary: This translated resource describes the Carers Victoria Respite Connections disability program. It very briefly describes who they help, the different kinds of respite, how they can help and the ‘Older Families Support and Planning Project’.

Title: Caring for someone with a mental illness?
Summary: This brochure explain what a mental illness is, who is a carer, what is a respite. It also explains the services available to family carers living in the local government areas of Brimbank, Hobsons Bay, Maribyrnong, Melbourne, Melton, Moonee Valley, Wyndham and Hume.

Title: Caring for someone with cancer
Summary: This booklet is for people who are looking after someone with cancer. This booklet aims to support you so that you can manage your emotional and physical needs and those of the person you are caring for.

Title: Caring for your denture
Summary: We’ve put together some tips that will help you to get the most of your new dentures. Remember, it may take time for you to get used to them so be patient.

Title: Caring for your mouth after an extraction
Summary: You need to take care of your mouth after a major treatment like a tooth extraction. Follow these instructions to help your mouth heal.

Title: Cataract surgery - discharge instructions (Bilingual version)
Summary: This bilingual factsheets explains what to do after a cataract surgery e.g. Medications (eye drops), dressings and follow up care as well as specific discharge advice on what you can and can't do after the operation.

Title: Cataracts
Summary: This pamphlet provides general information about cataracts their symptoms, the problems they cause and what can be done to treat them.

Title: Celebrate, connect, grow. Mental health month fact sheet 2012
Summary: Sometimes our biggest priority will be getting some help for things that are causing us problems or for changes in the way we are feeling and thinking.

Title: Centrepay (Audio version)
Summary: Centrepay is an easy way to pay bills and expenses. Centrepay is a voluntary billpaying service which is free for Centrelink customers. This factsheet explains how to do it.

Title: Changed behaviour - anger and aggression - information for residents, families and carers.
Summary: This translated resource provides information about dementia and changed behaviour for residents, families and carers. It outlines some causes for such behaviour and some tips on how to care for someone who seems angry.

Title: Changed behaviour - loss of inhibition - information for residents, families and carers
Summary: This translated resource provides information about dementia and changed behaviour for residents, families and carers. It outlines some causes of such behaviour and some tips on how to care for someone with disinhibited behaviour.

Title: Changed behaviour - noisy - information for residents, families and carers
Summary: This translated resource provides information about dementia and changed behaviour for residents, families and carers. It outlines some causes of noisy behaviour and some tips on how to care for someone with noisy behaviour.

Title: Changed behaviour - wandering - information for residents, families and carers
Summary: This translated resource provides information about dementia and changed behaviour for residents, families and carers. It outlines some causes of people wandering and some tips on how to care for someone who wanders.

Title: Changed behaviours (Changed behaviours and dementia no. 1)
Summary: This sheet looks at some of the common behaviour changes that can occur when a person has dementia. Reasons for the changes are discussed and some general guidelines on how to cope with them are provided.

Title: Check your gambling quiz
Summary: In the last 12 months, have you experienced any of the following as a result of your gambling? Check all that apply.

Title: Chemical emergencies - how to stay safe
Summary: A chemical emergency can happen anywhere, anytime, as the result of a fire, explosion or a chemical spill at a fixed site, or from a road or train accident. The best way to protect yourself in a chemical emergency is to shelter inside, shut all windows and doors and turn off any ventilation systems, and listen to emergency service broadcasts.

Title: Chest pain
Summary: If in doubt about the cause of your chest pain, call an ambulance.

Title: Child care in the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP)
Summary: Do you need child care to be able to attend the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) classes? When you are in an AMEP class, free child care is available for your children who are under school age. This information sheet explains how it works.

Title: Child care subsidy (bilingual version)
Summary: Child Care Subsidy helps with the cost of approved child care. This information sheet lists the eligibility criteria you have to meet.

Title: Child, family and relationship services
Summary: This translated, subtitled video outlines the family support services available to help parents raise their children. It emphasises the creation of a safe and nurturing environment for children as a priority and provides information on the kinds of support that are available to children, their parents and carers in Victoria.

Title: Childhood pneumococcal disease
Summary: This translated resource provides information on childhood pneumococcal disease and the National Immunisation Program schedule that provides free pneumococcal vaccine to all infants. It outlines what the disease is, the vaccines, who is eligible for the vaccines and also possible side effects.

Title: Choose water as a drink
Summary: Drinking water is the best way to quench your thirst. Even better, it doesn’t come with all the sugar and energy (kilojoules) found in fruit juice drinks, soft drinks, sports drinks and flavoured mineral waters. This factsheet also provides Ideas to help you to drink more water

Title: Code of conduct for unregistered health practitioners
Summary: The code of conduct for unregistered health practitioners sets out what you can expect from your provider.

Title: Colds and flu
Summary: Influenza (the flu) is caused by a virus. The flu is more than just a bad cold and can occasionally lead to serious complications, including death. Specific antiviral medication is available. It is only useful if given early after onset of symptoms and may shorten duration of the illness and reduce symptoms. Vulnerable people are more likely to develop serious complications including pneumonia. Immunisation can offer protection from flu.

Title: Collection of personal information for the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP)
Summary: The Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) service providers collect personal information for the Department of Education and Training. The information collected could be disclosed to other agencies or organisations. This information lists the organisations that have access to your data.

Title: Colposcopy
Summary: A translated fact sheet about colposcopys, an examination which is recommended after a positive or abnormal pap test result. After a colposcopy decisions can be made about your ongoing treatment.

Title: Communication (Caring for someone with dementia 1)
Summary: This Help Sheet explains some of the changes in communication that occur as a result of dementia and suggests ways that families and carers can help. It also includes some personal tips on communication written by a person with dementia.

Title: Communication cards
Summary: The Communication Cards depict a wide range of daily activities and situations and can be used to prompt discussion, assist with directions, clarify a client’s needs, etc. The Communication Cards cover themes such as: Food / Drink / Meals Religion / Spirituality Medical / Health Specialists Personal Care Sleep TV / Recreation Feelings / Pain Mobility Aids

Title: Complaint form
Summary: A complaint form for complaints about health services provided in NSW. The Commission deals with complaints about health services affecting the clinical management or care of a patient, the professional conduct of a health practitioner, and risks to the health or safety of the public.

Title: Complementary therapies
Summary: General information on the use of complementary therapies for arthritis; including acupunture and herbal medicines. It also includes a summary of current research evidence regarding these therapies and tips for their safe use.

Title: Complementary therapies and cancer
Summary: This fact sheet will give you ideas about complementary cancer therapies on offer and how to make informed and safe choices.

Title: Compression stocking
Summary: Translated information about venous leg ulcers and how wearing compression stockings can prevent them returning.

Title: Concerned about your health care?
Summary: If you are concerned about a health service provided to you, talk to your provider as soon as possible. Often this is the fastest and most effective way of resolving your concerns.

Title: Concession and health care cards (bilingual version)
Summary: Concession and health care cards can get you cheaper health services and medicines. The type of your concession or health care card you can get depends on your situation.

Title: Conciliating your complaint
Summary: Conciliation means that a resolution officer, after obtaining consent from the parties, will refer the complaint to an independent conciliator who will hold a formal face-to-face meeting.

Title: Cone biopsy
Summary: A translated fact sheet about cone biopsys, a minor operation to remove a cone-shaped piece of tissue from the cervix to be examined. It includes information about the day of the operation and afterwards.

Title: Consent to conduct head lice inspections
Summary: This form asks parents to provide written consent for their children's school to conduct head lice inspections.

Title: Consent to share information
Summary: 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.

Title: Constipation - health literacy information for residents, families and carers
Summary: A translated resource providing information about prevention and management of constipation for residents, families and carers. It includes some signs that a person may be constipated and also way to prevent and manage constipation.

Title: Constipation and bowel control
Summary: This fact sheet explains what constipation is and suggests some ideas for improvement and tells you where to get more help.

Title: Consumer information booklet - National Bowel Cancer Screening Program
Summary: This 20 page booklet provides information on the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program, including information on bowel cancer, screening, completing the home test kit, and information on the Register. It also contains the form that needs to be completed if people want to opt off or suspend from the Program.

Title: Consumer medication - antipsychotic medications
Summary: Antipsychotic medicines are medicines used to treat types of mental illnesses called psychotic illness. Psychotic illnesses are mental illnesses that affect the way people think, feel and behave. People with psychotic illnesses may have problems with identifying what is really happening and what is not really happening. Symptoms of psychotic illnesses occur in different kinds of mental disorders including bipolar disorder, depression, psychosis related to illicit drug use and schizophrenia.

Title: Consumer medication - benzodiazepines
Summary: Benzodiazepines are a type of medicine that has a sedative or calming effect. Benzodiazepines are prescribed to people who are anxious or distressed and can be used in the short-term treatment of some sleep problems. They can be prescribed by doctors to treat people who are experiencing mania. These medicines can be very effective when used for short periods of time under the supervision of your doctor. They do not replace other medications that your doctor has prescribed such as antipsychotics, antidepressants and mood stabilisers.

Title: Consumer medication - clozapine
Summary: Clozapine is a medicine used to treat some kinds of mental illness. Clozapine can be called Clozaril, Clopine or Closyn. Clozapine is prescribed by doctors to people who have a psychotic illness, and is therefore known as an antipsychotic medicine. There are different types of antipsychotic medicines. Clozapine is a newer antipsychotic medicine.

Title: Consumer Medication - bipolar disorder - how medicine can help
Summary: Bipolar disorder is a mental illness. People with bipolar disorder have episodes of sustained and noticeable changes in their mood. They can go through periods of depression and episodes of mania. Mania is a strong mood that lasts for one week or longer. A person experiencing mania may have unusually high levels of energy, might be very irritable and may have rapid thoughts and speech. They may have thoughts that are not true (delusions), or they may see, hear, feel or taste things that are not really there (hallucinations). Bipolar disorder affects approximately 1-2% of the population.

Title: Consumer privacy information brochure
Summary: 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.

Title: Continence helpline
Summary: The National Continence Helpline is a free telephone advisory service staffed by a team of continence nurse advisors who provide information, education and advice to callers with bladder and or bowel problems which may include incontinence, constipation, failure of bladder to empty or who are caring for someone with such conditions.

Title: Continence products
Summary: This translated resource provides information on continence products that are used to manage the symptoms of poor bladder and bowel control. It describes what they are, what types of continence products there are, what to think about when choosing a product and some information on who pays for continence products.

Title: Coping with a cancer diagnosis
Summary: Everyone reacts to the diagnosis of cancer differently. It is often difficult to take in the diagnosis immediately.

Title: Coping with bereavement
Summary: The information provided in this guide reflects the questions commonly asked by family and friends of someone who died while in hospital. It includes: who to notify, arranging a funeral, responses to death and support services.

Title: Coping with cancer fatigue
Summary: Fatigue is a feeling of severe tiredness. Many people who have cancer and cancer treatment have fatigue. This fact sheet answers common questions about cancer-related fatigue.

Title: COPD information pack
Summary: Information Pack on COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease). Please note that some of the phone numbers in this brochure may have changed and they are for NSW residents only

Title: CPAP ventilation (sleep) factsheet
Summary: CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) is a type of respiratory support therapy used to overcome obstruction of the airways. It involves the use of a CPAP mask and machine.The CPAP machine uses air pressure to keep the airways open during sleep.

Title: CPAP/Bi-level care and maintenance of equipment (sleep) factsheet
Summary: This factsheet explains how to care and maintain your child's CPAP/Bi-level mask.

Title: Cue cards
Summary: ‘Cue Cards’ is a resource developed by Eastern Health, Diversity and Inclusion, to assist health professionals and clients / carers who primarily have English language difficulties, or problems communicating with each other.

Title: Cyber Parent Web App
Summary: This web app encourages safe and healthy internet use. It equips parents with the knowledge and confidence to identify early warning signs and seek appropriate support from Australian service providers.

Title: Day surgery at the Women's
Summary: In this translated fact sheet we aim to answer your general questions about day surgery at the women's.

Title: Dealing with difficult times in your life
Summary: This audio file provides people struggling with problems in their life, tips to help themselves, encourages them to seek help and gives recommendations of where to seek help.

Title: Dealing with pain
Summary: Living with pain can be one of the hardest parts of having arthritis. This sheet provides information on the pain cycle and techniques for pain management.

Title: Definitions of bullying, harassment, discrimination and violence
Summary: Fact sheets for parents and carers. Bullying, harassment, discrimination and violence are all interpersonal behaviours that can create or contribute to negative social environments. All school communities should have clear definitions outlined in their school policies and procedures for bullying, harassment, discrimination and violence.

Title: Dehydration - health literacy information for residents, families and carers
Summary: A translated resource with information about prevention and management of dehydration for residents, families and carers. It includes some signs a person may be dehydrated and also ways to prevent and manage dehydration.

Title: Delirium - information for residents, families and carers
Summary: A translated resource with information about the prevention and management of delirium for residents, families and carers. It includes some signs that a person may have delirium, what may cause it and ways to manage delirium.

Title: Dementia and bladder and bowel control
Summary: People with dementia have memory loss and may be confused and not know where they are. This can cause or make bladder and bowel control problems worse.

Title: Denture care (ORHIS 6)
Summary:

Title: Depression - how medicine can help
Summary: Depression is a medical illness that can have serious effects on physical and mental health. The symptoms of depression include:
- Feeling sad most of the day, nearly every day
- Loss of interest in activities that you used to enjoy
- Lack of energy
- Changes in sleep habits
- Changes in appetite
- Changes in sex drive
If you experience from any of these symptoms for most of the day for at least two weeks, then you may have depression.

Title: Depression - information for residents, families and carers
Summary: A translated resource with information about the signs, causes and management of depression for residents, families and carers.

Title: Depression and diabetes
Summary: This translated fact sheet explains the links between depression and diabetes and outlines information regarding treatment and getting help to assist people with diabetes and depression.

Title: Depression in children
Summary: There are a number of ways to work out how serious our children's feelings are.

Title: Developing helpful communication skills with the person who is unwell and agitated
Summary: Communicating with someone experiencing severe/acute mental distress and who seems to be a danger to themselves or others can be a diffi cult, frustrating and frightening experience. It is vital that you remember that the person will have a reduced capacity to understand, process and act on information in a logical, reasonable and socially acceptable way. During severe mental/emotional distress the person very often feels frightened, confused and out of control.

Title: Diabetes-related complications
Summary: This translated fact sheet provides information on diabetes-related complications including the most common diabetes-related complications and tips to maintain good health. It emphasises the importance of long-term care when living with diabetes and also stresses that well managed diabetes reduces the risk of diabetes-related complications.

Title: Diabetes - what is diabetes?
Summary: This fact sheet provides general information and facts about type 1 and 2 diabetes, their common symptoms, causes and treatment. It also covers gestational diabetes. It includes frequently asked questions about diabetes and information about diabetes and travelling, diabetes and driving and diabetes complications and driving.

Title: Diabetes in pregnancy - gestational diabetes
Summary: This translated fact sheet explains what gestational diabetes is how it can not only develop during their pregnancy but also how it can affect the pregnancy and the woman’s future health. It outlines what causes gestational diabetes, what pregnant women need to do, and also how it can be managed.

Title: Diabetes what you need to know
Summary: This is a comprehensive yet easy to understand booklet about living with and managing diabetes. It describes the types of diabetes, what regular health checks are recommended and answers a lot of common questions about food and diabetes

Title: Diagnosing cancer
Summary: This information sheet explains various tests for cancer.

Title: Diagnosing dementia (About dementia 2)
Summary: This Help Sheet provides information about the early signs of dementia and the techniques used to diagnose dementia and the importance of an early and correct diagnosis.

Title: Diphtheria and tetanus immunisation information
Summary: This fact sheet provides information about the Diphtheria and Tetanus vaccination, who should be immunised and possible side effects.

