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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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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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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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Trusted information on falls including steps to take to prevent them, causes and treatment, plus some facts and figures

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Fall treatment

Trusted information on treatments for falls for older people including what to do when you can't get up, and links to trusted resources

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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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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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Alcoholism at home

Trusted information about alcoholism in the home, including what alcoholism is, the signs of alcoholism, the effects of alcoholism and treatment for alcoholism from leading Australian health organisations.

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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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