QUICK REFERENCE PATIENT DOWNLOADABLE RESOURCES
- Blood pressure log to download & complete for the GP. Click here or download blood pressure diary
- Child head injury information sheet. Click here.
- Adult head injury information sheet. Click here.
- Blood glucose diary for diabetics Blood_Glucose_Chart_Large_Print
- Diabetes care checklist ACoC_Download
- How to use an asthma inhaler with spacer. View a video or written instructions inhaler and spacer use.
- Asthma school action plan Asthma Action Plan_Puffer and Spacer_2017
- Allergy action plan Allergic_Reactions_Action_Plan_2017_WEB
- Anaphylaxis action plan Anaphylaxis_Epipen_Personal_Action_Plan_2017_WEB
- Food diary Large-Print_Food_Journal
- Sleep diary sleep log_1
Alzheimer’s Australia National
Alzheimers Australia National advocate for the needs of people living with all types of dementia, and for their families and carers, and provide support services, education and information.
You can find help sheets which provide advice, common sense approaches and practical strategies on the issues most commonly raised about dementia.
Arthirits Australia provides support and information to people with arthritis as well as their families and friends
Asthma Australia and member Asthma Foundations deliver high quality support to people with asthma and their carers.
how to use inhalers (adults) – https://assets.nationalasthma.org.au/resources/Inhaler_technique_for_people_with_asthma_or_COPD-web_CURRENT.pdf
how to use inhalers with spacer (children)
The Cancer Council
Find evidence based cancer information on prevention, research, treatment and support provided by Australia’s peak independent cancer authority.
Casey Psychiatric Triage Team
In cases of acute risk in mental health, such as feeling unsafe, suicidal, psychosis or you notice someone who is displaying evidence of that and needs immediate help or even admission call 1300369102.
BeyondBlue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live. The website provides information about anxiety, depression and suicide to the Australian community.
The Black Dog institute
The Black Dog Institute is a translational research institute that aims to reduce the incidence of mental illness and the stigma around it, to actively reduce suicide rates and empower everyone to live the most mentally healthy lives possible.
The Black Dog site provides information & facts about mental illnesses, online self-testing, current treatments and wellbeing
Diabetes Australia was established in 1984 and is the national body for people affected by all types of diabetes and those at risk. Through leadership, prevention, management and research, Diabetes Australia is committed to reducing the impact of diabetes. We work in partnership with diabetes health professionals and educators, researchers and healthcare providers to minimise the impact of diabetes on the Australian community.
An organisation that provides educational support for diabetic people as well as subsidised products such as test strips. People with diabetes need to register in order to access these services.
DRUG & ALCOHOL SERVICES
SECADA – South Eastern Consortium of Alcohol and Drug Agencies
This is our local Drug & Alcohol specialist service that we refer patients for coordinated detoxification and rehabilitation from drugs and alcohol.
Australian Drug and Alcohol Foundation
The Alcohol and Drug Foundation (ADF) is Australia’s leading organisation committed to preventing alcohol and other drug harms in our communities.
Find Drug and Alcohol information sheets here.
Drug & Alcohol Services
This site provides Drug and Alcohol information sheets.
Better Health Channel
An award winning site that provides health and medical information to improve the health and wellbeing of people and the communities they live in. This information is:
- quality-assured and reliable
- locally relevant
- easy to understand.
The information on this site aims to help people understand and manage their health and medical conditions. It does not replace care provided by medical practitioners and other qualified health professionals.
A world-first health promotion foundation, VicHealth focuses on promoting good health and preventing chronic disease.
Royal Children’s Hospital
This site provides useful fact sheets on childhood conditions.
How to treat head lice
Exclusion from school/child care guidelines
Parkinson’s Australia provides information and support to people living with Parkinson’s Disease and advocates on their behalf.
HEART ATTACK AND HEART DISEASE
The Heart Foundation
The Heart Foundation is a charity dedicated to fighting the single biggest killer of Australians – heart disease. For over 50 years, we’ve led the battle to save lives and improve the heart health of all Australians.
Find information on heart disease, heart attacks and preventative lifestyle techniques on how to reduce your risk of heart complications.
Support and useful information for those who are considering quitting smoking.