Title: Diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (whooping cough) booster vaccine for 18 month old children
Summary: This translated information resource provides information on the diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (whooping cough) booster vaccine given for free to children at 18 months old through the National Immunisation Program schedule. It describes what diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (whooping cough) is, describes the vaccines and also side effects. It also has a short pre-immunisation checklist.

Title: Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough) and poliomyelitis (polio) immunisation
Summary: The National Immunisation Program schedule provides free diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough and polio vaccine to children at four years of age. The sheet lists possible side effects and provides a pre-immunisation checklist.

Title: Diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, hepatitis B, polio and Hib vaccine for infants
Summary: The National Immunisation Program provides free diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, hepatitis B, polio and Hib vaccine to infants at two, four and six months of age. This document provides a pre-immunisation checklist and information about side effects. Includes diphtheria, tetanus and whooping cough (pertussis) vaccine consent form

Title: Disability services
Summary: Accessing disability services in Victoria can be dependent on your location as well as your particular needs. Learn about the kinds of support that are available for managing disability. Understand the rights of people with a disability and their carers and find information about support groups as well as useful information for managing your healthcare.

Title: Disability support pension (bilingual version)
Summary: This translated resource outlines the Disability Support Pension that provides financial support for people who have a physical, intellectual or psychiatric condition. It outlines eligibility for the pension, process of claiming the pension and the associated Job Capacity Assessment and Disability Medical Assessment.

Title: Disruptive disorders in children
Summary: Disruptive Disorders are what health professionals call the problems our children are having when they have difficulty in following the rules that most other children accept.

Title: Do you have a breast change?
Summary: A translated guide for women on breast changes and their causes, including both breast cancer and other non-cancerous changes. Also includes information on tests to find the cause of breast changes.

Title: Do you have a breast change? - National Breast Cancer Centre
Summary: This translated resource has been developed to provide information about causes of breast changes and tests that may be needed to investigate them.

Title: Do you have a family history of vision loss?
Summary: Health promotion information sheet on vision loss linked to family history. With information on why knowing your family history is important, what to do next and where to seek help and services. This information is also available in text and audio formats.

Title: Do you need a hospital emergency department - or can your local doctor help?
Summary: A guide to understanding the difference between problems needing hospital emergency treatment, and those that can be helped by your local doctor.

Title: Domestic and family violence factsheet
Summary: The Australian Government does not tolerate domestic and family violence under any circumstances. Domestic and family violence includes behaviour or threats that aim to control a male or female partner by causing fear or threatening their safety. This fact sheet provides information on what domestic and family violence can include as well as contact details for culturally sensitive services in Australia.

Title: Don’t fall for it- a guide to preventing falls for older people
Summary: Falls are a common problem for older people and are often the reason people are admitted to hospital or move to a nursing home or hostel. This booklet offers advice on how to avoid falls and checklists to make your home and environment as safe as possible.

Title: Door-to-door-sales
Summary: Door-to-door sales may include people who are trying to sell household goods, offering to do repairs to the house or asking you to change gas, electricity, telephone or internet providers.

Title: Drugs - get the facts
Summary: This document provides information and strategies on drugs to parents of teenagers so that they will be better equipped to respond to drug issues. The Government wants to help all parents, including migrant parents, prevent drug problems.

Title: Dry mouth (ORHIS 7)
Summary: Reduced salvia flow that results in a dry mouth (xerostamia) is a common problem among older adults.This leaflet explains causes, symptoms and solutions.

Title: Early detection of breast cancer
Summary: This resource explains how to detect for breast cancer early.

Title: Early detection of ovarian cancer
Summary: This fact sheet explains how to detect ovarian cancer.

Title: Early detection of prostate cancer
Summary: This factsheet explains how to find out if you have prostate cancer.

Title: Early fire safe fact sheet 1: how parents and caregivers can prevent burns and scalds
Summary: How parents and caregivers can prevent burns and scalds

Title: Early fire safe fact sheet 2: tips around the home
Summary: Fire safe behaviour is reliant on the awareness of risk and knowing what to do to reduce the risk. Adequate supervision and positive role modelling for young children is very important. Parents and carers can help reduce this risk by controlling or removing possible fire hazards around the home.

Title: Early fire safe fact sheet 3: understanding burn and scald injuries
Summary: Understanding burns and scalds injuries.

Title: Early fire safe fact sheet 4: be prepared for a fire
Summary: Advises on how to be prepared for a fire

Title: Early planning (About dementia 7)
Summary: This Help Sheet discusses ways to plan ahead and organise financial and legal affairs and lists people and organisations that can help.

Title: Eat and drink safely - a carer's guide to safe swallowing
Summary: Practical information for carers on safe swallowing. Explains what normal swallowing is, how to help a person eat safely, and how to recognise signs of problems with swallowing.

Title: Eat fewer snacks and select healthier alternatives
Summary: Healthy snacks in between main meals help kids and teens meet their daily nutritional needs. This fact sheet provides ideas to help kids and teens ‘snack smart' and explains what makes a healthy snack

Title: Eat for health
Summary: We know that by enjoying a healthy diet, being physically active every day and maintaining a healthy body weight, you can lower your risk of developing cancer. We know that these factors account for at least 30 per cent of all cancers.

Title: Eat more fruit and vegies
Summary: Eating fruit and vegetables every day will help your child grow strong and healthy. Children aged 2-3 years should eat 1 serve of fruit and 2.5 serves of vegetables and children aged 4-8 years should eat 1.5 serves of fruit and 4.5 serves of vegetables, each day. (Approximately half of these amounts for toddlers aged 1-2 years).

Title: Eating to prevent and treat pressure injuries
Summary: ‘Eating to prevent and treat pressure injuries’ raises the awareness of the relationship between nutrition and pressure injury prevention and management.

Title: Eating well during (cancer) treatment
Summary: People with cancer often have difficulty with eating. This factsheet offers suggestions for how to maintain a health diet.

Title: Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) fact sheet
Summary: ECT is a modern psychiatric treatment that is effective for a range of mental illnesses, including: major depression, mania, certain forms of schizophrenia, a small number of other mental and neurological disorders

Title: Emergency Department - acute low back pain patient fact sheets
Summary: Understanding low back pain

Title: Emergency Department - ankle sprain patient fact sheets
Summary: Understanding ankle sprain

Title: Emergency Department - anterior shoulder dislocation patient fact sheets
Summary: Understanding shoulder dislocations

Title: Emergency Department - asthma action plan patient fact sheets
Summary: Action plan for asthma

Title: Emergency, crisis and support services
Summary: Emergencies can be medical or family violence emergencies, natural disasters (such as floods, bushfires or heatwaves), communicable diseases (such as pandemic influenza) or a chemical, biological and radioactive emergency. Learn about different types of emergency and the support services that exist to help you if you are in an emergency situation in Victoria. In an emergency, call triple zero (000).

Title: End of life and palliative care services
Summary: End of life and palliative care helps improve your quality of life if you have a life-limiting illness and provides support to your family and carers. End of life and palliative care services include help with daily tasks and access to a range of emotional, spiritual and mental health care options to suit your needs. Services also provide information and advice about death and dying, advance care planning, financial planning and many other issues that can arise at the end of life. You can have end of life and palliative care services delivered in your home, at an inpatient palliative care unit, or in a local hospital.

Title: Endometrial cancer - healthy eating and being active
Summary: Eating well and being active after treatment for endometrial cancer is important for your recovery. This guide to healthy eating and being active explains how keeping a healthy weight, eating well and leading an active lifestyle may even lower your risk of other cancers developing in the future.

Title: Exercise and diabetes
Summary: This translated video has been developed to explain the importance of exercise as another way for people with diabetes to manage their health.

Title: Exercise consumer guide
Summary: Regular physical activity and exercise plays an important role in maintaining healthy bones. This resource provides information on exercise and bone health, the effect of exercise throughout life, the right kind of exercise for bone health and preventing falls.

Title: Expecting a baby? Bladder and bowel control problems
Summary: A translated resource for pregnant women who may be experiencing problems with bladder and bowel control. The resource covers information such as how to know when there is a problem, likelihood of getting bladder and bowel problems, having caesarean births and information on pelvic floor muscles.

Title: Eye health and vision care: who can help
Summary: Health promotion information sheet on who can help with eye health and vision care. With information on the different health practitioners that can help, the types of services available for people who are blind or vision impaired and details of organisations that provide information and services for eye health, blindness or low vision. This information is also available in text and audio formats.

Title: Fact sheet for parents of children at risk of anaphylaxis
Summary: Anaphylaxis is the most severe form of allergic reaction and is potentially life threatening. It usually occurs rapidly after exposure to a food, insect or medicine to which a person may already be allergic. Anaphylaxis must always be treated as a medical emergency and requires immediate treatment with adrenaline.

Title: Falls - information for residents, families and carers
Summary: A translated resource with information about being at risk of falls and minimising risk of falls for residents, families and carers.

Title: Family and domestic violence-it is time to say enough (bilingual version)
Summary: This bilingual resource explains what family violence is and where you can find support.

Title: Family and domestic violence - it is time to say enough (audio version)
Summary: This audio resource explains what family violence is and where you can find support.

Title: Family help kit- grief and loss
Summary: Not all children and adolescents have two parents to give them love and security for a number of reasons. In NSW, an increasing number of families are experiencing the trauma and disruption of separation and divorce. Families may also experience loss through the illness or death of a family member. Even the death of a loved pet or a close friend moving away may cause significant distress to children and adolescents

Title: Family help kit - depression
Summary: Depression has been predicted as one of the major health problems of the 21st century. More adolescents and young people are experiencing depression. This is known to increase their risk for other mental health problems such as hazardous use of alcohol and other drugs and suicide

Title: Family help kit - fears and anxiety
Summary: Anxiety is a normal part of life for children, adolescents and adults. This is usually a temporary response to stress. However, when anxiety persists it may be necessary to obtain assistance. Untreated anxiety that lasts for a longer period of time may make it difficult for a child to participate in normal activities and enjoy life.

Title: Family help kit - post traumatic stress
Summary: This translated Family Help Kit provides information about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), a condition that some children and adolescents develop after they have experiences a traumatic, sometimes life threatening, event. It includes information on what the issue is, what are the signs and symptoms, and how to get help for PTSD problems.

Title: Family help kit - psychosis
Summary: Psychosis is a condition which impairs a person’s sense of reality. This may be from a mental illness such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder (manic depression). Symptoms of psychosis can also at times be caused by brain injury or infection, alcohol or drug misuse. Most young people recover from psychosis to live full and satisfying lives.

Title: Family planning....? - please consider having a carrier test for genetic blood disorders
Summary: Around 1 in 20 people worlwide is thought to have inherited an altered globin gene which they could pass on to their children. If you are a carrier of an altered globin gene it is important that your partner has a blood test to determine hir or her carrier status.

Title: Family safety pack
Summary: The Australian Government has developed a Family Safety Pack for men and women coming to Australia. It includes information on Australia’s laws regarding domestic and family violence, sexual assault and forced marriage, and a woman’s right to be safe.

Title: Family violence - technical terms (bilingual tool)
Summary: The 'Family Violence: Technical Terms Bilingual Tool is in a Language other than English (LOTE) and English side-by-side It is designed to help communication when working with interpreters to talk about family violence. The Family Violence: Technical Terms Bilingual Tool, lists and explains: - Courts and services: their names, hours and web addresses - Technical terms: and what they mean - Police roles: what they do. - Each service, term and definition is listed in a Languages other than English (LOTE) and English side by side, so they can be pointed to or circled when explaining the family violence service system.

Title: Family violence and partner visas factsheet
Summary: This translated resource provides information for partner visa holders who do not have to remain in an abusive relationship to stay in Australia. It outlines information including that a partner, family members or other people in the community cannot threaten your visa status, and that there are certain provisions in Australia's migration laws to allow you to continue with your permanent Partner visa application. It also contacts for support services, and translating and interpreting services.

Title: Family violence: what police do
Summary: The Information Sheet 'Family Violence: What Police do' has been designed to explain Victoria Police's response to family violence. They have been written for: - People who have been affected, or harmed, by family violence - People who have committed family violence - People and or services supporting them.

Title: Fever
Summary: Fever is usually a sign of infection in the body. Infections such as colds and flu are very common, especially in pre-school children. Young preschool children can have up to five to ten infections each year.

Title: Fever in children
Summary: A consumer factsheet for use by hospital emergency departments about fever. Fever is a way in which the body fights infection. A fever is not dangerous and does not always indicate a serious illness.

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, is one of the most common forms of abuse of older people. It oulines what edler abuse is, what you can do about it and also outlines some services available to older people in need of support.

Title: Financial assistance for students (bilingual version)
Summary: The Australian Government provides financial help to eligible students through payments such as Youth Allowance and Austudy.This fact sheet lists possible financial support for students.

Title: Financial information service (FIS) (audio version)
Summary: The Financial Information Service (FIS) is an education and information service available to everyone in the community. FIS helps people to make informed decisions about investment and financial issues for their current and future financial needs.

Title: Financial information service (FIS) (bilingual version)
Summary: The Financial Information Service (FIS) is an education and information service available to everyone in the community. FIS helps people to make informed decisions about investment and financial issues for their current and future financial needs

Title: Find out about bowel cancer
Summary: An easy to follow brochure which lists ways to reduce bowel cancer risk, screening recommendations as well as symptoms of bowel cancer.

Title: Finding and preventing bowel cancer
Summary: Describes early detection of bowel cancer through screening and awareness of symptoms.

Title: Finding bowel cancer early can save your life
Summary: Step-by-step brochure to completing a bowel cancer screening kit.

Title: Finding breast cancer early: a guide to breast health
Summary: Fact sheet on breast awareness and the early detection of breast cancer.

Title: Finding out more (video)
Summary: People vary in their knowledge and understanding in regard to death and dying. Being informed can help make the right decisions.

Title: Finding the words - starting a conversation when your cancer has progressed
Summary: This resource has been developed to help women with secondary breast or ovarian cancer talk about how palliative care might help them to live as well as possible when cancer has spread.

Title: Fire danger ratings
Summary: The fire danger rating tells you how dangerous a fire would be if one started. It helps you to know when conditions are dangerous enough to put your bushfire survival plan in to action.

Title: Fire danger ratings (audio version)
Summary: Information on what activities can be undertaken during fire danger period or on Total Fire Ban days eg. having a barbeque.

Title: Fire orders: what to do in case of fire
Summary: This fact sheet lists the 6 steps you need to do in case of a fire

Title: Fire safety for older people and people with disability
Summary: A translated brochure that has been designed to assist older people or people with disability to reduce their risk of fire and harm from fires. It encourages consideration of early warning, how to respond to a fire and other advice to help reduce risk.

Title: First aid treatment for anaphylaxis
Summary: Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction and potentially life threatening. It should always be treated as a medical emergency, requiring immediate treatment. Most cases of anaphylaxis occur after a person with a severe allergy is exposed to the allergen they are allergic to (usually a food, insect or medication)

Title: Fish oils
Summary: General information about the use of fish oil supplements as a treatment for arthritis. It includes information about who may benefit from taking fish oils, how much to take and where to find more information.

Title: FKA children's services bicultural support program
Summary: FKA Children’s Services is an organisation which is funded by the government to provide support for all child care services.This support is to assist child care staff to provide programs which meet children’s cultural and language needs.

Title: FloodSafe (audio file)
Summary: Information on how you can prepare your family and your home for floods.

Title: FloodSafe fact sheet
Summary: Information on how you can prepare your family and your home for floods.

Title: Food choices for people with diabetes
Summary: This translated document contains information on healthy eating for people with diabetes, focusing on health choices regarding fats, carbohydrates, sugars, alcohol and others. It also includes an example of a typical meal plan to help with weight management.

Title: Food poisoning and how to prevent it
Summary: Information about what food poisoning is, why it happens and what people that work with food can do to prevent it.

