Trusted information about home accidents from leading Australian health organisations, including links to childhood injuries and toddler safety.
Winter health hazards at home
Keeping warm indoors means watching out for heaters and other things that can cause burns and scalds. These simple tips should help to keep you safe.
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.
What causes falls?
The natural ageing process often places older adults at an increased risk of having a fall. Find out the general causes of a fall.
Trusted information about home safety from leading Australian health organisations, including links to home safety checklist.
Alcoholism at home
Signs of alcoholism can include secretive drinking, and blacking out after drinking. Drinking too much can impact mental health and relationships.
The most common causes of head injuries are falls, assaults and car accidents. Find out more about the symptoms and treatments here.
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.
Top 7 tips for safe drinking
Drinking can be fun, let’s be honest. But too much can lead to accidents, embarrassment and health problems. Follow this advice to drink safely.
Most cases of poisoning happen at home so learn here about symptoms, prevention and what to do in an emergency.