Topic "Australian Health System" in Dari - total 29 documentsTitle: A healthy start to life - understanding health and health services: an Afghan community video
Summary: This chapter titled "A healthy start to life" is one of 6 chapters developed with and for the Afghan community. The 6 chapters aim to: improve the health literacy of viewers, improve appropriate utilisation of health services and improve health. This particular chapter provides insight into the role the family, as well as maternal and child health services in raising healthy children
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: 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: 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: 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 and medication as well as challenging behaviours and communication.
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 supports that are available to children, their parents and carers in Victoria.
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: 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 emergencies 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: Getting medical help on weekends, public holidays and at night
Summary: This resource is designed for migrants living in Victoria and explains the different options available if they need medical help after hours or on weekends. It also explains when to attend the emergency department and when to call an ambulance.
Title: Getting medical help when the doctors clinic is closed - understanding health and health services: an Afghan community video
Summary: This chapter titled "Getting medical help when the doctors clinic is closed" is one of 4 chapters developed with and for the Afghan community. The 4 chapters aim to: improve the health literacy of viewers, improve appropriate utilisation of health services and improve health. This particular chapter provides information on accessing after hours health care services, as well as community health services
Title: Getting ready for school - understanding health and health services: an Afghan community video
Summary: This chapter titled "Getting ready for school" is one of 6 chapters developed with and for the Afghan community. The 6 chapters aim to: improve the health literacy of viewers, improve appropriate utilisation of health services and improve health. This particular chapter provides information on child health, development and child services. These include: maternal and child health services; general practice clinics; kindergartens, playgroups and mothers groups
Title: Getting to know health care in Australia: a pocket guide for new arrivals
Summary: A short overview on Australian health services and how to access them
Title: Glossary of terms - seeing a doctor, specialist or health professional
Summary: This glossary is designed to help you understand the technical terms related to seeing a doctor in Victoria. In particular, it explains the terms specialists or health professionals use. It may also help the work of interpreters in this area.
Title: Health checks on arrival in Australia
Summary: The sheet gives information about:: Why have health checks after you arrive in Australia? What the health check involves, Why Vaccination is important, What should you bring with you? What happens after the health check? Confidentiality, and Interpreters
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: 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: 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: 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: My health in Shepparton (video)
Summary: My Health In Shepparton is a local guide for refugees and asylum seekers on accessing health care in Greater Shepparton. It aims to provide easy to understand information on the Australian health care system and local health services.
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: NSW Health Care System Information Booklet
Summary: Guide to the NSW health care system for newly arrived migrants and refugees.
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: 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: 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: Talking about health - understanding health and health services: an Afghan community health video
Summary: Hamza is a 45 year old husband and father. Hamza visits a “General Practitioner” (GP) often to check about his health and what he can do to help himself and his family be healthy. He learns that health is about how you feel in your body, your mind and your heart. He also learns that a GP is a doctor who can help look after all health concerns.
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: When you are feeling sad or worried - understanding health and health services: an Afghan community video
Summary: This chapter titled "When you are feeling sad or worried" is one of 4 chapters developed with and for the Afghan community. The 4 chapters aim to: improve the health literacy of viewers, improve appropriate utilisation of health services and in effect improve health. This particular chapter provides information about mental health and wellbeing and accessing mental health services
Title: When you need to see a doctor - understanding health and health services: an Afghan community video
Summary: This chapter titled "When you need to see a doctor" is one of 4 chapters developed with and for the Afghan community. The 4 chapters aim to: improve the health literacy of viewers, improve appropriate utilisation of health services and in effect improve health. This particular chapter provides insight into the role of a GP and community pharmacy
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