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The CVS matches volunteer visitors with people receiving government-subsidised aged care services. Find out what a CVS volunteer visitor does, why the experience is valuable, how to become one and what your responsibilities would be.
This document answers the common questions we receive about the CVS — a program that matches volunteer visitors with people receiving government-subsidised aged care services.
This document provides information for auspices — organisations funded to deliver the CVS. Find out how you must deliver the CVS including how to manage volunteers and visits and what to do if you receive or give gifts.
Use this guide to help you identify some of the key requirements of tobacco plain packaging for non-cigarette products such as cigars, roll-your-own tobacco and shisha/waterpipe tobacco.
Australian Government response to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Health and Ageing report: Discussion paper on the late effects of polio/post-polio syndrome
An evaluation from 2012 to 2014 assessed the Cape York Wellbeing Centres. It looked at whether the centres reduced alcohol and substance abuse and harm in the community. This 2014 report presents the findings.
This brochure summarises the evidence supporting the pregnancy and breastfeeding alcohol guidelines. It also outlines how to use the 5As (ask, assess, advise, assist and arrange) to discuss alcohol and pregnancy with women.
An information booklet on fees for Home Care Packages and residential aged care, for people entering care from 1 July 2014.
This 2014 study analyses patient journeys through drug and alcohol treatment services. It describes the different parts of the drug and alcohol systems. It also looks at how the different parts connect.
A set of fact sheets to assist residential aged care providers in making decisions about the prevention and control of influenza. They form part of the Influ-Info – Influenza Kit for Residential Aged Care.
A set of handouts and posters for aged care providers to prevent and manage influenza in a residential aged care setting.
An information sheet for residential aged care providers to give to residents who were in residential aged care on 30 June 2014 and intend to move to a new aged care facility.
The Health Portfolio Budget Statements for the 2014 to 2015 financial year outline how the Government has allocated resources to outcomes for all entities within our portfolio.
Australian Government response to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Health and Ageing report: Living with the pain of adhesive arachnoiditis
Australian Government response to the Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee report: Annual reports (No.2 of 2012)
These guidelines for health professionals outline medications available for treating opioid dependence in Australia. They are intended for use by those not experienced in the treatment of alcohol and other drug problems.