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.
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.
Help to remain living at 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.
Caring for someone with cancer
If you care for someone with cancer, find useful information and resources here on carer roles, emotional and financial support for you, and more.
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.
Talking about your terminal 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.
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.
About My Health Record
My Health Record is Australia's secure digital health record system. Learn how to store information, such as prescriptions and vaccinations.
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.
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.