Healthdirect Free Australian health advice you can count on.

Medical problem? Call 1800 022 222. If you need urgent medical help, call triple zero immediately

healthdirect Australia is a free service where you can talk to a nurse or doctor who can help you know what to do.

beginning of content

Search results for: "living with a disability"

Angelman syndrome

Angelman syndrome is a rare genetic disorder that causes physical and intellectual disability. Learn about therapies that can improve the quality of life of those affected.

Read more

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are animals trained to help people who are living with physical disabilities to move around and do everyday activities. They are also called service dogs. Read more about assistance dogs.

Read more

How to live with arthritis

If you have been diagnosed with arthritis, you can discover ways to comfortably manage your daily life by reading the tips on this page.

Read more

Living with cerebral palsy

Trusted information about living with cerebral palsy.

Read more

Fragile X syndrome

Trusted information about fragile X syndrome from leading Australian health organisations, including links to better start program and intellectual disabilities.

Read more

Living with Parkinson’s disease

Trusted information and advice for people living with Parkinson's disease, including help with diet, exercise, work and relationships.

Read more

How to prepare your home if you have a chronic disease or serious illness

This page includes information on home modifications, medical equipment at home, telephone services, emergency call systems and sources of funding.

Read more

The kitchen and dementia

Trusted information about how to prepare and change the kitchen to make it safe and comfortable for people with dementia

Read more

Living with heart failure

If you have been diagnosed with heart failure, discover ways to comfortably manage your daily life by reading the tips on this page.

Read more

Living with osteoarthritis

If you have been diagnosed with osteoarthritis, discover ways to comfortably manage your daily life by reading the tips on this page.

Read more

Healthdirect 24hr 7 days a week hotline

24 hour health advice and information you can count on

1800 022 222

Government Accredited with over 140 information partners

We are a government-funded service, providing quality, approved health information

Australian Government, health department logo ACT Government logo New South Wales government, health department logo Northen Territory Government logo Government of South Australia, health department logo Tasmanian government logo Government of Western Australia, health department logo
Feedback