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Inform issue 24 – Autumn 2018

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  • Autumn
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  • Australia
  • Polio
In this issue of Inform, we celebrate achievements. We follow Independence Australia's residential client Peter as he looks back on some of the adventures he has had along the way of 50 years as a wheelchair user.

Useful information Polio

Useful information Polio Australia 03 9016 7678 Polio Services Victoria 03 9288 3900 Post Polio Victoria 0431 702 137 RACV Breakdown Service 131 111 Carers Australia 1800 242 636 Centrelink (Disability) 132 717 Centrelink (Aged) 132 300 Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centres 1800 052 222 Council On The Ageing (COTA) 03 9654 4443 DHHS 1300 650 172 Disabled Motorists Australia 03 9386 0413 Independent Living Centre 03 9362 6111 NDIA 1800 800 110 My Aged Care 1800 200 422 TADVIC 03 9853 8655 State-Wide Equipment Program (SWEP) 1300 747 937 Polio Network Victoria support groups Please contact Independence Australia on 1300 704 456 for more details Ballarat Wednesdays (bi-monthly) Bayside (Hampton) Tuesdays (monthly) Bendigo Saturdays (monthly) Geelong Mondays (monthly) Hume Saturdays (monthly) Mornington Peninsula Saturdays (monthly) Shepparton Tuesdays (quarterly) South Eastern Saturdays (monthly) Traralgon Wednesdays (monthly) Warrnambool Tuesdays (monthly) Knox-Yarra Ranges Tuesdays (monthly) 38 Independence Australia

Health Fact Sheets

Understanding Compression Stockings
How to Measure Compression Stockings
Applying and Removing Compression Stockings
Continence Pads Fact sheet
IA-CondomDrainage-factsheet
Stools and bowel health
Continence Glossary Terms
Catheter Glossary Terms
Bedding Protection
a-z disability etiquette
How to choose a wound care product
Wound Dressings Overview
How to store wound care products
Drainage bags fact sheet
Identifying Undernutrition
Home Enteral Nutrition Fact sheet

NDIS Resources

IA NDIS Complex Care
IA NDIS Support
IA NDIS Consumables
IA NDIS Pre-planning-booklet
Why choose Independence Australia

Product Catalogues

Cather Chart
Continence products for bladder health
Healthcare products order options
Wound Care Catalogue
Independence Australia DVA RAP Catalogue
Cost Savers
Nutritional Supplements & Home Enteral Feeding Equipment
Condom Drainage Comparison Chart
Condom drainage sizing guide

Mobility Aids Australia

Mobility Aids Australia - Hire Brochure
Mobility Aids Products

Inform Editions

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Inform issue 27 – Autumn 2019
Inform issue 28 – Spring 2019
Inform issue 24 – Autumn 2018
Inform issue 23 – Spring 2017
Inform issue 22 – Autumn 2017
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Inform issue 30 - Autumn 2020