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Thinking about your death can make life easier

Australians are being urged to plan for when they need medical help but can't speak for themselves. 'Advance care planning' ensures your values and wishes are respected in life or death situations.

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Younger onset dementia

People under 65 can develop so-called younger onset dementia. Learn about planning, legal rights and respite care for people with early onset dementia.

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How to prepare your home if you have a chronic disease or serious illness

Information about home modifications, medical equipment at home, telephone services, emergency call systems and sources of funding.

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What to expect in intensive care

The intensive care unit (ICU) provides 24-hour care from a highly-trained team of specialists. Learn more about what to expect from the intensive care unit.

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Start talking about your illness

Talking with your loved ones about your illness isn't always easy. Start a conversation with someone close to you by following these tips.

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When someone dies at home

Many people prefer to die at home, in familiar surroundings. If you care for someone with a terminal condition, this article can help you prepare for the death.

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The physical process of dying

The physical process of dying differs between people. Find out what happens in the weeks, days and hours before death, and immediately after someone has died.

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About My Health Record

My Health Record is the national digital health record system. Learn how to share your information with doctors, hospitals and other healthcare providers.

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Other questions about the COVID-19 coronavirus

Answers to common questions about COVID-19, including whether you should bulk-buy groceries and which types of public venue have closed.

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