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Limbs 4 Life

Limbs 4 Life is the peak body for amputees in Australia and was founded as an incorporated charity in 2004. Limbs 4 Life provides services to tens of thousands of Australian amputees and their care givers, who rely on the programs and services for assistance prior to, during or after amputation.

Limbs 4 Life empowers amputees with knowledge and support to make a real difference, because no one should have to go through limb loss alone.

Limbs 4 Life offers this support via:
  • the provision of: one-on-one peer support
  • current health-based literacy and wellbeing information
  • social inclusion events and activities; and
  • web-based (and social media) information and assistance tools.

Importantly, Limbs 4 Life also seeks to raise awareness of amputees, minimise the stigmas people with limb loss in the community face, while working to encourage people to lead healthy lives that can reduce potential future limb amputations.

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Last reviewed: October 2018

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Supporting Siblings

This Fact Sheet provides information about ways of talking to a sibling about their brother or sister’s limb difference, challenges faced by some siblings, ways of supporting siblings and accessing support.

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Caring for your residual limb

Limbs 4 Life is the recognized that amputees needed an organisation that provided up-to-date information and formalized peer support.

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Your Rehabilitation Team

A wide variety of medical and allied health care providers work in rehabilitation centres

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Personal Stories

Limbs 4 Life is the recognized that amputees needed an organisation that provided up-to-date information and formalized peer support.

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Health Matters

Limbs 4 Life is the recognized that amputees needed an organisation that provided up-to-date information and formalized peer support.

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Getting Yourself Back on Track

Limbs 4 Life is the recognized that amputees needed an organisation that provided up-to-date information and formalized peer support.

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Sockets and Socket Fit

Limbs 4 Life is the recognized that amputees needed an organisation that provided up-to-date information and formalized peer support.

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Find a Prosthetic Facility

Limbs 4 Life is the recognized that amputees needed an organisation that provided up-to-date information and formalized peer support.

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Prosthetics and Componentry

Limbs 4 Life is the recognized that amputees needed an organisation that provided up-to-date information and formalized peer support.

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Peer Support

Limbs 4 Life is the recognized that amputees needed an organisation that provided up-to-date information and formalized peer support.

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