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Home accidents

Trusted information about home accidents from leading Australian health organisations, including links to childhood injuries and toddler safety.

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Winter health hazards at home

Simple tips to keep you safe at home this winter, including keeping warm and safe during colder months of the year.

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What causes falls?

Trusted information on the main causes of falls for older people including accidents, impairments, health and illness, and links to trusted resources

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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.

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Home safety

Trusted information about home safety from leading Australian health organisations, including links to home safety checklist.

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Alcoholism at home

Signs of alcoholism can include secretive drinking, and blacking out after drinking. Drinking too much can impact mental health and relationships.

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Head injuries

The most common causes of head injuries are falls, assaults and car accidents. Find out more about the symptoms and treatments here.

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Top 7 tips for safe drinking

Drinking can be fun, let’s be honest. But too much alcohol can lead to accidents, serious embarrassment and health problems. Follow this advice to drink safely.

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Fall prevention

Trusted information on fall prevention for older people and simple everyday steps to take around the home, and links to trusted resources

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Poisoning

Most cases of poisoning happen at home so learn here about symptoms, prevention and what to do in an emergency.

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