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

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

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

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: 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: 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 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: 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: 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: 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 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: Cut your cancer risk
Summary: Provides a summary of the 7 key cancer prevention messages including: get checked, limit alcohol, eat a healthy diet, be active, be a healthy weight, be active, be SunSmart and quit smoking.

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

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

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

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

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

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: 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: International Social Security Agreement between Australia and Malta (Bilingual information)
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: 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: 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: Looking after your legs
Summary: Practical guide for preventing problems with legs including varicose veins, swelling leg ulcers and blood clots.

Title: Looking after yourself with chronic kidney disease
Summary: Once you have been diagnosed with kidney disease there are many actions you can take to slow down the damage to your kidneys and keep you away from treatment such as dialysis and transplantation for as long as possible.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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: 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: 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 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 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 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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