Accessibility Tools

It's not uncommon for older people to resist the help offered by family or to decline the use of support services that are available. Some people will even resist seeing their GP when they're unwell.

Caring for an older family member or friend starts in different ways for different people. While the need for this help can occur suddenly (e.g. after a stroke) often it is gradual.

A carer is someone who helps and supports a family member or friend who needs assistance.

The Board conducts hearings to determine applications about adults with a decision making disability who are incapable of making their own decisions and who may require a legally appointed substitute decision maker.

This factsheet explains everything you need to know about vehicles modified for people with disabilities.

Who will take care of everything if something happens to you? Who will inherit your property? Who will take care of your children? Who will look after your finances and medical needs?

This describes the risks of a fall, and provides tips on doing jobs safely inside and outside the house, especially when using ladders.

The Centre for Developmental Disability Health Victoria has developed this to provide advice for health practitioners working with people with an intellectual disability.

This article discusses the advantages for a child with ASD to have a dog trained for protective and general supporting behaviours.

This explains what occurs in counselling, with whom, about what, how long, and the cost.