Title: For people with cancer, their families and friends - the following support services may assist you
Summary: The document lists support services which assist people with cancer, their family and friends: Written Material, Free information sessions, Cancer Connect , Cancer Council Helpline, Cancer information in your language, Cancer Support Groups

Title: Forced and early marriage factsheet
Summary: This translated fact sheet outlines that forcing anybody to get married is a serious crime in Australia, and that people are free to choose whether to get married. The fact sheet provides facts on the illegality of taking or sending someone to another country for forced marriage or get someone else to organise this. It also contains contact details of support services.

Title: Free or low-cost kindergarten - kindergarten fee subsidy
Summary: Your child may be eligible for free or low-cost kindergarten as part of the Victorian Government’s commitment to provide all children with access to a high-quality kindergarten program in the year before starting school.The kindergarten fee subsidy provides eligible four-year old children with access to a kindergarten program for up to 15 hours per week

Title: Gastroenteritis
Summary: Gastro is an illness which may cause some or all of the following symptoms: diarrhoea, stomach cramps, vomiting, nausea, fever and headache. Germs which cause gastro get into your body through your mouth and it usually takes several days for symptoms to appear. This time is known as the incubation period. Sometimes symptoms may occur within hours of the germs entering your body but it is usually longer. When people get gastro they often assume that the last meal they ate gave them food poisoning. This is usually not the case.

Title: Gastroenteritis in children
Summary: Gastroenteritis (gastro) is a common illness in infants and young children. It usually causes diarrhoea (watery or frequent motions/poo) and vomiting.

Title: Gastroenteritis in children - from Department of Health & Human Services
Summary: A translated consumer factsheet for use by hospital emergency departments about Gastroenteritis in children. It includes information covering what it is, symptoms and treatment, breastfeeding and bottle feeding, and also ways to stop the spread of Gastroenteritis. Also provides list of emergency numbers and helplines.

Title: Gentle exercise - nothing to lose and a lot to gain
Summary: A guide to the benefits of gentle exercise for older people, including stronger bones and muscles, a lower risk of falls and staying independent for longer.

Title: Get a replacement or duplicate Medicare card using your Medicare online account (Bilingual version)
Summary: Learn how to request a replacement or duplicate Medicare card using your Medicare online account.

Title: Get active each day
Summary: Regular physical activity is an important part of getting healthy and staying healthy. This factsheet lists the benefits and provides tips on how to help kids and teens be more active

Title: Get your immunisation history statement using your Medicare online account (Bilingual statement)
Summary: Learn how to use your Medicare online account to view, print and download an immunisation history statement for yourself or your child under 14 years of age.

Title: Getting older in Melbourne? Expected oral changes (ORHIS 1)
Summary: This leaflet explains how aging can affect the state of the teeth and how good care can prevent losing teeth and prevent some oral diseases such as dental caries and gum disease.

Title: Gifting (audio version)
Summary: 'Gifting’ is when you or your partner give away or dispose of an asset. Depending on the value of the gift this might have an impact on your Centrelink payments.

Title: Glucosamine and chondroitin
Summary: This sheet provides general information about glucosamine and chondroitin for people with arthritis, including information about the effectiveness of these supplements, current research and the possible risks.

Title: Good bladder habits for everyone
Summary: You need good bladder habits for a healthy life.

Title: Good friends help us bounce back. Mental health month fact sheet 2010
Summary: The theme of Mental Health Month in 2010 is all about the benefits of friendship. Social support in general is important for bouncing back from challenges and research has shown that having friends is associated with life satisfaction and overall wellbeing.

Title: Greek orthdox church's position on organ and tissue donation.
Summary:

Title: Group activities
Summary: This translated ADEC brochure describes the Group Activities available through the ADEC. It outlines eligibility for the group activities, how to access the group activities and the benefits of them.

Title: Groups with specific needs (video)
Summary: Death is a reality of life, but the circumstances can vary greatly as different groups have different needs.

Title: Guardianship & administration
Summary: This resource outlines the Office of the Public Advocate’s (OPA) process for appointing a guardian or administrator to make decisions for those with a disability through the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) and supplies links to application forms. The translated resources provide brief information on the OPA and their interpreter resources which may provide access to the guardianship and administration information.

Title: Guide to conciliation conferences
Summary: This booklet explains a free service available to help people resolve a complaint without going to court.

Title: Guide to dealing with financial difficulty
Summary: This booklet explains how to get help if you have financial difficulties.

Title: Gynaecological cancers fact sheet
Summary: A translated overview of gynaecological cancers including types, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and finding support

Title: Haemoglobin E
Summary: Haemoglobin E (HbE) is a common inherited condition caused by the production of an abnormal haemoglobin protein.

Title: Hand hygiene
Summary: Everyone should keep their hands clean as it is crucial for preventing the spread of infection in our hospitals and to our patients. This information is about how you can assist us in reducing the risk of infection in our wards.

Title: Have you had a heart and stroke check? Your first step to help prevent a heart attack or stroke
Summary: The doctor or nurse can use a risk calculator to find out the overall chance of having a heart attack or stroke

Title: HACC easy living equipment checklist for consumers
Summary: The Home and Community Care (HACC) easy living equipment checklist for consumers is a checklist about simple, inexpensive equipment that is available to the general public. Some of these items might be useful. Please use the checklist to indicate any of these you may wish to discuss, see or try.

Title: Head lice alert notice
Summary: This alert notice explains that some children in a school have head lice and explains what parents need to do to prevent the spread of head lice.

Title: Head lice treatment options Information for parents and carers
Summary: This factsheet describes the two treatment options (the mechanical and the chemical one) to remove head lice.

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: Healthy diet and bowels
Summary: This translated resource is to encourage a healthy diet with a high fibre intake, which can help in protect people against diverticular disease, haemorrhoids, constipation and chronic disease such as heart disease and type 2 diabetes. It provides information on what fibre is, what foods contain fibre and how much to be eating.

Title: Healthy eating and arthritis
Summary: This sheet has been written to address some common myths about food and arthritis. It provides general information about healthy eating and where to go for further information and advice. It does not provide specific advice for people with other medical conditions or food intolerances.

Title: Healthy eating clip
Summary: The healthy eating clip/video has been translated to communicate healthy eating messages such as different food groups and healthy cooking methods. This resource may be beneficial for those living with diabetes.

Title: Healthy heart habits
Summary: Heart disease risk factors and what you can do about them.

Title: Heart attack - action plan
Summary: Guide to recognising your heart attack

Title: Heart healthy tips
Summary: Nutritional tips for a healthy heart

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: Helpful words when accessing the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
Summary: The document explains helpful words and terminology when accessing the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

Title: Helping someone at risk of suicide
Summary: This brochure provides you with some advises if you are concerned that someone close to you is considering taking their own life and you would like to know how to help them keep safe.

Title: Helping those around you
Summary: This file helps friends and relatives identify if someone they know needs assistance for a mental health issue and what services they can contact for assistance.

Title: Helping your family financially? Understand the risks
Summary: It can be a worry for older people when they see their adult children struggling financially. Before you decide to help you should be aware of the risks involved - expecially if your home is all you have.

Title: Hepatitis A by DHHS
Summary: Information about symptoms, transmission, prevention, immunisation and treatment.

Title: Hints for better sleep
Summary: A list of steps to help you get a better sleep.

Title: Home at last: older persons' housing and support services
Summary: HOME at Last is a service provided by Housing for the Aged Action Group (HAAG) Inc. HAAG is a community group with a membership base of older people. Many older people are living in insecure housing, worried about where they will live in the future.Secure, affordable housing options are available but you many need assistance to find them.

Title: Home based strength and balance exercises
Summary: Exercises for older people to improve strength and balance at home. It is recommended that you consult your physiotherapist or local medical officer before starting the exercises.

Title: Home fire safety
Summary: Most fatal fires occur in the home, but the real tragedy is that many of these could be avoided. This brochures provides a checklist on preventative measures you can undertake to minimise the chance of a fire in your house.

Title: Home safety and the older person
Summary: A practical guide to help older people avoid falls at home and around the garden.

Title: Home test kit instructions - National Bowel Cancer Screening Program
Summary: 4 easy steps that could help save your life

Title: Hospitals, surgery and procedures
Summary: If you need surgery or other medical procedures, you are likely to attend a clinic or hospital in Victoria. This information will take you through the preparation for a stay in hospital, provide advice about managing your stay through to recovery and discharge. Practical information about paperwork, costs and payments is also available here.

Title: How disease may affect your mouth (ORHIS 9)
Summary:

Title: How headspace can help - what to expect
Summary: Headspace centres across Australia provide face-to-face information, support and services to young people, aged 12 to 25 years, and their families and friends.

Title: How to administer eye drops (bilingual version)
Summary: Detailed Instructions with pictures on how to put drops in your eyes.

Title: How to call triple zero 000
Summary: The Triple Zero (000) service is the quickest way to get the right emergency service to help you. In life threatening or emergency situations, use this number to contact Police, Fire and/or Ambulance.

Title: How to care (video)
Summary: If you never looked after someone who is seriously ill before it can be overwhelming. People find they need information and resources to help them manage daily life as a carer. This could be about how to manage medications or access transport. It could be about how to sort out your finances or find some support for themselves,

Title: How to do the test - National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (video)
Summary: The video explains how to use the home test kit for bowel cancer screening. Eligible Australians aged between 50 and 74 will receive a free National Bowel Cancer Screening Program kit in the mail. Bowel cancer screening can save your life, so do your kit when you receive it in the mail. When it’s detected early, nine out of ten cases can be treated successfully.

Title: How to give EpiPen
Summary: Step by step instructions for giving EpiPen adrenaline (epinephrine) autoinjectors.

Title: How to make a complaint or provide feedback (bilingual version)
Summary: If Centrelink, Medicare or Child Support haven’t met their service commitments you can make a complaint or povide feedback to help improve their services.

Title: How to make your vote count
Summary: On election day you will receive two ballot papers: a green one for the House of Representatives and a white one for the Senate. This leaflet explains how to fill them in correctly.

Title: How to Quit
Summary: Finding your own strategy for quitting is important. Different methods suit different people. Choose a quitting method you feel comfortable with that suits your lifestyle. Once you've found the quitting strategy that best suits you, you'll feel more in control of your quitting attempt.

Title: How to respond effectively to your relative with schizophrenia who may have challenging behaviour.
Summary: There are many ways of dealing with behaviour that upsets you. There are also ways of making yourself feel better about it, even if you can’t change the person’s behaviour. It is important to encourage the person to control his/her own behaviour. Before working out the best thing to do, it is important to understand what is happening to your relative, to know what is possible to expect of them, and to accept your own feelings and not blame yourself. Your relative may not be able to help doing some things because they are part of the illness. But many behaviours can change, with good management, learning some self-control, and with your help. The following suggestions are made to help you to cope with certain behaviour associated with schizophrenia. Remember that every person is different, and everyone’s circumstances are different. These are suggestions to try, but if they don’t work for you, it might help if you consult with the mental health professional that you see, about what to do next. It may be that the particular suggestion just needs to be used differently in your situation, or that a different method may work better. Don’t assume that nothing can be done.

Title: HPV vaccine - preventing human papillomavirus (HPV) cancers and diseases by vaccination brochure
Summary: Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a common, contagious virus that can cause cancers and diseases in both men and women. This brochure provides information about HPV, how to get vaccinated against HPV and the safety and effectiveness of the HPV vaccine.

Title: Hydrotherapy exercise cue cards
Summary: A set of cue cards to assist with exercise programs provided in a hydrotherapy pool. It is recommended that before using these exercise cards, you consult your specialist, local medical officer or physiotherapist.

Title: Hypoglycaemia and diabetes
Summary: This translated information sheet provides information on hypoglycaemia and diabetes, focusing on what the main causes and symptoms are, how it’s treated and also what to do if someone has hypoglycaemia.

Title: If you are pregnant, or think you may be, please inform a staff member BEFORE you have an X-ray
Summary: A multilingual poster that asks women who are pregnant or think they might be, to inform staff before having an x-ray.

Title: IMHA postcard
Summary: The IMHA postcards provide basic information on our service, your rights if you are under compulsory treatment, and how to get in contact.

Title: In an emergency, call triple zero (000)
Summary: Call triple zero to contact the police, fire or ambulance in an emergency. You can call 000 for free from any telephone in Australia.

Title: In my language: my breast cancer story
Summary: In my language: my breast cancer story shares the breast cancer experiences of women in their own languages, with subtitles in English. The women are from Italian, Greek, Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese), Arabic and Vietnamese speaking backgrounds. Read a bit more about their experience and watch the videos, in your language, by selecting from the menu below.

Title: Income management—voluntary (bilingual version)
Summary: Income Management is a way to help you manage your money for essential household needs and expenses. Your payments will not reduce but the way you receive them will change.

Title: Incontinence a problem in anyone's language
Summary: Incontinence is the unwanted and involuntary leakage of urine or faeces. It affects people from all cultures and it is not normal. The good news is incontinence can be treated, and in many cases cured. This flyer advertises that information is available in various languages.

Title: Infant hepatitis B immunisation information
Summary: Information about the hepatitis B vaccine given to newborn babies. Includes information about the disease, why babies should have the vaccine, and information about possible side effects. It is important to start the hepatitis B immunisation as soon as possible after birth.

Title: Influenza campaign poster 2019
Summary: Information for consumers to protect against the influenza. Download and print any of the A3 campaign posters and display them in receptions, waiting rooms or anywhere they can be seen.

Title: Information for victims of crime
Summary: Whether you are a victim or a person assisting a victim, this booklet answers some of the most common questions I hear from victims, their families and friends. It would be impractical to answer all your questions in one booklet, so I urge you to ask the police, the prosecutor or other public official who can follow-up on questions of particular interest to you. Information applicable to South Australia only.

Title: Information for women about family history of breast cancer and ovarian cancer
Summary: A translated brochure about how understanding your family history of breast or ovarian cancer can provide an indication of your chance of developing either disease. It includes information on why breast or ovarian cancer occurs, a woman's chance of developing it, what's meant by family history and early detection.

Title: Information for women with early breast cancer - National Breast Cancer Centre
Summary: This translated booklet aims to give information to women with early breast cancer, their partners, family and friends. The booklet will help you make decisions about your treatment and care, but it is not a substitute for your doctor’s advice.

Title: Information for women with early breast cancer - NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service
Summary: A comprehensive, translated guide for women with early breast cancer, including treatment, effects of treatment on fertility, impact on sexuality, coping and getting support, and returning to work.

Title: Information on caring for a stoma
Summary: The booklet covers information such as: What is a stoma? It also includes information on: eating and drinking, managing constipation, caring for a colostomy, ileostomy or urostomy, healthy bowel habits, peri-anal skin care and tipps for patients

Title: Information on type 2 diabetes (all bilingual, print information)
Summary: This translated bilingual document provides information about Type 2 diabetes. It covers topics such as general information on diabetes, nutrition, exercise and activity, care of the body, monitoring blood sugar levels, medication, complications, sick days, driving and travel.

Title: Information sheet on age related macular degeneration (AMD)
Summary: Health promotion information sheet on age-related macular degeneration (AMD). With information on what AMD is, symptoms, who is at risk, what can be done and where to seek help and services. This information is also available in text and audio.

Title: Information sheet on cataracts
Summary: Health promotion information sheet on cataracts. With information on what is a cataract, symptoms, who is at risk, what can be done and where to seek information and services. This information is also available in text and audio formats.

Title: Information sheet on diabetic retinopathy
Summary: Health promotion information sheets on diabetic retinopathy (DR). With information on what DR is, symptoms, who is at risk, what can be done and where to seek help and services. This information is also available in text and audio formats.

Title: Information sheet on glaucoma
Summary: Health promotion information sheet on glaucoma. With information on what is glaucoma, symptoms, who is at risk, what can be done and where to seek help and services. This information is also available in text and audio formats.

Title: Information sheet on refractive error
Summary: Health promotion information sheet on refractive error. With information on what is refractive error, symptoms, who is at risk, what can be done and where to seek help and services. This information is also available in text and audio formats.

Title: Informed consent - what are my rights?
Summary: This video explains what informed consent means for you.

Title: Informed consent in health care
Summary: This fact sheet explains what informed consent is, what questions you might want to ask and why you need to sign a consent form.

