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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

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

Paid Careworkers In The Home

When someone is being cared for at home there can be a lot of people involved. Sometimes paid care workers will also come in to provide support.

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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

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

Costs of Care

Palliative care costs are normally covered either by Medicare or private health insurance. However, this may not always be the case. There may also be other costs associated with being ill.

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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

Mobile Patient Care Tasmania | Royal Flying Doctor Service

RFDS provides a range of transport options for patients; including admission, discharge, medical appointments and inter-facility transfer

Read more on Royal Flying Doctor Service website

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