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National Mental Health Month

What is National Mental Health Month? “National Mental Health Month is an initiative of the Mental Health Foundation Australia (MHFA) to advocate for and raise awareness of Australian mental health. It is an important time where the Australian community comes together to raise awareness that #MentalHealthMatters” – MHFA 2020   What

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WORLD HEART DAY: Sept 29th 2020

What is World Heart Day? “World Heart Day is a global campaign during which individuals, families, communities, and governments around the world participate in activities to take charge of their heart health and that of others. Through this campaign, the World Heart Federation unites people from all countries and backgrounds” – World Heart

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R U Ok?Day September 10th 2020

Today is our national day of action when we remind Australians that every day is the day to ask, “Are you OK?” if someone in your world is struggling with life’s ups and downs. Close to 800,000 people die due to suicide annually worldwide, which is one person every 40

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National Stroke Week 2020

This week 31st August – 6th September is National Stroke Week. Stroke Statistics Every two seconds, someone somewhere in the world experiences a stroke. 1 in 6 people will experience a stroke some time in their lives. Strokes deprive brain cells of oxygen and are one of the most common

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How to be ProActiv with Work Injury Rehabilitation

What is a workplace rehabilitation provider? Workplace rehabilitation providers help address risk factors which may affect a worker’s ability to recover at work. These factors may include; difficulty identifying suitable work, complex injury, delayed recovery or communication breakdown. The workplace rehabilitation provider will appoint a rehabilitation consultant who will assist

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National Diabetes Week 2020

This week is Australian National Diabetes Week  Every minute of every day, people with diabetes face decisions, thoughts, worries and fears about their diabetes and the future impact the condition may have on their health. The daily burden of living with diabetes can be significant. It’s estimated that people with

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Go Dry This July

What is Dry July? Dry July is a not-for-profit organisation aimed at improving the lives of adults living with cancer, and is a fundraising campaign aimed at challenging social drinkers to change their habits for a month in order to make some healthy lifestyle changes. By giving up alcohol for

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Occupational Therapy vs. Autism.

What is Occupational Therapy? Occupational Therapy (OT) is the use of assessment and intervention to develop, recover, or maintain the meaningful activities, or occupations, of individuals, groups, or communities. Occupational Therapists often work with people with mental health conditions, disabilities, injuries, or impairments.   What is an occupation? An occupation is defined

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DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT SERVICES: How We Can Help You.

What is DES? Disability Employment Services (DES) is an Australian Government initiative which helps people with disability find work and keep a job. Through DES, eligible people with disability, injury or health conditions can receive help to prepare for, find and keep a job. Help can include career advice, employment

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WORLD HEART RHYTHM WEEK: JUNE 1st-7th 2020

World Heart Rhythm Week is an annual event, which aims to raise awareness of the symptoms of heart arrhythmia in both the general public and medical profession Arrhythmias are responsible for between 23,000 and 33,000 sudden cardiac arrest deaths each year. Many of these deaths could be avoided with greater public

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