Title: Informed financial consent: bulk billing patient consent form
Summary: Consent form to be signed by patient for bulk billing

Title: Informed financial consent: non-bulk billing patient consent form
Summary: Financial consent form for non-bulk billing

Title: Instructions for a mid-stream urine specimen for men and women
Summary: Instructions for both men and women on how to provide a mid-stream urine specimen for a urine test.

Title: Insulin and diabetes
Summary: This translated resource provides information about the role of insulin in the management of diabetes. It covers questions regarding what it is, why it has to be injected, they types of insulin and some tips about insulin.

Title: Intellectual disability
Summary: This translated fact sheet about intellectual disability provides information on what is intellectual disability, how a child is diagnosed, what can be done to help and what causes intellectual disability.

Title: International Social Security Agreement between Australia and Cyprus (Bilingual version)
Summary: The Department of Human Services (DHS) delivers Australian social security payments to individuals. You will have to tell us about all of your, and in some instances, your partner’s income and assets if you want to claim an Australian pension.

Title: International Social Security Agreement between Australia and Greece (Bilingual version)
Summary: The Department of Human Services (DHS) delivers Australian social security payments to individuals. You will have to tell us about all of your, and in some instances, your partner’s income and assets if you want to claim an Australian pension.

Title: Interpreter fact sheets
Summary: If you have any difficulties communicating in English with our staff, you are entitled to the services of a professional interpreter.

Title: Interpreter required card
Summary: Use the Interpreter required card to book a professional Interpreter in the hospital.

Title: Introduction to CareSearch (video)
Summary: This is an overview of the CareSearch website for the general community.

Title: Jobseekers (bilingual version)
Summary: If you are looking for work, have lost your job or are at risk of losing your job, there may be services to support you.

Title: Keep cool in Yarra: five easy ways to keep your home cool in a heatwave
Summary: Poster with tips on how to keep your house cool

Title: Keeping your details up to date (Bilingual version)
Summary: Centrelink reviews your details to make sure people get the right payment amount and also checks people are eligible for a payment.

Title: Kessler 10 (K10) assessment form
Summary: The Kessler (K10) measure is a 10-item self-report questionnaire intended to yield a global measure of "psychological distress" based on questions about the level of anxiety and depressive symptoms in the most recent 4-week period.

Title: Kessler 10 (K10) brochure - whose recovery and outcome are they anyway?
Summary: This brochure provides information about consumer self-assessment in mental health. It includes information about the Kessler 10 and how it will be used, as well as the Consumer Wellness Plan.

Title: Kidney transplant factsheet: a treatment option
Summary: When kidney failure becomes very advanced, your kidneys are so damaged they can no longer do their job. A transplant is a treatment for kidney failure but it is not a cure. A transplant potentially offers a more active life and a longer life, free from dialysis as well as dietary restrictions. However, your new kidney needs a lifetime of care.

Title: Kindness: little acts, big impacts!
Summary: Just like your physical health and fitness, your mental health is worth taking care of and improving. This is true for everyone, regardless of whether they have or have not experienced mental illness.

Title: Ladder safety matters - Mick's story
Summary: Ladders are associated with more deaths and injuries than any other household product and older men are over-represented in the statistics. Case studies featuring three Victorian men who fell from a ladder while doing home maintenance were developed. Almost every ladder injury was preventable, and that is why older men are being encouraged to make safety matter when using a ladder. This is Mick's story

Title: Ladder safety matters - Nick's story
Summary: Ladders are associated with more deaths and injuries than any other household product and older men are over-represented in the statistics. Case studies featuring three Victorian men who fell from a ladder while doing home maintenance were developed. Almost every ladder injury was preventable, and that is why older men are being encouraged to make safety matter when using a ladder. This is Nick's story

Title: Ladder safety matters - Paul's story
Summary: Ladders are associated with more deaths and injuries than any other household product and older men are over-represented in the statistics. Case studies featuring three Victorian men who fell from a ladder while doing home maintenance were developed. Almost every ladder injury was preventable, and that is why older men are being encouraged to make safety matter when using a ladder. This is Paul's story

Title: Last days of life- family and carer information
Summary: The communication tools provide patients/family/carers with information about the dying process.

Title: Last days of life- understanding your grief
Summary: The communication tools provide patients/family/carers with information about the dying process.

Title: Last days of life-a wish to go home
Summary: The communication tools provide patients/family/carers with information about the dying process.

Title: Learn English through the Adult Migrant English Program
Summary: To help you learn English, you may be able to attend the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP). This information sheet explains what the requirements are and how you can enrol to English classes.

Title: Learning to relax when you have cancer
Summary: This factsheet offers information and practical suggestions about dealing with tension and anxiety when you have cancer.

Title: Letters and poster notifying care recipients about upcoming site audits
Summary: Care recipients and representatives are actively encouraged to contribute to decisions made by residential aged care homes and home care services about the care and services they receive. This ensures a strong continuous improvement approach for providers, as well as a focus on the needs and preferences of care recipients. Use our templates of letters and posters for residential aged care homes available in 20 community languages to inform care recipients and representatives about quality assessors from the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission.

Title: Linking kidney health, heart health, blood pressure and diabetes
Summary: This translated fact sheet explains how people who have diabetes, high blood pressure (hypertension) and/or cardiovascular disease are at an increased risk of chronic kidney disease. It focuses on identifying the signs and risk factors, as well as choosing a healthy lifestyle.

Title: Linking physical and mental health care...it makes sense for families, carers and friends
Summary: Famillies and carers of mental health consumers are essential members of the care team and can provide vital support to consuers to help them improve their physical health.

Title: Linking physical and mental health care...it makes sense for people who use mental health services
Summary: Physical health and mental health are linked, so it makes sense to link physical and mental health care.

Title: Listeria - the facts
Summary: Listeria infection or listeriosis, is an illness usually caused by eating food contaminated with bacteria known as Listeria monocytogenes. This factsheet provides advice for pregnant women, the elderly and anyone with suppressed immunity.

Title: Live well with type 2 diabetes
Summary: This translated brochure for people with diabetes gives advice on managing type 2 diabetes by providing brief information on blood glucose levels, weight, food, and the importance of checking kidneys, eyes and feet.

Title: Liver cancer fact sheet
Summary: An overview of liver cancer including types, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and finding support.

Title: Living well after cancer
Summary: Each year, many people with cancer are successfully treated. It’s common for people who have cancer to live a long time after treatment. Some people are cured. This fact sheet is for people who have finished cancer treatment, such as chemotherapy or radiotherapy. These people may be called ‘cancer survivors’.

Title: Living well with chronic heart failure
Summary: This fact sheet explains what chronic heart failure is and lists the symptoms of chronic heart failure. It also shows how to manage chronic heart failure and includes an action plan

Title: Living well with metastatic breast cancer - Section 3
Summary: This bilingual section gives you information about practical supports to help you at home and planning ahead, as well as tips to help you live well.

Title: Living well with metastatic breast cancer - Section 3 (audio file)
Summary: This bilingual section gives you information about practical supports to help you at home and planning ahead, as well as tips to help you live well.

Title: Living with a terminal illness (video)
Summary: When you have a serious illness there are things to consider. You may want to think about your quality of life. What is important now? Whether you continue to work, how things are likely to change and how you can prepare for them is important.

Title: Living with Parkinson's disease (help sheet 3)
Summary: This is a Help Sheet for people with Parkinson’s disease. It explains some of the things you can do to manage your symptoms and live well.

Title: Love your heart: a guide to support recovery and good heart health (full version)
Summary: Understanding your heart condition and treatment can help your recovery and make you feel less anxious.

Title: Love your heart: quick guide to support heart recovery (short version)
Summary: Understanding your heart condition and treatment can help your recovery and make you feel less anxious.

Title: Lung cancer fact sheet
Summary: An overview of lung cancer including types, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and finding support.

Title: Make a complaint in other languages: make a complaint to DSC about the provision of services by a Victorian disability service.
Summary: This translated resource enables individuals to make a complaint to the Office of the Disability Services Commissioner if they are not happy with their disability service provider in Victoria, Australia. It outlines the ability for family or friends to talk on their behalf and that the service is free and independant of government and other services.

Title: Making a complaint
Summary: The Making a Complaint fact sheet provides an introduction for people considering making a complaint, or responding to a complaint, before the Australian Human Rights Commission, (previously known as the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission).

Title: Making a complaint - Health Complaints Commissioner
Summary: You have the right to access safe, quality healthcare and to be treated with respect. Raising your concerns when this doesn’t happen protects your rights and can improve the health system for all Victorians. How can I launch a complaint with the Health Complaints Commissioner?

Title: Making a complaint - Victoria Police
Summary: This information sheet explaints how to make a complaint about police

Title: Making a complaint (DHHS Victoria)
Summary: This brochure tells you how to make a complaint is you feel a service is unsatifactory, you did not receive enough information or choice or your were not treated well.

Title: Making a complaint (mental health)
Summary: These translated resources provide information on the Mental Health Complaints Commissioner, an independant, specialist complaints organisation created by the Mental Health Act 2014. The information sheet outlines who the organisation is, how to make complaints, what happens when a complaint is made and the lawful right to speak up or complain about a public mental health service.

Title: Making healthy food choices
Summary: The Making Healthy Food Choices Guide includes photographs and images of hundreds of different foods to help you understand how healthy eating will help you manage your diabetes. Each guide contains culturally specific foods and includes the English description and translation on the same page.

Title: Making it easier to report employment income (bilingual version)
Summary: Centrelink is improving the way you report your employment income and changes to your circumstances.

Title: Managing hypoglycaemia
Summary: This translated fact sheet contains information for people with diabetes and hypoglycaemia. The fact sheet outlines what the main causes are, the symptoms, treatment and what happens if not treated as well as other things to consider.

Title: Managing my diabetes
Summary: A translated video that demonstrates to people with diabetes how to best manage their diabetes.

Title: Manual wheelchair
Summary: The manual wheelchair resource provides clear, concise instructions on using a manual wheelchair safely.

Title: Many ways to get help
Summary: If you are experiencing problems with gambling, or someone close to you has a problem, help is available. Gambling affects people from all walks of life. This resource will help people with gambling problems to get support as well as those close to them who are affected by their gambling.

Title: Measles - community fact sheet
Summary: Measles is a very infectious viral illness. People can get unwell with measles seven (7) to 18 days after contact with a person sick with measles.

Title: Measles, mumps and rubella immunisation information
Summary: This translated resource provides information about the measles, mumps, and rubella vaccines for children at 12 months and 18 months of age through the National Immunisation Program schedule. It includes information on what they are, the vaccine itself, possible side effects and a short pre-immunisations checklist.

Title: Measles, mumps, rubella and chickenpox immunisation information
Summary: This translated resource provides information about the measles, mumps, rubella and chickenpox vaccines for children at 18 months of age through the National Immunisation Program schedule. It includes information on what they are, the vaccine itself, possible side effects and a short pre-immunisations checklist.

Title: Medical treatments for Parkinson's (Help sheet 2)
Summary: This help sheet outlines medical treatments available for Parkinson's disease

Title: Medical/Radiation oncologist question prompt list
Summary: This is a list of questions you can ask when you see a medical or radiation oncologist to help you get the information you want about your illness and possible treatments. You and your family can use this pamphlet to help you decide what you need to ask your oncologist each time you have an appointment.

Title: Medically supervised injecting room
Summary: The Victorian Government is trialling a medically supervised injecting room (MSIR) at North Richmond Community Health. The MSIR will act as a gateway for clients to link with other health and support services, ensuring they have access to the full range of education and treatment they to need to reduce harm from their drug use and ultimately kick their drug dependency. It will also work to reduce overdose deaths and overdose harm, improve neighbourhood amenity for local residents and businesses, and reduce the number of discarded needles and syringes in the neighbouring areas.

Title: Medicare is Australia’s health care system (bilingual version)
Summary: Medicare provides payments and services that can help when you, or someone you care for, use health care services or buy medicines. This is an overview of how Medicare works.

Title: Medicare self service (bilingual version)
Summary: You can do a range of Medicare services without having to call or visit us. You can use your Medicare online account through myGov or the Express Plus Medicare mobile app.

Title: Medication reminder cards
Summary: Visual Cards that can be used to instruct the patient on the intake of medications

Title: Medications for type 2 diabetes
Summary: A translated fact sheet that describes the six classes of medication used to treat type 2 diabetes. It also covers the possibility of combining medications, other medications and the potential of having to go on to insulin.

Title: Medicines - information for residents, families and carers
Summary: A translated resource with information about medicine management for residents, families and carers. It outlines some side effects from medicines and ways to prevent problems caused by taking many medicines.

Title: Medicines and Arthritis
Summary: General information about the main types of medicines used for people with arthritis. It also gives tips on the safe use of medicines and where to go for further information. This sheet does not cover the full range of possible side effects for each medicine, which should be discussed further with a doctor or pharmacist.

Title: Medicines consumer guide
Summary: A guide to medicines generally prescribed for osteoporosis, including: Bisphosphonates, Denosumab, Strontium ranelate, Selective oestrogen receptor modulators (SERMS), Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and Teriparatide.

Title: Melanoma fact sheet
Summary: An overview of melanoma including types, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and finding support.

Title: Memory changes (About dementia no. 12)
Summary: This Help Sheet describes some of the differences between memory loss as a part of normal ageing and as a symptom of dementia. It provides some tips for keeping your memory sharp.

Title: Men and cancer prevention
Summary: This factsheet talks about the about a cancer prevention plan for men.

Title: Mental health and coronary heart disease
Summary: There are strong links between depression, social isolation and heart disease.

Title: Mental health in a changing world - the impact of culture and diversity
Summary: Culture can strongly influence understanding and acceptance of mental illness

Title: Mental health services
Summary: This subtitled video provides information on the range of mental health support services available in Victoria 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It outlines how these services can provide treatment, information, tools and advice on how to deal with a range of mental health issues.

Title: Metastatic breast cancer - finding your way- section 1
Summary: This bilingual section is about what it means to have metastatic breast cancer and the health professionals that can support you.

Title: Metastatic breast cancer - finding your way- section 1 (audio file)
Summary: This bilingual section is about what it means to have metastatic breast cancer and the health professionals that can support you.

Title: Methadone treatment in Victoria - user information booklet
Summary: The Methadone treatment in Victoria user information booklet should be provided to all clients who take methadone to address their opioid dependence. The booklet provides information on the drug methadone, the Victorian opioid pharmacotherapy system and also provides information about methadone overdose and the use of naloxone injection.

Title: Methotrexate
Summary: Methotrexate is a medicine used to treat certain childhood rheumatic conditions, including juvenile arthritis (JIA), lupus (also known as SLE), uveitis, dermatomyositis and scleroderma. Methotrexate is a disease modifying antirheumatic drug (DMARD) that reduces damage from inflammation.

Title: Migraine
Summary: Migraine causes a severe and throbbing headache, usually on one side of the head, as well as symptoms such as nausea.

Title: Minor head injury
Summary: Head injuries can be serious and require urgent medical attention. A hard blow to the head from a fall, knock or assault can injure the brain, even when there are no visible signs of trauma to the scalp or face. Symptoms of serious head injury include wounds, altered consciousness, clear liquid leaking from the eyes or nose, black eyes or bruises behind the ears, vision changes, nausea and vomiting.

Title: Mistaken internet payments fact sheet
Summary: This factsheet describes what to do if you make a mistake when transferring money electronically or if someone accesses your account without your consent.

Title: Mobile phone contracts - tips for consumers
Summary: What you need to know and consider before and after you sign a mobile phone contract.

Title: Move your body
Summary: The factsheet provides tips for home and for work on physical activities for cancer prevention.

Title: Moving in with the family? Make sure you protect your interests
Summary: This information lists the legal and financial issues that could arise and should be considered before you move in with your family

Title: Multicultural respite
Summary: This translated ADEC brochure describes the Multicultural Respite services including home respite and out of home respite. It describes eligibility for Older Carer's Repite and Multicultural Respite, how to access respite care and the benefits.

