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Position Statement: What we don’t need to prove but need to do in multidisciplinary treatment and care in Huntington’s disease

Abstract Background Huntington’s disease is a complex neurodegenerative hereditary disease with symptoms in all domains of a person’s functioning. It begins after a healthy start in life and leads through the relentless progression over many years to complete care dependency and finally death. To date, the disease is incurable. The long progressive complex nature of … Read more

Carer Emergency care plan

The Carer Gateway have created an electronic template for carer’s to use and the latest version can be accessed here. An emergency care plan makes it easy for someone to take over from you in a hurry. It has all the information about the person you care for in one place, so you can get … Read more

Travel Assistance

Isolated Patients Travel and Accommodation Assistance Scheme (IPTAAS) is a NSW Government scheme that provides financial assistance towards travel and accommodation costs if a patient needs to travel long distances for health or medical treatment that is not available locally.

Insurance Breakthrough

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WORDS LEWIS  KAPLAN
Moratorium on Genetic Tests in Life Insurance came into effect in Australia from 1 July 2019 and will end on 30 June 2024.

NDIS: Moving from home into residential aged care

WORDS: GISELLE BEAUMONT
Q.)  My dad has turned 65, and he is currently living at home. Will he still receive support through the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) when he moves into residential aged care?