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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.
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.
Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)
Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy (SUDI) is a term used to describe the sudden and unexpected death of a baby.
Supporting Red Nose Day saves little lives
Every day in Australia, 9 infants or children die suddenly and unexpectedly. The aim of Red Nose Day is to reduce this number to zero. Here's how you can help.
Grief before death – understanding anticipatory grief
Find out how to cope with the news that someone you care for has a terminal illness.
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.
Sepsis is a serious condition which can lead to septic shock, organ failure and even death if not diagnosed and treated early. Find out more here.
Dealing with life events
Life events such as accidents, a death and relationships can cause stress, but even happy events such as planning a wedding can make you feel down.
End of life health
Living with a terminal illness can be difficult for you and your loved ones. Learn more about coping with a terminal illness, talking about your feelings, and understanding anticipatory grief.
Better access to an overdose-reversing medication could save lives
A nasal spray has been added to the PBS, meaning many Australians could be saved from overdosing on prescription and illicit opioids.