Title: Multicultural service announcements
Summary: These radio announcements promotes advocacy and support networks for people from gay , lesbian, bisexual, transexual, intersex and queer

Title: Multicultural services audio version
Summary: You can contact the Multicultural Services to speak to someone in your language about Centrelink payments and services.

Title: Multilingual cancer glossary
Summary: The bilingual glossary has been designed as a resource for professional translators, interpreters and bilingual health professionals working in the cancer field. The glossary is a unique central tool that enables language professionals with access to accurate, consistent and culturally and linguistically appropriate terminology. Note - the English document is bilingual.

Title: My Aged Care
Summary: This website provides information explaining what My Aged Care is.

Title: My feet and diabetes
Summary: This translated video explains the importance of foot care for individuals living with diabetes.

Title: My health record
Summary: My health record brings together health information from you, your healthcare providers and Medicare. It is an online summary of your key health information. This website contains information on how it works, it's benefits, who can see your records, your privacy and security control, how to opt out and answers other frequently asked questions.

Title: My health records - my rights
Summary: What are my rights? Under Victorian law, you have the right to know what health information is held about you, how and why it was collected and what it’s being used for. You can ask to see your health information and change it if it’s incorrect. You can also ask to have your health information sent to another health service provider. If these requests are refused, you deserve a written explanation.

Title: My NDIS pathway (video and fact sheet)
Summary: It is important to understand how the NDIS works and whether you are eligible to participate. If you are, you will develop a plan with the NDIS to help you access the supports you need. Your plan will be reviewed over time so you will get the right support for as long as you need it. This video and fact sheet will help you understand the path you will travel as the NDIS works with you. It will provide an overview of what to expect at each stage.

Title: My pocket health card
Summary: This resource is intended to be a foldable wallet sized checklist of questions to consider asking health professionals to participate in your health care.

Title: Myths about gambling fact sheet
Summary: This fact sheets lists a number of myths, superstitions and false beliefs that have developed around gaming machines.

Title: Myths and facts about autism
Summary: This table shares some of the common misconceptions about autism within culturally and linguistically diverse communities, and gives a factual response to each myth in order to support a greater understanding of autism.

Title: National ageing and aged care strategy for people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds
Summary: The Australian Government is committed to ensuring equitable access to high quality, culturally appropriate aged care for people from CALD backgrounds. A range of initiatives have been put in place that recognise that: - A large proportion of older people in Australia were born overseas and the proportion of older people from CALD backgrounds is increasing at a faster rate than other older people - Changing immigration patterns in Australia will lead to changing consumer cohorts, which will impact on service delivery and require forward planning.

Title: National assessment program- literacy and numeracy
Summary: This information sheet explains what is the national assesment program- lIteracy and nurmeracy (NAPLAN) test

Title: National Asthma Council Australia Asthma Action Plan
Summary: Many written asthma action plans are available, as different action plans suit different people. The asthma action plan chosen should be appropriate for the person’s age, educational status, language and culture.

Title: National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
Summary: This translated ADEC flyer introduces the NDIS and provides ways for individuals to contact the ADEC to help assist and provide information on the NDIS.

Title: National standards for disability services (audio versions)
Summary: A translated audio recording that describes the six National Standards that apply to disability service providers. It focuses on the rights and outcomes for people with a disability and describes how the standards will help to promote and drive a nationally consistent approach to improving the quality of services.

Title: National standards for disability services (pdf versions)
Summary: A translated booklet that describes the six National Standards that apply to disability service providers. It focuses on the rights and outcomes for people with a disability and describes how the standards will help to promote and drive a nationally consistent approach to improving the quality of services.

Title: Needing help after someone has died? (bilingual version)
Summary: This factsheet lets people know about the payments and support available after someone close to them dies. It offers information on the steps that need to be taken and the emotional and financial support available.

Title: New tobacco laws
Summary: This document provides specific information for enforcing and providing education for the various aspects of the Tobacco Act 1987 for workplaces.

Title: No one knows your body like you do
Summary: Flyer providing information about the symptoms of ovarian cancer.

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: Non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
Summary: Non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are medicines commonly used to treat painful swollen joints. They are not steroids but are effective in reducing pain and tension. (Brand names: Brufen, Naprosyn, Voltaren, Celebrex, Naprogesic)

Title: Normal bowel function - preventing constipation
Summary: The pelvic floor is made up of a network of muscles and nerves which control both bladder and bowel function. Good bowel habits help to protect these muscles and mimimise the risk of both bladder and bowel incontinence.

Title: Now every Victorian has a NURSE-ON-CALL 1300 60 60 24
Summary: NURSE-ON-CALL is a phone service that provides immediate, expert health advice from a registered nurse, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Title: Nutrition & kidney failure
Summary: When you have chronic kidney disease, diet can be an important part of your treatment. Your recommended diet may change overtime if your kidney condition or medical treatment changes.

Title: On the road to recovery
Summary: On the road to recovery is a resource that has been developed with and for people who have completed cancer treatment and their carers, families and friends who speak a language other than English. Consultation was undertaken with the different language groups and the themes identified formed the basis of the final resources developed. In addition the Arabic, Italian and Vietnamese resources have been published as a bilingual resource with English. Most of the information in this booklet has been adapted with permission from Cancer Council’s English language booklets including ‘Living well after cancer’ as well as the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre DVD ‘Just take it day to day: a guide to surviving life after cancer’ and various Australian Cancer Survivorship Centre written resources. On the Road to Recovery is the result of a partnership between the Australian Cancer Survivorship Centre, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, and Cancer Councils. This project is a Cancer Australia Supporting people with cancer Grant initiative, funded by the Australian Government.

Title: One in three women who ever had a baby wet themselves
Summary: Women who have even just on baby are nearly three times more likely to leak urine and wet themselves, than women who have not had a baby. The more babies you have, the more chance there is that you will leak urine and wet yourself.

Title: Oral cancer (ORHIS 4)
Summary: This leaflet lists the causes, early signs and preventative actions of oral cancer

Title: Oral diseases (ORHIS 2)
Summary: Leaflet on the two most common oral health diseases, tooth decay (cavities) and gum diesease

Title: Osteoarthritis
Summary: General information on osteoarthritis, its affects, how it can be managed, and where to find further information and advice. Osteoarthritis (OA) is a condition that affects the whole joint including bone, cartilage, ligaments and muscles.

Title: Our Bolton Clarke story
Summary: This bilingual document gives information about Bolton Clarke's services: At Home Support, Retirement Living and Residential Care. The English part can be find at the end of the document.

Title: Our service commitments (bilingual version)
Summary: We provide high quality Centrelink, Medicare, and Child Support services

Title: Outpatient information brochure
Summary: This brochure explains what an outpatient is and list your rights and responsibilities.

Title: Ovarian cancer fact sheet
Summary: This fact sheet explain's the symptons of ovarian cancer

Title: Over toilet aid
Summary: The over toilet aid resource provides clear, concise instructions on using an over toilet aid safely.

Title: Overactive bladder and urgency
Summary: The bladder is a muscle which contracts to empty the bladder when it is full and you are ready to empty. An overactive bladder means the bladder contracts before it is full. It can sometimes contract when you are not ready. (link to bilingual resource)

Title: Overdose can affect anyone overdose awareness poster
Summary: Downloadable A3 Campaign poster for International Overdose Awareness Day to help prevent overdose.

Title: Paid Parental Leave scheme for employers
Summary: The Paid Parental Leave scheme is funded by the Australian Government and provides financial support for new parents while they’re off work, caring for their newborn or recently adopted child. There are two payments available to eligible working parents under the scheme: This information sheet is for employers.

Title: Palliative care - helping people with life-limiting illness live well (Bilingual factsheet)
Summary: This leaflet outlines how palliative care can help those with a life-limiting illness and their families to have the best possible quality of life.

Title: Pandemic influenza - your questions answered
Summary: Pandemic influenza is a human disease caused by a completely new influenza virus. The virus is different to the seasonal influenza virus that normally affects humans, and may cause infection in many people because almost no one will be immune to it.

Title: Parent's guide to online safety
Summary: Practical, issue-focussed information and advice for parents of children of all ages.

Title: Parent school partnership activity
Summary: This activity provides a basis for conversation and planning to support a parent school partnership. The 3 column table has headings to help begin discussion and encourages users to add their own in order to decide on next steps.

Title: Participant first invitation (pre-invitation) letter
Summary: Example of letter advising people of the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program and the importance of participating.

Title: Participant invitation letter (with kit)
Summary: Example of letter advising people of the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program and the importance of participating.

Title: Partnership planning
Summary: This sheet is designed to identify specific people who could help. It provides lines to add names of local people and services, and is colour coded under each of the developmental

Title: Patient agreement form: buprenorphine/naloxone take-away doses
Summary: This agreement form is for patients on buprenorphine/ naloxone to ensure they are fully aware of the structure and responsibilities of receiving buprenorphine/naloxone take-away doses.

Title: Patient agreement form: methadone take-away doses
Summary: A written agreement such as a Patient agreement form: methadone take-away doses should be considered by prescribers and pharmacists to ensure each patients is fully aware of the structure and responsibilities of receiving methadone take-away doses. An agreement form is also available for patients on buprenorphine/ naloxone to ensure they are fully aware of the structure and responsibilities of receiving buprenorphine/naloxone take-away doses.

Title: Patient controlled analgesia - PCA
Summary: You may experience some discomfort and pain after your surgery. This card will explain to you how you can help control that discomfort or pain.

Title: Patient emergency escalation response (PEER)
Summary: Is your condition or that of a loved one getting worse? If you are worried or need help, Peter Mac has a patient alert system in place for you to use. The Patient Emergency Escalation Response (PEER) system is a way you can call for help.

Title: Patient guide to total hip replacement (THR) surgery
Summary: This brochure provides easily understandable information for patients undergoing total hip replacement surgery. It contains an explanation of what will happen before, during and after their hospital admission and explains the various roles of doctors, nurses and allied health professionals, involved in their care. By providing this information to patients undergoing this surgery, as well as to their families, we hope to optimise post operative outcomes and facilitate a safe and timely discharge.

Title: Patient information on Paracetamol
Summary: Paracetamol is a common pain killer (analgesic). This information sheet has been produced by the Australian Rheumatology Association to help you understand what Paracetamol is and how it is used for relief of arthritis pain.

Title: Patient question list
Summary: We understand you may be confused and stressed when you come into Peter Mac. Asking questions helps to understand your health and make the right choices.

Title: Payment for older Australians (bilingual version)
Summary: Age Pension provides income support and access to a range of concessions for older Australians.This fact sheet lists the rules you have to meet in order to be eligible for an age pension

Title: Pelvic floor exercises - Royal Women's Hospital
Summary: The pelvic floor is a group of muscles and ligaments which support the bladder, uterus (womb) and bowel. It is important that all women exercise their pelvic floor muscles everyday throughout life, to prevent weakness or improve strength.

Title: Pelvic floor muscle training for men
Summary: The floor of the pelvis is made up of layers of muscle and other tissues. These layers stretch like a hammock from the tailbone at the back, to the pubic bone in front.

Title: Pelvic floor muscle training for women
Summary: The document explains how to keep your pelvic floor muscles strong. The floor of the pelvis is made up of layers of muscle and other tissues. These layers stretch like a hammock from the tailbone at the back, to the pubic bone in front.

Title: Pensioner education supplement (bilingual version)
Summary: The Pensioner Education Supplement helps with the ongoing costs of study in secondary or tertiary courses. This fact sheet list the rules you have to meet in order to be eligible.

Title: Personal alert Victoria - information sheet
Summary: This translated information sheet provides information on Personal Alert Victoria (PAV), a personal monitoring and emergency response service. It is funded by the Victorian Government and provided free of charge to eligible frail, isolated older people and people with disabilities to help them keep living in their homes. the information sheet outlines eligibility, what the service is, how it works and some frequently asked questions.

Title: Personal hygiene for people working with food
Summary: Information about appropriate guidelines for personal hygiene, hand washing, treatment of cuts and wounds for people in the food industry.

Title: Physical activity
Summary: A translated NDSS document that highlights the important of exercise for people with diabetes. It covers the benefits of exercise, the types of exercise and amount of time exercising required for the management of diabetes, emphasising the need to keep active.

Title: Physical health care: what to expect from your mental health service
Summary: All NSW mental health services have a responsibility to ensure that the people who use their service receive adequate physical health care. This brochure provides a broad outline of these responsibilities and how they will be met.

Title: Physical restraint - information for residents, families and carers
Summary: A translated resource with information about physical restraint for residents, families and carers. It outlines some risks of using physical restraint, when physical restraint might be considered, examples of physical restraint and who authorises it.

Title: Plan for the future: Decisions about your life
Summary: If you get sick or injured, and need someone else to make decisions or help you do things you can choose someone who can make decisions for you if you can't by making an 'enduring power of attorney'. For example, as you get older, you might need help to go to the bank or to get aged care services.

Title: Plan for the future: Decisions about your medical treatment
Summary: If you can't make a medical treatment decision because you are very sick the law says who can make this decision for you. If you want to choose who can make medical treatment decisions for you fill in the 'appointment of medical treatment decision maker' form.

Title: Planning ahead -tools for your future legal, health and financial decisions
Summary: Replace a will, make a power of attorney, appoint an enduring guardian

Title: Planning and coordinating healthcare
Summary: Your healthcare requirements are uniquely yours. You have an opportunity to plan and coordinate your healthcare within a wide range of services and support available to people in Victoria. These pages will provide information about making decisions and coordinating payment for your healthcare as well as your rights and responsibilities and the best ways to communicate about health.

Title: Poisonous plants or harmful plants
Summary: Lots of plants are poisonous or capable of causing highly allergic reactions. Some will also pierce you with their sharp spines. Few actually do lasting harm but some should be treated with care and respect..

Title: Polio immunisation information
Summary: This translated information resource provides information on Poliomyelitis (polio) and the Polio vaccine. It includes what it is, the vaccine, possible side effects of the vaccine and a short pre-immunisation checklist.

Title: Poor bowel control
Summary: People with poor bowel control accidentally pass bowel motions at the wrong time or in the wrong place. They may also pass wind when they do not mean to.

Title: Portable swimming pool safety considerations
Summary: This fact sheet outlines the safety issues linked to portable pools.

Title: Positive and negative symptoms associated with schizophrenia
Summary: By positive symptoms we mean: delusions, hallucinations, thought disorders. By negative symptoms we mean: decreased motivation, social withdrawal, inability or diffi culty in making friends, slowness of movement, vulnerability to stress, inability to learn from past mistakes, inability to enjoy life.

Title: Poster- National Bowel Cancer Screening Program campaign
Summary: Poster for National Bowel Cancer Screening Program Campaign

Title: Power outages: food safety after a power failure
Summary: Fact sheet that explains what to do to keep food safe in an emergency power failure.

Title: Power outages: using alternative fuel and electricity generation safely
Summary: When power outages occur, usually as a result of severe weather events, people sometimes use alternative sources of fuel or electricity generation for cooking, lighting, heating, or power. Portable generators can allow some normal activities to continue, however it is important to use them with extreme caution.

Title: Pre-immunisation checklist
Summary: A checklist for immunisation providers to use to decide the best immunisation schedule for a patient.

Title: Pregnancy and birth services
Summary: This translated video provides information on involving health services early and fully understanding your childbirth options to give a great start to a rewarding birth experience. The video outlines the who’s who during pregnancy, birth and newborn care, and helps to understand which records and paperwork are required as well as payment options for having a baby and newborn care in Victoria.

Title: Pregnancy and diabetes
Summary: A translated NDSS fact sheet that advises women with type 1 and type 2 diabetes on the best preparation for a healthy pregnancy before falling pregnant. It advises on contraception, planning for pregnancy, being pregnant with diabetes and unplanned pregnancy. It also includes a pregnancy planning checklist.

