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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 MS Day: Saturday 30th May

ProActiv People are here to help members of our community who are affected by disability, injury and mental health. Saturday the 30th of May 2020 is officially marked as World MS Day. It brings the global MS community together to share stories, raise awareness, and campaign with everyone affected by

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COVID-19: Maintaining Your Recovery From Workplace Injury

The onset of COVID-19 has radically disrupted the way we live, and with constant change, the feelings of fear, uncertainty and loss are natural… however, they can overwhelm us. Alongside the physical danger that COVID-19 brings there is another risk, often hidden, and that is to our mental health. And

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Hire Someone with Autism? Employers will Benefit.

  What is Autism? Autism is a lifelong developmental condition characterised by difficulties in social interaction, communication, restricted and repetitive interests and behaviours, and sensory sensitivities. An estimated 1 in 70 Australians are on the autism spectrum; that is around 353,880 people. It is four times more common in boys

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