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The Colostomy Association of Victoria, also known as CAV or COLOVIC, is a not-for-profit, non-government self-help organisation formed in 1959. In partnership with the Department of Human Services and Medicare, our volunteer organisation serves ostomates with empathy and compassion so that...
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Hepatitis Victoria is the peak not-for-profit community organisation working across the state for people affected by or at risk of viral hepatitis. You can learn more about liver health, learn about preventing liver disease, track your health using their app,...
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Parkinson’s Victoria offers people the opportunity to learn more about living with Parkinson’s and to enjoy the company of others who share similar experiences, situations and challenges. Parkinson’s peer support offers information, social connection, hope and support through group meetings,...
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The lung foundation Australia provides support for people with lung conditions including, but not limited to COPD, lung cancer, rare lung disease. You may be able to find a support group near you. For contact details of all groups, call...
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Heartbeat Victoria Council Inc. is a charitable institution and is endorsed as a deductable gift recipient. It is an umbrella organisation for Heartbeat Victoria Affiliates and Branches who provide heart peer support groups across Victoria run by volunteers. Support groups...
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The Heart Foundation provides support and advocacy services for people living with living with acute and chronic heart diseases. You can gain valuable information, and become involved yourself! The Heart Foundation Helpline provides free, personalised information and support on heart...
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Diabetes Victoria helps you with adjustments in your lifestyle related to diabetes. They have information on nutrition, travel recommendations, support groups, etc. They even have a recipe of the month! Learn more here: https://www.diabetesvic.org.au/?rdr=y#...
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This support group has a helpline for people with chronic pain. You can call and speak with someone from 7am to 7pm. The helpline is a free service run by volunteer staff who live or have previously lived with chronic pain...
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Healthdirect is a great Australian government site covering all aspects of our health (not just the elderly).  Ir provides a symptom checker, medicine information and even a service finder.   https://www.healthdirect.gov.au/...
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Deprescribing guidelines support health care providers and patients in reducing or stopping medications that may be harmful or no longer needed.      https://deprescribing.org/...
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