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Planning for the future with younger onset dementia

Information about planning for the future with younger onset dementia, including how to manage financial, legal and medical affairs.

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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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Hospital discharge planning

Hospital discharge planning aims to make sure that once you leave hospital you continue to get the right healthcare from the right people. Read more.

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Respite care for people with younger onset dementia

Trusted information about respite care for people with younger onset dementia, including health care plans, mental health care plans and care assessments

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Mental health care plan

A mental health care plan is a plan for people with a mental health disorder created by your doctor, outlining the goals for your treatment.

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Health Care Homes program

Health Care Homes is a new program designed to coordinate healthcare for people with long-term, complex health conditions.

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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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Primary health networks (PHNs)

Primary health networks (PHNs) were set up to improve patient care and to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of patient care. Learn more about the role of PHNs.

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End-of-life nursing, treatments and procedures

This article explains some of the treatments that end-of-life patient may need, including surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

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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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