Incontinence and dementia
There are many ways to help with managing incontinence in a person with dementia.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Find information and resources here on residential care services that provide accommodation and support for people who can no longer live at home.
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.
Australians work the longest hours in the Western world and around one quarter report that work frequently interferes with other activities in their lives.
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.