As you get older, it's important to understand how ageing affects the mind and body. Read up on bone health, arthritis, nutrition and more.
Community health nurses work with people and their families to help prevent disease, maintain health and treat any existing health problems.
Community mental health services
Community mental health services are for people with severe types of mental illnesses. Learn about your local community mental health services.
Western Australia disability services
Publicly-funded disability services in Western Australia are being moved over to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Learn more here.
Health information in relation to a number of different life stages and life events, such as babies and toddlers, children, teenagers, young adults, pregnancy, women's health, men's health, seniors and end-of-life issues.
Dementia and the home environment
Making your home environment safe and comfortable for a person with dementia is very important. Check out these helpful resources.
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.
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.
Dementia care options
Trusted information on caring for someone with dementia, including care options and support services
Aged care services
As you get older you may need extra help managing everyday activities. There are many different types of aged care services , as well as respite services for carers. You can find out if you are eligible via an assessment process which varies from state to state.