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Make your smart phone a wise phone

If you regularly have trouble with managing your medicines and health info, then the MedicineWise app can help.

With this app you can easily keep track of medicines and access important health info any time and anywhere, especially in emergencies.

Perfect for those with multiple medicines, busy lifestyles, or carer responsibilities, the MedicineWise app allows you to do the following, plus much more:

  • Create a list of medicines by scanning your medicine barcodes or searching our comprehensive Australian medicines database
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Stay Smart Online Week 2017

For most of us, the internet opens up new opportunities – we can shop, bank, research, work and connect when and where we want to. But the online world can also give criminals opportunities to steal money, information and identities.

Stay Smart Online Week, which runs from 9 to 13 October, is a national awareness initiative that puts online security in the spotlight, and reminds us all to set aside some time to focus on the important but easy … Read the rest

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Local group launches Australia’s first disability access app

 

Brisbane based disability support service Carers Link, in partnership with Disability Support Queensland, has launched Access 4000, the nation’s only smartphone app to provide information on some Brisbane venues and infrastructure with disability access features like wheelchair/pram ramps, disabled toilets and disabled parking. ...

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Cultural Resources at Your Fingertips

 

CULTURA’ is a new resource for aged care staff working with people from culturally diverse backgrounds and is an initiative of Alzheimer’s Australia.  ‘Cultura’ is the new App for people who care for individuals with dementia who know the importance of understanding that each person’s culture is as unique as their fingerprint.

The App and website assists staff to provide culturally appropriate support to enable them to better relate and communicate with individuals from different cultures, and includes … Read the rest

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