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Living with Parkinson’s disease

Most people with Parkinson’s disease continue to live rich and rewarding lives but some adaptations and changes might be needed with time.

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Introduction to disability services and the NDIS

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is being rolled out across Australia and may already provide publicly-funded disability services where you live.

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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.

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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.

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Living with depression

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

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Living with cerebral palsy

Cerebral palsy cannot be cured, but a lot can be done to help people with the condition.

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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.

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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.

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What not to say to an amputee

More than 20,000 amputees live in Australia. To mark Amputee Awareness Week, follow these tips for talking to people with limb loss.

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Victoria disability services

Publicly-funded disability services in Victoria will be delivered through the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Learn about NDIS in Victoria here.

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