Title: Pressure injuries - information for residents, families and carers
Summary: A translated resource with information about the prevention and management of pressure injuries for residents, families and carers.

Title: Prevent falling in hospitals
Summary: Falls amongst older people represent a very large public health problem. This booklet has been designed to help prevent falls amongst hospital patients. It will tell you how, when and why falls occur, and what you, your family members and carers can do to help stop falls from occurring.

Title: Prevent type 2 diabetes (What is type 2 Diabetes?)
Summary: This translated pamphlet provides basic information on what exactly type 2 diabetes is. It also outlines the symptoms and gives 5 ways to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes.

Title: Preventing pressure ulcers - information booklet for patients
Summary: A translated booklet that contains detailed information for people assessed as being at a higher risk of developing pressure ulcers. It covers information from what a pressure ulcer is and its stages to emphasising movement, looking after skin and eating a balanced diet.

Title: Primary victims applicants brochure
Summary: Definitions and entitlements of Primary Victims under Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal.

Title: Privacy statement
Summary: The Commission has a Privacy Management Plan, which describes in detail the steps taken to protect your privacy.

Title: Problem solving and setting goals
Summary: The aim of this booklet - 'A Practical Guide About Problem Solving and Setting Goals' is to assist individuals to focus on their goals and increase the likelihood of achieving them.

Title: Prolapse
Summary: The document explains what is a vaginal (or pelvic organ) prolapse is.

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: Prostate cancer fact sheet
Summary: An overview of prostate cancer including types, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and finding support

Title: Prostate cancer: testing and treatment - what you need to know
Summary: This fact sheet answers some common questions about testing and treatment for prostate cancer.

Title: Prostate cancer: what are the treatment options?
Summary: Information about prostate cancer treatments to help men decide which is the best choice for them.

Title: Protect yourself against Shingles
Summary: Your vaccinations don't stop at childhood. This brochure is about shingles, the shingles vaccine and how to protect yourself against shingles. A free shingles vaccine is available for people aged 70 to 79 years of age.

Title: Protect yourself from Thunderstorm Asthma (poster)
Summary: A poster - Protect yourself from thunderstorm asthma

Title: Public dental services
Summary: information on dental care, dental care for kids and teens, specialist dental services

Title: Question prompt lists for people with cancer - complementary therapies
Summary: This checklist contain easy-to-refer-to questions for people with cancer and their families from non-english speaking backgrounds to ask their cancer treatment and care specialists. This checklist provides suggestions of questions regarding complementary therapies.

Title: Question prompt lists for people with cancer - haematologist question list
Summary: When you see a haematologist today you may have questions and concerns. Often these are forgotten in the heat of the moment, only to be remembered later. This is a list of questions to help you to get the information you want about your illness and possible treatments. You and your family can use this pamphlet to help you decide what you need to ask your haematologist each time you have an appointment.

Title: Questions and answers about Glaucoma
Summary: This brochure provides an overview of what glaucoma is, what are its main symptoms and provides answers to questions about this condition.

Title: Questions to ask your doctor
Summary: Questions to be asked after having been diagnosed with cancer

Title: Questions you should ask your lawyer
Summary: This pamphlet answers the 10 most commonly asked questions people ask dealing with lawyers.

Title: Quit smoking
Summary: Quitting smoking is one of the most important things you can do to reduce your risk of cancer. Tobacco smoke contains more than 4000 chemicals, including over 60 carcinogens or chemicals known to cause cancer. When you inhale cigarette smoke these chemicals enter your lungs and spread through your body.

Title: Reasons to quit smoking
Summary: How smoking affects health, and the health benefits of quitting.

Title: Receiving your Medicare benefit payment (bilingual version)
Summary: Whether you claim your benefit at your doctor, online or in person, your Medicare benefit is paid electronically into your nominated bank account. Your payment is usually available the next working day. This factsheet outlines what you need to do.

Title: Reciprocal health care agreements
Summary: Agreements with 11 countries that covers the cost of medically necessary care when Australians visit certain countries and visitors from these countries visit Australia.

Title: Recognising the grief response and mental illness
Summary: When we think of grief we normally associate it with someone passing away. When we have a loved one with a mental illness we also experience intense waves of grief as we mourn the losses in their lives and often the changes in our relationship with them. Both the person with the mental illness, and those who love and care for that person, experience loss.

Title: Recognition of serious illness in children
Summary: This factsheet lists and explains the general features of a more serious illness which should prompt you to see a doctor more urgently. These include: Alertness, irritability, breathing, skin colour and appearance, fluids in and out.

Title: Related victims applicant brochure
Summary: Definitions and entitlements of Related Victims under Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal

Title: Rent assistance (bilingual version)
Summary: Rent Assistance provides financial help to people who pay rent and receive a Centrelink payment from us

Title: Report fraud
Summary: If you suspect someone may be committing fraud against Centrelink, Medicare or Child Support, you should report it

Title: Reporting a missing person: getting help from police if someone you know cannot be found
Summary: If you are worried about the safety of a person who you cannot find, you can report them as missing to your local police by making what is called a ‘missing persons report’.

Title: Reporting sexual assault to police
Summary: Reporting sexual assault to police is a significant step. This document explains the investigation process and the options that are available to help you consider your decision.

Title: Residency requirements for family payments (bilingual version)
Summary: Holders of partner provisional or interdependency visas may receive the following payments if they are temporarily outside Australia for an approved reason: Family Tax Benefit, Parental Leave Pay, Dad and Partner Pay or Double Orphan Pension.

Title: Resolve concerns about your health care
Summary: If you are concerned about a health service provided, we recommend that you first talk to the provider directly.

Title: Results notification letter (positive) National Bowel Cancer Screening Program
Summary: Example of letter sent to program participants advising them that their test was positive.

Title: Results notification Letter (negative) National Bowel Cancer Screening Program
Summary: Example of letter sent to program participants advising them that their test was negative

Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis
Summary: General information about rheumatoid arthritis (RA) which is an autoimmune disease that causes pain and swelling of the joints. It includes information on symptoms, diagnosis and why early treatment with a rheumatologist is important. This sheet also covers what can be done to manage rheumatoid arthritis and where to go for further information.

Title: Road safety information - drive and park safely near schools
Summary: An information brochure for parents and carers regarding children's safety when they are travelling to and from school by car.

Title: Root canal treatment in the emergency setting
Summary: Dental Health Services Victoria wants you to have all the information you need about a root canal before your treatment

Title: Rotavirus immunisation information
Summary: This translated resource provides information on the Rotavirus, the most common cause of severe gastroenteritis in infants and young children in Australia. It includes information on the protection against rotavirus that is available free of charge under the National Immunisation Program Schedule for babies in two doses at two and four months of age. It also includes a pre-immunisation checklist and information on possible side effects.

Title: SafeScript consumer brochure for patients and families
Summary: SafeScript is computer software that provides doctors and pharmacists involved in your care with a comprehensive history of the high-risk medicines you have been prescribed. This will help them make safer decisions and provide better care. They’ll be able to identify where you may be receiving medicines in potentially harmful quantities or combinations.

Title: Salmonellosis guide
Summary: A guide to the foodborne disease, salmonellosis, including symptoms and prevention with good hygiene.

Title: Save your sight - get tested multimedia clip
Summary: The multimedia clip communicates the importance of regular eye examination. Written transcripts of the video are available in English and the specified language.

Title: Secondary victim applicants brochure
Summary: Definitions and entitlements of Secondary Victims under Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal

Title: Seeing a doctor, specialist or health professional
Summary: Doctors and other health professionals are often our first point of contact with the healthcare system. Identifying the different professional roles in healthcare, learning the language of healthcare and finding new ways to approach consultations are some of the key features of these pages. You will find information for yourself as well as information to help you help someone else you are caring for.

Title: Seeing spots or floaters
Summary: A guide to the cause of seeing spots or 'floaters' in front of the eyes, and what to do if you have them.

Title: Seeking help if you're experiencing anxiety
Summary: This audio file explains the signs and symptons of anxiety disorder and how to seek help.

Title: Seeking help if you are experiencing depression
Summary: This audio file explains what are the signs and symptoms of depression and how to seek help.

Title: Sexual assault factsheet
Summary: This translated fact sheet outlines how in Australia, it is against the law to sexually assault anyone. A person who commits sexual assault can go to jail, whether they are a man or a woman. It outlines what sexual assault includes, and also provides contact details for support services.

Title: Shower chair/stool
Summary: The shower chair resource provides clear, concise instructions on using a shower chair safely

Title: Sick days and type 2 diabetes
Summary: This translated fact sheet explains what people with type 1 diabetes should do when they feel unwell as everyday illness or infection causes a rise in glucose levels. It covers what to do when having sick days and the importance of keeping up carbohydrates and fluids.

Title: Sickle cell disease
Summary: Sickle cell disease is a blood disorder affecting haemoglobin production.

Title: Sign up, link in, get involved. Mental health week fact sheet 2009
Summary: This fact sheet provides a number of simple, everyday ideas for how you can sign up, link in or get involved.

Title: Signs of bullying
Summary: Fact sheets for parents and carers. Each individual student who has been bullied or is bullying others will respond and act differently. A student's behaviours and moods can also change for a variety of reasons. The fact sheet contains information on signs that may indicate a student is experiencing bullying:

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: Skills for education and employment (bilingual version)
Summary: This translated resource provides information on the Skills for Education and Employment program, designed to help individuals gain the skills and confidence needed to improve chances of getting a job or successfully completing vocational training. It includes information on who is eligible for the program, who runs the program and where to get further information.

Title: Skin care - information for residents, families and carers
Summary: A translated resource with information about ways to care for your skin for residents, families and carers.

Title: Skin tears - information for residents, families and carers
Summary: A translated resource with information about prevention and management of skin tears for residents, families and carers.

Title: Sleep - information for residents, families and carers
Summary: A translated resource with information about ways to sleep better for residents, families and carers.

Title: Smoke alarms
Summary: Smoke alarms are compulsery in every home. When you’re asleep you lose your sense of smell. A smoke alarm is your electronic nose. It will alert you if there is smoke from a fire.

Title: Smoke and your health
Summary: Smoke from fires can reduce air quality in rural and urban areas and exposure to smoke can affect you and your family's health. Find out more about how smoke can affect your health and the actions you can take to avoid or reduce potential health effects.

Title: Smoke from a brown coal mine fire
Summary: The Department of Health and Human Services has prepared this general information so that you know what to do to protect your health and the health of anyone in your care who may be exposed to smoke from a brown coal mine fire

Title: Smoke from a landfill fire
Summary: The Department of Health and Human Services has prepared this general information so that you know what to do to protect your health and the health of anyone in your care who may be exposed to smoke from a landfill fire.

Title: Smoke from a peat fire
Summary: The Department of Health and Human Services has prepared this general information so that you know what to do to protect your health and the health of anyone in your care who may be exposed to smoke from a peat fire. Peat fires are uncommon and generally occur in locations away from populated areas. Peat fires smoulder for a long time and can be difficult to put out. Smoke contains fine particles, water vapour and gases including carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide and nitrogen oxides. Some peat fires may produce sulfur compounds which can be odourous.

Title: Smoke from a tyre fire
Summary: The Department of Health and Human Services has prepared this general information so that you know what to do to protect your health and the health of anyone in your care who may be exposed to smoke from a tyre fire. Tyres are made of vulcanised rubber, steel and textiles. Tyre fires create large amounts of thick black smoke and can be difficult to put out. Smoke from a tyre fire contains a number of substances, including fine particles, oxides of sulfur, carbon monoxide, volatile organic compounds and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons.

Title: Smoking and vision loss
Summary: Health promotion information sheet on smoking and vision loss. With information on how smoking affects the eyes, which eye problems worsen with smoking, what can be done and where to seek help and services. This information is also available in text and audio formats.

Title: Smoking and your heart
Summary: When you smoke you are at higher risk of developing heart disease and having a heart attack

Title: Smoky outside? Protect your health
Summary: These posters have been developed to to assist communities in the event or aftermath of a fire.

Title: Smoky outside? Stay inside
Summary: These posters have been developed to to assist communities in the event or aftermath of a fire.

Title: Social work services (bilingual version)
Summary: Social workers can help if you are experiencing a crisis, are in need of support or are unsure how to access the right assistance. This fact sheet provides information on why and where to contact a social worker.

Title: Soft tissue injuries - sprains and strains
Summary: It is important to get the correct treatment for a sprain or strain as soon as possible after the injury to help you recover quickly.

Title: Some facts about bullying and violence
Summary: Fact sheets for parents and carers with information about bullying and violence

Title: Someones daughter A3 overdose awareness poster
Summary: Downloadable A3 Campaign poster for International Overdose Awareness Day to help prevent overdose.

Title: Someones son A3 overdose awareness poster
Summary: Downloadable A3 Campaign poster for International Overdose Awareness Day to help prevent overdose.

Title: South Oaks gambling screen tool (bilingual version)
Summary: The South Oaks Gambling Screen Tool is a screening instrument for assessing problem gambling risk, developed by the South Oaks Foundation Inc.

Title: Speak to Bolton Clarke in your own language
Summary: Australians speak over 300 languages. Bolton Clarke understands it is important to have information in your language. This can help you get the health and aged care services you need. Bolton Clarke has a National Language Line. You can speak with us in your language with the help of a telephone interpreter. You can call 24 hours a day, every day of the year.

Title: Specialist clinics patient information brochure
Summary: Frequently asked questions about specialist clinics in public hospitals.

Title: Starting methadone or buprenorphine
Summary: The Starting methadone or buprenorphine information sheet should be provided to all pharmacotherapy clients commencing treatment. This information sheet provides advice to clients about the risks of unsupervised drug and alcohol use, outlines the symptoms of overdose and contains information about naloxone injection. .

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: Stay in shape
Summary: We know that by maintaining a healthy body weight, being physically active every day and enjoying a healthy diet, you can lower your risk of developing cancer. We know that these factors account for at least 30 per cent of all cancers.

Title: Staying well with diabetes
Summary: This fact sheet provides information about the most common complications of diabetes, including damage to big blood vessels and small blood vessels, and how to reduce the risk of damage.

Title: Steps to enter an aged care home
Summary: This booklet explains how older people can access care in an aged care home, the process for moving into an aged care home and what to expect when you are there. You should read this booklet if you (or someone you care for) have been assessed by an Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT) member for care in an aged care home.

Title: Stomach cancer fact sheet
Summary: An overview of stomach cancer including types, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and finding support

Title: StormSafe (audio file)
Summary: Information on how you can prepare your family and your home for storms.

Title: StormSafe fact sheet
Summary: Information on how you can prepare your family and your home for storms.

Title: Stress and stress management
Summary: The aim of the booklet – ‘A Practical Guide About: Stress and stress management’ is to assist individuals to identify issues relating to stress and then explore and deal with personal stress problems so that individuals can enjoy a sense of wellbeing at home, at work, in social situations or during recreation.

Title: Sun Sense - information for parents and caregivers
Summary: This fact sheet discusses the issue of sun safety within a school context.

Title: Support for grandparents and non-parents caring for children (bilingual version)
Summary: Centrelink can help grandparents and other non-parent carers of children. This fact sheets gives you with more information about your possible entitlements and provides contact details of relevant services.

Title: Support for new parents on leave from work (bilingual version)
Summary: Help if you are a parent taking time off work to care for a newborn or recently adopted child. The Australian Government funds the scheme.

Title: Support for people who are blind or vision impaired
Summary: Health promotion information sheet on support for people who are blind or vision impaired. With information on how supportive services can help, when they should be accessed and details of of available services and information. This information is also available in text and audio formats.

Title: Supporting parents and families: the mental health and well-being of children and young people
Summary: This brochure will help you to become aware of the warning signs of mental health problems, the importance of seeking early help and the ways you can help support your child or young person.

Title: Surgeon question prompt list
Summary: This is a list of questions you can ask when you see your surgeon to help you get the information you want about your illness and possible treatments. You and your family can use this pamphlet to help you decide what you need to ask your surgeon each time you have an appointment

Title: Surgery for bladder control problems in women
Summary: Many women leak urine or wet themselves when they cough, sneeze or exercise (this is called stress incontinence). While there are many treatments to try first, some women need to have surgery for this problem.

