National Asthma Week 1st-7th September

This year Asthma week is from 1st till 7th September. To help with your asthma, there are some useful information from Asthma Australia on understanding and living with asthma, asthma triggers, and asthma medicines. There is also a Take a Breather Checklist to...

Think F.A.ST, Act F.A.S.T – National Stroke Week

National Stroke Week – Think F.A.S.T, Act F.A.S.T This year’s National Stroke Week focuses on encouraging Australians to become more aware of stroke, understand their risk and what they can do to prevent a stroke. Stroke is one of Australia‚Äôs biggest...

Are you wearing your mask correctly?

Are you wearing your mask correctly? Whether you are wearing a surgical or cloth mask, take the following steps to ensure that you are doing it correctly:- Before putting on the mask, wash your hands for at least 20 seconds with soap and water, or use a hand sanitiser...

Mental Health Tips for Older Adults

In this challenging times, many of us may be feeling anxious and and vulnerable. The following tips may help:- Keep in regular contact with loved ones, for example by telephone, e-mail, social media or video conference.- Keep regular routines and schedules as much as...

National Diabetes Week

As this week is National Diabetes Week, it’s time to learn more about diabetes and how it can affect the body. In people with diabetes, there is not enough insulin hormone to breakdown sugar (glucose) and convert it into energy.The glucose stays in the blood and...

How to prevent the flu during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Coming into the winter season, it’s important to be aware that the flu virus can spread easily from person to person. The flu virus infects the lung and airways, and caching it can cause serious health problems especially for people who have medication...