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Nurses: for parents & kids | Raising Children Network

Different kinds of nurses work with children. Your child might sometimes see a registered nurse, nurse practitioner, practice nurse or school nurse.

Read more on raisingchildren.net.au website

What does a child health nurse do?

A child health nurse supports you as a parent once you are home from hospital with a newborn baby. Discover more about their role and how they can help you.

Read more on Pregnancy, Birth & Baby website

Community Child Health Program

Community child health nurses support all families with young children. We provide a range of important free services to support families to raise happy, healthy children. We offer health and development assessments and screening, immunisation advice and support to families with young children.

Read more on WA Health website

Caring in the Community

All of us live in communities. They reflect what we do, who we work with and who we spend time with. Many people when they are seriously ill prefer the comfort and familiarity of their home, friends and usual activities. They are often supported not only by doctors and community nurses but by family, friends, neighbours and acquaintances who provide care and social support.

Read more on CareSearch website

Who's who in a palliative care team - Better Health Channel

The members of your palliative care team may include doctors, nurses, allied health professionals, volunteers and carers.

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Who will I speak to when I call Pregnancy, Birth and Baby?

When you call Pregnancy, Birth and Baby, you will speak to a maternal child health nurse. Find out who they are and how they can help.

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Moving into residential care | enableme - stroke recovery and support

Residential aged care may be recommended after a stroke. Find resources and information to assist your move into care

Read more on Stroke Foundation website

What does palliative care cost? | Australian Government Department of Health

Most palliative care services are free, but there may be some costs associated with hospice and hospital care.

Read more on Department of Health website

Motor neurone disease | Cerebral Palsy Alliance

Motor neurone disease is a condition that causes progressive weakness and paralysis of the muscles that allow people to move, breathe, swallow and speak.

Read more on Cerebral Palsy Alliance website

Muscular dystrophy | Cerebral Palsy Alliance

Muscular dystrophy refers to a group of rare diseases which progressively weaken muscles.

Read more on Cerebral Palsy Alliance website

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