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Incontinence and dementia

There are many ways to help with managing incontinence in a person with dementia.

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Personal hygiene and dementia

People with dementia can find caring for themselves difficult because of the many steps involved, or they may simply forget about their personal hygiene needs.

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Penis care

Learning how to care for your penis properly helps reduce the risk of developing some skin irritations or infection. Learn more about the best way to care for your penis.

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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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Dementia and buildings

If you are caring for someone with dementia, you may need to make changes to the building where you live. It needs to be as safe as possible for someone with dementia.

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Perfume stinks: how fragrances can affect your health

Fragrances and fragranced products cause health problems, such as asthma and headaches, in 1 in 3 people. Find out what you can do if you experience symptoms.

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Residential care

Find information and resources here on residential care services that provide accommodation and support for people who can no longer live at home.

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Dementia tips

The home environment can have a major impact on a person living with dementia. You can make the home dementia-friendly so it is safe, increases the person’s wellbeing, and helps them manage their day to day life.

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Work-life balance

Australians work the longest hours in the Western world and around one quarter report that work frequently interferes with other activities in their lives.

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Help at home and working with breast cancer

There are a number of sources of practical support and help at home available for women diagnosed with breast cancer. Learn how to get help at home when diagnosed with breast cancer.

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