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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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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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Play safety

Links to trusted information about play safety.

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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.

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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.

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Fall prevention

There are several measures that an older person can take to help prevent a fall. Find out about fall prevention.

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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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Falls

Everyone can be at risk of having a fall, but some older adults can be more vulnerable than others. Read about how to take steps to prevent falls.

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Accidents and injuries

Injuries can be caused by small incidents to major accidents. Learn about causes, symptoms and treatments, as well as how to be prepared with a good first aid kit.

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Prevention of accidents caused by objects in the eye, nose and ears

Accidents caused by sticking objects into their eyes, noses or ears are most common with children. These may be prevented if children are taught not to stick objects their, and also are given age appropriate toys to play with.

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