Title: Survive the heat: brochure
Summary: The "Survive the heat" brochure contains information on how individuals can take care of themselves and look out for family, friends and neighbours who may need help coping with the heat.

Title: Survive the heat: poster
Summary: The "Survive the heat" poster can be used by health and community service providers to promote heat health messages.

Title: Swallowing - information for residents, families and carers
Summary: A translated resource with information about the signs and management of swallowing problems for residents, families and carers.

Title: Symbicort SMART Asthma Action Plan - rapihaler only
Summary: This asthma action plan is specifically for patients using the combination medication Symbicort (budesonide and eformoterol) maintenance and reliever therapy (SMART). Note Symbicort is not recommended for use in Australia in children under 12 years.

Title: Symbicort SMART Asthma Action Plan - turbuhaler only
Summary: This asthma action plan is specifically for patients using the combination medication Symbicort (budesonide and eformoterol) maintenance and reliever therapy (SMART). Note Symbicort is not recommended for use in Australia in children under 12 years.

Title: Tagged (film)
Summary: This film is about a group of high-school friends posting a rumour about a rival. The rumour sparks a chain reaction that leaves no one untouched. Cyberbullying, sexting, filmed fights and police action ensue - will these friends avoid being tagged forever?

Title: Taking a break (looking after families and carers 1)
Summary: Taking a break from caring, often called respite, or respite care, is important for anyone providing day to day care for someone with dementia. This help Sheet discusses the benefits of taking a break, how to organise it and who can help.

Title: Taking care of remaining teeth (ORHIS 3)
Summary: This leaflet contains information on how to keep teeth and gums healthy

Title: Talking book information on Type 2 diabetes (all bilingual)
Summary: This translated bilingual talking book provides information about type 2 diabetes in an audible form as well as text in Greek and English. It covers topics such as nutrition, exercise and activity, care of the body, monitoring blood sugar levels, medication, complications, sick days, diabetes and travel and diabetes and driving.

Title: Talking it over - carer counselling
Summary: This factsheet provides information about the counselling services and supports Carers Victoria provides across Melbourne for Carers.

Title: Talking with your doctor
Summary: The talking with your doctor brochure uses reader friendly language designed to inform and empower your patient/consumer.

Title: Taskforce integrity (audio)
Summary: The Taskforce identifies people who deliberately withhold or provide false information to claim welfare payments.

Title: Teeth and mouth care - information for residents, families and carers
Summary: A transalted resource with information about caring for your teeth and mouth for residents, families and carers.

Title: Testicular cancer fact sheet
Summary: An overview of testicular cancer including types, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and finding support.

Title: The 'DonateLife... the greatest gift' brochure (Orthodox)
Summary: A new community education campaign, providing information about organ and tissue donation to culturally and linguistically diverse communities. This includes information on the positions held by a number of religions on organ and tissue donation.

Title: The 'DonateLife... the greatest gift' poster (Orthodox)
Summary: Your decision to become an organ and tissue donor could save people's lives.

Title: The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
Summary: As the transition to the NDIS begins, Yooralla has developed a range of tools and resources to support customers to prepare for the scheme including information in different languages.

Title: The orange door
Summary: The document provides key information about The Orange Door, a new way to access services for women, children and young people who are experiencing family violence; and families who need support with the care of children or young people.

Title: The pap test has changed video
Summary: A downloadable video used in patient waiting areas

Title: The pap test has changed: more accurate, less often
Summary: Cervical screening has changed in Australia. The Pap test has been replaced with a new Cervical Screening Test every five years. The latest medical and scientific evidence shows that having a Cervical Screening Test every five years is just as safe, and is more effective than having a Pap test every two years.

Title: The prostate and bladder problems
Summary: The prostate is a gland that only men have. It is about the size of a walnut and sits below the neck of the bladder surrounding the bladder outlet (the urethra).

Title: The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety
Summary: The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety has been set up to look at the quality of aged care services and whether those services are meeting the needs of the Australian community. This includes: Care for older people living at home, People living with dementia, and people living in residential aged care including younger people with disabilities.

Title: The Victorian health system
Summary: Victoria’s health system offers a vast range of services and support to Victorians across the state. Whether you are seeing a doctor, going to hospital for surgery or in need of emergency or crisis support, these pages outline the services that are available to you. They will also highlight the benefits of planning ahead and show you new ways to coordinate your healthcare.

Title: There's a difference (video)
Summary: There's a difference between forgetting something once and forgetting it many times. There's a difference between forgetfulness and dementia. To find out more call the National Dementia Helpline on 1800 100 500.

Title: Thinking ahead: advanced care planning
Summary: Imortant information about advanced care planning as a Peter Mac patient and why you will need to make many decisions about your treatment and healthcare.

Title: Thunderstorm Asthma - community fact sheet
Summary: This community facthsheet explain epidemic thunder storm asthma. People who have asthma or hay fever can get severe asthma symptoms during pollen season when  high grass pollen counts combine with a certain type of thunderstorm. When a large number of people develop asthma symptoms over a short period of time, this is known  as epidemic thunderstorm asthma. Epidemic thunderstorm asthma events are uncommon and don’t occur every year. In south-east Australia they can happen during grass pollen season from October through December. Thunderstorm asthma can affect those with asthma or hay fever – especially people who experience wheezing or coughing with their hay fever. That’s why it’s important for people with asthma or hay fever to know about thunderstorm asthma and what they can do to help protect themselves during grass  pollen season.

Title: Tinea
Summary: Tinea is a highly contagious fungal infection that can infect the skin, affecting areas include the feet, groin, scalp and under the breasts. To ensure you receive the appropriate treatment and know about good hygiene to prevent the spread of tinea, read this information brochure.

Title: Tip sheets for carers of people with mental illness and drug use (dual diagnosis)
Summary: When we talk about drugs, we mean local (alcohol, tobacco, prescription medication) and illegal (cannabis, speed, heroin) drugs.

Title: TIS (Translating and Interpreting Service): frequently asked questions for non-English speakers
Summary: Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

Title: To have this information in your own language
Summary: Information to tell clients to call TIS if they need information in their own language.

Title: Top tips for keeping safe online (bilingual version)
Summary: Centrelink is committed to keeping your personal information safe and values your online security. You play an important role in keeping your information safe when you are online. Here are some ways you can ensure your information stays private when you are online.

Title: Top tips for safe health care: what you need to know for yourself, your family or someone you care for
Summary: This booklet is designed to help consumers, their families, carers and other support people get the most out of their health care. You can use the information in the booklet when you talk to your doctor and other healthcare providers, including nurses, pharmacists, specialists, allied health and mental health workers.

Title: Total knee replacement
Summary: This brochure provides easily understandable information for patients undergoing total Knee replacement surgery. It contains an explanation of what will happen before, during and after their hospital admission and explains the various roles of doctors, nurses and allied health professionals, involved in their care. By providing this information to patients undergoing this surgery, as well as to their families, we hope to optimise post operative outcomes and facilitate a safe and timely discharge.

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: 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: Trauma - reaction and recovery
Summary: This translated resource provides information on the reaction and recovery from traumatic experiences. The resource emphasises that it is normal to have strong reactions following a distressing or frightening event, and that people can experience a range of physical, mental, emotional and behavioural reactions. It gives some examples on how to resolve traumatic reactions to trauma and encourages the seeking of help from a health professional.

Title: Travelling con men
Summary: Travelling con men are dodgy tradesmen who knock on doors of homes and small businesses.

Title: Treating pandemic influenza
Summary: The flu is a highly contagious viral infection that can cause severe illness and life-threatening complications, including pneumonia. The flu is spread by contact with fluids from coughs and sneezes. This fact sheet provides information about what symptoms to expect with the flu, and how to treat influenza with antiviral medication during a pandemic.

Title: Treatment for metastatic breast cancer and managing its side effects- Section 2
Summary: This bilingual section is about the treatments for metastatic breast cancer and tips to help you manage the side effects of those treatments.

Title: Treatment for metastatic breast cancer and managing its side effects- Section 2 (audio file)
Summary: This bilingual section is about the treatments for metastatic breast cancer and tips to help you manage the side effects of those treatments.

Title: Treatment options fact sheet
Summary: A sudden drop in kidney function is called Acute Kidney Failure. It is often short lived and treatment is only for a short while. More often kidney function worsens over a number of years and is called chronic kidney disease. Eventually it fails permanently and when there is only about 10 percent of function left, dialysis or a kidney transplant is needed. This resource discusses possible treatment options

Title: Trial of void
Summary: Trial of void is a test to check bladder function. This is an instructional fact sheet for patients of the Women's explaining the procedure.

Title: Tube feeding-caring for your childs Nasogastric tube
Summary: Your child’s nasogastric (NG) tube requires daily care. This factsheet shows how to take care of it. Daily maintenance will ensure it works, lasts and does not need unnecessary replacement.

Title: Turn off the TV or computer and get active
Summary: Spending too much time watching TV, surfing online or playing computer or electronic hand-held games is linked to children becoming overweight or obese. This fact sheet provides tips for parents and carers on how to set limits on TV watching, computer games and being online.

Title: Types of bullying
Summary: Fact sheets for parents and carers. Bullying is usually described by the types of behaviours involved, so we talk about verbal, social and physical bullying. Bullying is sometimes also labelled by where it occurs or by what type of harm is done. These words can be used alone or in combination. It can be confusing!

Title: Understanding brain tumour (bilingual version)
Summary: This factsheet talks about the types of brain tumours and their treatment options.

Title: Understanding cancer surgery (bilingual version)
Summary: This factsheet talks about the cancer surgery as a treatment option.

Title: Understanding chemotherapy
Summary: This factsheet talks about theabout the risks and benefits of chemotherapy.

Title: Understanding disability
Summary: A translated fact sheet that outlines facts about disability. This includes descriobing what a disability is, types of disabilities, getting help early and the support you need, where to get help, and services providing information on chnages to support and getting an interpreter and translated information.

Title: Understanding feelings of guilt and mental illness
Summary: Tip sheet about understanding the feelings of guilt by carers of those with a mental illness.

Title: Understanding gestational diabetes
Summary: This translated NDSS fact sheet provides information on gestational diabetes in women who are pregnant. It explains who is at risk, why and how to manage gestational diabetes and the importance of healthy eating and physical exercise and other pregnancy related information on gestational diabetes.

Title: Understanding mental illness
Summary: Mental illness is a general term for a group of illnesses that affect the mind or brain. These illnesses, which include bipolar disorder, depression, schizophrenia, anxiety and personality disorders, affect the way a person thinks, feels and acts.

Title: Understanding pain and what to do about it?
Summary: This video aims to help people manage their pain, emotions and relationships with others.

Title: Understanding Parkinson's disease (bilingual version)
Summary: Bilingual resource explaining what Parkinson's Disease is and how it affects people as their brain levels of Dopamine decrease. Information on support services that are available for people with Parkinson's, their families, friends and carers.

Title: Understanding radiation therapy
Summary: This factsheet talks about the about the risks and benefits of radiotherapy.

Title: Understanding the faecal occult blood test
Summary: This factsheet explains what is the faecal occult blood test and what happens during the test.

Title: Understanding type 1 diabetes
Summary: This translated NDSS fact sheet assists in improving people’s understanding of type 1 diabetes. The fact sheet includes information such as why type 1 diabetes is developed, what the symptoms are, how it can be managed and who can help.

Title: Understanding type 2 diabetes
Summary: This translated NDSS fact sheet assists in improving people’s understanding of type 2 diabetes. The fact sheet includes information such as who is at risk of type 2 diabetes, what the symptoms are, how it can be managed and who can help.

Title: Unplanned weight loss - information for residents, families and carers
Summary: A translated resource with information about the risks and prevention of unplanned weight loss for residents, families and carers.

Title: Update your bank account details using your Medicare online account (Bilingual version)
Summary: Learn how to update your bank account details using your Medicare online account.

Title: Update your personal information using your Medicare online account (Bilingual information)
Summary: Learn how to update your personal information using your Medicare online account

Title: Urinary tract infections
Summary: This fact sheets explains what is a urinary tract infection, causes and the treatment. Urinary tract infections (UTIs) can target the urethra, bladder or kidneys.

Title: Urodynamics bladder test
Summary: This factsheet is for women who are patients of the Royal Women's Hospital and are having an urodynamics bladder test to investigate their bladder problems.

Title: Useful words and phases to be used to communicate with a patient suffering from delirium
Summary: This brochure is designed to provide families and friends with information about delirium and describes how you as visitors can contribute to the well being of the patient.

Title: Using medicines, herbal medicines and vitamin preparations wisely
Summary: Guide to the safe use of prescription durgs and complementary medicines, including herbal remedies and vitamin and mineral supplements.

Title: Using visual supports
Summary: This document outlines how and why visuals are used to support learning and routine, and to help with behaviour.

Title: Vaccine side effects
Summary: This translated document outlines common side effects that occur soon after vaccination and last 1 to 2 days. Generally no treatment is required. Download the document to find out more.

Title: Valasia's story (English of Greek version)
Summary: Read life-saving and life-changing stories from people touched by organ and tissue donation.

Title: Variation applications brochure
Summary: Brochure outlining how to make an application for variation of an award after receiving an award of assistance from Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal.

Title: Victoria's end of life and palliative care framework - consumer summary
Summary: Victoria’s end of life and palliative care framework is a guide for improving end of life and palliative care services. This summary is for consumers.

Title: Victoria Legal Aid help card
Summary: The Victoria Legal Aid help card outlines a range of common legal problems the organisation may be able to assist with and gives details for contacting their Legal Help phone line.

Title: Victoria Legal Aid help poster
Summary: The Victoria Legal Aid poster outlines a range of common legal problems the organisation may be able to assist with and gives details for contacting their Legal Help phone line.

Title: Victorian alcohol and other drug client charter
Summary: This document is a charter of rights and responsibilities for AOD service users. The charter is based on the knowledge and experience of 160 AOD service users who participated in focus groups held across Victoria. The creation of this charter, by people who use Victorian AOD services, has endeavoured to follow a democratic process. The implementation of this charter will contribute to a fairer Victoria.

Title: Victorian AOD client charter A3 poster
Summary: This poster details the rights and responsibilities of a person using Victorian alcohol and other drug (AOD) services.

Title: Victorian AOD client charter brochure
Summary: This document is a charter of rights and responsibilities for AOD service users. The charter is based on the knowledge and experience of 160 AOD service users who participated in focus groups held across Victoria. The creation of this charter, by people who use Victorian AOD services, has endeavoured to follow a democratic process. The implementation of this charter will contribute to a fairer Victoria.

Title: Victorian Patient Transport Assistance Scheme (VPTAS) feedback - complaints, compliments and reviews policy
Summary: The Department of Health & Human Services is committed to maintaining a high standard and continuously improving the VPTAS processes including providing a respectful and responsive complaints and review handling system for patients, consumers, carers, health professionals and the VPTAS Office staff. The department wants to know how we can best manage the VPTAS to help rural Victorians to access the specialist medical services they need. By listening to you and learning about any concerns you may have about the VPTAS, this will help us to improve the process for all Victorians who need to use the scheme. You can either request a review or provide feedback by making a complaint or giving a compliment about the VPTAS.

Title: Victorian Patient Transport Assistance Scheme Guidelines (2015)
Summary: Victorian Patient Transport Assistance Scheme Guidelines (2015) - the VPTAS subsidies the travel and accommodation costs incurred by rural Victorians who have no option but to travel more than 100km one way or average of 500 km a week for one or more weeks to receive approved medical specialist services.

Title: Victorian statement of rights - 1. Assessment order
Summary: An Assessment Order allows a psychiatrist to examine you to decide if you have a mental illness. This statement is about the legal rights and entitlements of persons on Assessment Orders.

Title: Victorian statement of rights - 2. Temporary treatment order
Summary: You must be given treatment for mental illness if a temporary treatment order has been made for you. A psychiatrist must talk to you about what mental health treatment you would like. You can make decisions about your mental health treatment.You may have to stay in hospital for the mental health treatment even if you don’t want to.

Title: Victorian statement of rights - 3. Treatment order
Summary: A Treatment Order is made by the Mental Health Tribunal. A Treatment Order allows a psychiatrist to give you compulsory treatment for mental illness. ‘Compulsory treatment’ means that a psychiatrist can give you treatment for mental illness even if you do not want it. A psychiatrist is a doctor who knows a lot about helping people with mental illness.

Title: Victorian statement of rights - 4. Secure treatment order
Summary: A secure treatment order has been made for you because you were in prison or other place of confinement and you need immediate treatment for serious mental illness to stop your illness getting worse or to stop you from being seriously hurt or seriously hurting someone else. A secure treatment order allows you to be taken from prison or other place of confinement to a hospital so you can be given compulsory treatment for mental illness. ‘Compulsory treatment’ means that a psychiatrist can give you treatment for mental illness even if you don’t want it. While you are in hospital you are a security patient. This booklet provides information about Secure Treatment Orders and your legal rights and entitlements under the Mental Health Act 2014.

Title: Victorian statement of rights - 5. Forensic patients
Summary: A forensic patient is someone who is detained in hospital and has had some involvement with the courts or prison system. You must be given treatment for mental illness if you are a forensic patient. You can make decisions about your mental health treatment. A psychiatrist must talk to you about what mental health treatment you would like.

Title: Video on Palliative Care
Summary: Each video is about palliative care tailored to a specific cultural group

Title: Viral illness in children
Summary: A translated consumer fact sheet for use by hospital emergency departments about viral illness in children. It includes information on what causes a viral illness, symptoms, treatment, home care, and what to expect.

Title: Vision tips for safe driving
Summary: Information about the importance of good vision for safe driving.

Title: Visitor's guide to the hospital
Summary: A visitor’s guide to the Royal Dental hospital

Title: Visual planning matrix
Summary: This is a simple planning tool that includes visuals for each developmental area. It provides a simple way of recording a picture of the child’s characteristics, the impact of those characteristics, the families concerns, and who could help.

Title: Vitamin D consumer guide
Summary: A guide to Vitamin D with information on sun exposure, deficiency, supplements and food.

Title: Voluntary assisted dying
Summary: Victoria is the first state in Australia to pass voluntary assisted dying laws. The Voluntary Assisted Dying Act (2017) provides a safe legal framework for people who are suffering and dying to choose the manner and timing of their death.  This document provides an overview about voluntary assisted dying with information on background, law, access and how it will work.

Title: Voluntary assisted dying - bilingual glossary
Summary: This bilingual glossary is designed to help you understand the terminology related to voluntary assisted dying.

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.

Title: Wellbeing: invest in your life. Mental health month fact sheet 2011
Summary: This fact sheet provides a number of simple, everyday ideas for how you can improve wellbeing.

Title: What's your cough telling you?
Summary: The resource provides information on the symptoms of lung cancer and the importance of early assessment by a GP or healthcare worker.

Title: What are you waiting for (30 seconds version)
Summary: What are you waiting for? is a powerful video highlighting the importance of organ and tissue donation.

Title: What are you waiting for? ( 1minute version)
Summary: What are you waiting for? is a powerful video highlighting the importance of organ and tissue donation.

Title: What do you want for your end-of-life care?
Summary: While end-of-life care planning can be overwhelming, having the conversation and documenting your wishes early will help to provide clarity and ease potential conflict with family and friends at a time when emotions run high.

Title: What every man needs to know
Summary: What every man needs to know about how his reproductive system works. Includes information about prostate health, male infertility, testosterone deficiency, testicular cancer and erection problems.

Title: What happens if someone in my family can't make decisions because of disability, illness or injury?
Summary: If adults can't make a decision because of disability, illness or injury on whom to choose to make decisons for them - there is a tribunal that can help. It is called the 'Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT).

Title: What if you do not agree with a decision? (bilingual version)
Summary: If you do not agree with a decision about your entitlements, you have the right to ask for a review of the decision.

Title: What is a bipolar mood disorder
Summary: This brochure talks about bipolar mood disorder, its symptoms and possible causes, treatment options and where to go for help.

Title: What is a depressive disorder
Summary: This brochure talks about depressive disorders, outlining the main types, possible causes, treatment options and where to go for help.

Title: What is an anxiety disorder
Summary: This brochure talks about anxiety disorders, outlining the main types, possible causes, treatment options and suggestions on where to go for help

Title: What is an eating disorder
Summary: This brochure talks about eating disorders, outlining the main types, possible causes, treatment options and where to go for help.

Title: What is autism? (fact sheet)
Summary: Autism is a developmental disorder that occurs in both boys and girls across all cultures and communities. It affects how a person learns and how they interact with others and their surroundings, All people on the autism spectrum are unique. Autismis also known as Autism Spectrum Disorder

Title: What is autism? (poster)
Summary: This poster describes what is autism.

Title: What is Arthritis?
Summary: A general description of arthritis, common symptoms, how it is diagnosed, and what can be done to manage it. The most common forms of Arthritis are osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout and ankylosing spondylitis.

Title: What is cancer?
Summary: Explains what cancer is, how it beings and how it spreads.

Title: What is Coeliac disease? ( English version of Greek)
Summary: This fact sheet explains What is coeliac disease?, How do I find out if I have coeliac disease?, Coeliac disease symptom checklist and Culturally specific gluten free diet information.

Title: What is diabetes?
Summary: This fact sheet provides an overview of the different types of diabetes, diabetes symptoms and diabetes management. It also provides information on how to seek help.

Title: What is disability?
Summary: This translated flyer outlines some Disability Resources in Community Languages. It includes information on what disability is, what is the National Disability Coordination Officer Program, and provides links to information about where people with disabilities can get support and links to resources developed by other organisations.

Title: What is Dementia? (About dementia 1)
Summary: Dementia describes a collection of symptoms that are caused by disorders affecting the brain. It is not one specific disease. Dementia affects thinking, behaviour and the ability to perform everyday tasks. Brain function is affected enough to interfere with the person's normal social or working life.

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.

Title: What is lymphoma?
Summary: An overview of lymphoma including types, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and finding support

Title: What is mental illness?
Summary: This brochure talks about mental illness, outlining the main types, myths and misunderstandings, what can be done about stigma, and where to go for help.

Title: What is personality disorder?
Summary: This brochure talks about personality disorders, outlining the main types, possible causes, treatment options, and where to go for help.

Title: What is Parkinson's disease? (help sheet1)
Summary: This help sheet gives a basic outline of Parkinson’s disease, including its causes, symptoms and diagnosis.

Title: What is schizophrenia?
Summary: This brochure talks about schizophrenia, its symptoms and causes, treatment options and where to go for help

Title: What parents should know about bullying
Summary: How bullying can harm children and what parents can do about it.

Title: What to do following death
Summary: What you need to do after somebody close to you has passed away.

Title: What to do if you are being bullied
Summary: Tip sheets for students with strategies on what you can do if you are being bullied.

Title: What to do with your tablets and medicines when coming into hospital
Summary: Information about what to do with your tablets and medicines when coming into hospital.

Title: What to expect- Hodgking lymphoma and diffuse large B-cell lymphoma
Summary: This information sheet tells you what you can ask for before, during and after your lymphoma treatment.

Title: What to expect - Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML)
Summary: Information about what to expect during each stage of treatment and beyond for Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML).

Title: What to expect - Basal and squamous cell carcinoma
Summary: Information about what to expect during each stage of treatment and beyond for Basal and squamous cell carcinoma.

Title: What to expect - Bowel cancer
Summary: Information about what to expect during each stage of treatment and beyond for bowel cancer (colon and rectal).

Title: What to expect - Endometrial cancer
Summary: Information about what to expect during each stage of treatment and beyond for Endometrial cancer.

Title: What to expect - Head and neck cancers
Summary: Information about what to expect during each stage of treatment and beyond for Head and neck cancers.

Title: What to expect - High grade glioma
Summary: Information about what to expect during each stage of treatment and beyond for High grade glioma.

Title: What to expect - Liver cancer
Summary: Information about what to expect during each stage of treatment and beyond for Liver cancer.

Title: What to expect - Lung cancer
Summary: Information about what to expect during each stage of treatment and beyond for Lung cancer.

Title: What to expect - Lymphoma
Summary: Information about what to expect during each stage of treatment and beyond for Lymphoma.

Title: What to expect - Melanoma
Summary: Information about what to expect during each stage of treatment and beyond for Melanoma.

Title: What to expect - Oesophagogastric cancer
Summary: Information about what to expect during each stage of treatment and beyond for Oesophagogastric cancer (Oesophageal and Stomach Cancers).

Title: What to expect - Ovarian cancer
Summary: Information about what to expect during each stage of treatment and beyond for Ovarian cancer.

Title: What to expect - Pancreatic cancer
Summary: Information about what to expect during each stage of treatment and beyond for Pancreatic cancer.

Title: What to expect - Prostate cancer
Summary: Information about what to expect during each stage of treatment and beyond for Prostate cancer.

Title: What to expect -Breast cancer
Summary: Information about what to expect during each stage of treatment and beyond for Breast cancer

Title: What women should know about hysterectomy
Summary: Information about hysterectomy, including why the operation may be necessary, the different types of surgery, and alternative treatments.

Title: What you must tell us
Summary: It is really important that you let Centrelink know if any of your personal circumstances change. These changes could affect your payments. This resource talks about what and when to tell Centrelink and explains what happens if you don't tell Centrelink.

Title: What you need to know about prostate cancer
Summary: This webpage describes what is the prostate, prostate cancer, risk factors, and diagnosis

Title: When former customers still owe us money
Summary: These audio files explain what you need to do if you have a Centrelink debt.

Title: When menopause affects relationships
Summary: Information on how menopause can affect sexuality, including solutions to common problems.

Title: When someone dies in hospital - bereavement information
Summary: When someone dies in hospital it can be a traumatic and confusing time for families. This information package will help you work through the tasks that need to be attended to. Our staff are here to support you and assist with any specific cultural requirements you have during this difficult time.

Title: Where to go for help (Victoria) (help sheet 4)
Summary: This Help Sheet describes where people with Parkinson’s disease and their families and carers can go to get help, support and information in Victoria.

Title: Who can help?
Summary: This is a written guide that clarifies the roles of different services and supports that could assist the family and the child.

Title: Who will decide for you if you can't decide for yourself? Think about planning ahead
Summary: This information sheet explains how you can plan ahead in case you lose capacity to make your own decision one day.

Title: Who will help make medical decisions for you? Advance care planning - planning ahead for future healthcare
Summary: Advance Care Planning is about planning ahead for your future healthcare, in case you are ever too sick to speak for yourself.

Title: Why make a will?
Summary: This information sheet explains what a will is - why you should have one and the legal aspects of it..

Title: Will you recognise your heart attack? fact sheet
Summary: What are the warning signs of heart attack? The most common warning signs of a heart attack are outlined in this fact sheet.

Title: Within My Walls, a community education short film resource on elder abuse
Summary: This translated video is about Elder abuse, any act that harms older people and that is carried out by someone they know and should be able to trust such as family or friends. The video outlines that such harm can be financial, physical, sexual, emotional or psychological, including mistreatment or neglect. ECCV would like to see suspected elder abuse in ethnic communities addressed within the context of cultural behaviours, values and expectations.

Title: Women and heart disease
Summary: Heart disease isn’t just a men’s health problem. Despite big improvements in the last 40 years, on average, heart disease is the top killer of women (and men).The best way to reduce the risk of developing heart disease, and to help prevent it getting worse if it already exists, is to improve or remove the risk factors over which you have some control. This brochure lists the main risk factors and shows the best way to reduce the risk of developing heart disease.

Title: Working credit—working when you get a Centrelink payment (bilingual version)
Summary: Working Credit helps you keep more of your Centrelink payment and benefits when you start working.

Title: Working in Australia: workplace rights overview
Summary: All employees working in Australia have the same workplace rights including migrant workers and visa holders. This is a website addressing rights and responsibilities of employers and employees. It contains information on pay, holiday and other leave entitlements, starting and ending a job, fair work statement plus a video about working in Australia.

Title: Working with your healthcare team
Summary: There is a range of healthcare professionals who help manage arthritis, and this sheet outlines what each member of the healthcare team does and how to find them. It also includes tips on being prepared for and getting the most from a visit to a health professional.

Title: Worried about your memory (checklist)?
Summary: If you are worried about memory, this checklist will help you determine whether you need to talk about it with your doctor.

Title: Year 7 secondary school vaccine program - information and consent form
Summary: This translated consent form is for the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine and the Diphtheria-tetanus whooping cough vaccine that are offered to all children in Year 7 at secondary school or aged 12 to 13 years in the community setting. It firstly provides information on HPV and Diphtheria-tetanus whooping cough, and then has the consent form attached.

Title: Your brain matters: 5 simple steps to maximise your brain health
Summary: This translated guide was developed to inform of simple steps to help lower individual’s risk of developing chronic diseases like diabetes, heart disease and cancer. The five steps encourage looking after your heart, physical activity, mentally challenging yourself, a healthy diet and enjoying social activity.

Title: Your guide to Commonwealth Home Support Programme services: supporting you to live at home
Summary: This booklet explains how older people can receive support in their home and daily life through the Commonwealth Home Support Programme. You should read this booklet if you have been assessed by a Regional Assessment Service (RAS) for Commonwealth Home Support Programme services

Title: Your guide to food safety
Summary: This booklet will explain how simple practices can ensure the food that you buy and take home to prepare for yourself, your family or friends remains safe and enjoyable.

Title: Your guide to home care package services
Summary: This booklet explains how older people can receive support in their home and daily life through the Home Care Packages Program. You should read this booklet if you have been assessed by an Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT), or an Aged Care Assessment Service if you are in Victoria, for a home care package. There are four levels of consumer directed coordinated packages of services through the Home Care Packages Program including personal care, support services and nursing, allied health and clinical services.

Title: Your health (bilingual version)
Summary: Your health This brochure outlines some of the benefits and services available for those enrolled in Medicare. Medicare helps Australians, and other eligible people, with the cost of some medical, medicine, and optical and hospital care.

Title: Your home care package making it work for you
Summary: his video aims to give older people just approved for a package a head start to think about what is possible, once they receive a Home Care Package.

Title: Your pathway to accessing a home care package
Summary: This brochure provides information about home care packages.

Title: Your renting rights
Summary: Translated fact sheets about topics such as requesting repairs, bond lodgement and starting and ending a tenancy.

Title: Your rights and responsibilities as a HACC services user
Summary: The Home and Community Care (HACC) Program provides a range of basic support services to frail older people and people with disabilities who are experiencing difficulties in managing daily tasks but who wish to continue living at home. The Program also supports their carers and families. The documents informs about the rights and responsibilities of HACC services users.

Title: Your rights at retirement: a guide to making decisions and navigating your entitlements in later life
Summary: This booklet helps you to navigate the different phases of ageing. It covers topics from setting up a retirement budget through to considering options for aged care. The booklet can be used as a reference guide when you need to check a topic, or it can be read from cover to cover to get a snapshot of the services and supports on offer.

Title: Your rights when you buy something
Summary: When you buy goods and services including disability-related purchases, you have rights under law. This guide explains your consumer rights and the steps you can take to resolve problems. It is written in Easy English, which is more accessible for people who have difficulty reading and understanding written information.

Title: Your safety - your health
Summary: The ‘Your safety, your health’ booklet provides patients, carers, families and consumers with information and advice on participating in the management of their safety and decision making processes regarding their health. The information contained within this booklet is given as a guide to help patients, carers, families and consumers understand what they can do in their health decision making process.

Title: Your shopping rights
Summary: If there is a problem with goods you have bought, the store may have to provide a replacement, refund, repair or other type of ‘remedy’. The type of remedy available depends on the problem.

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