1800 772 273 Home Menu

Directory of Services

  • a
  • b
  • c
  • d
  • e
  • f
  • g
  • h
  • i
  • j
  • k
  • l
  • m
  • n
  • o
  • p
  • q
  • r
  • s
  • t
  • u
  • v
  • w
  • x
  • y
  • z

CODI Transport

More

CODI is a transport service available to residents in Ipswich for older people ( seniors), and people living with a disability.

It is able to help with getting to medical appointments and everyday outings to shopping, visiting families and friends

Government subsidies may be available for people over 65 and over 50 for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Tagged Under:

Graham House Community Transport

More

Graham House Community Transport Service provides non acute, non-emergency medical type transport for people who have a short term medical condition or a frailty that prevents them from using conventional private or public transport and who are transport disadvantaged and meet the eligibility criteria of the service.

Tagged Under:

North Qld Community Transport (TOTTS)

More

North Queensland Community Transport (TOTTS) provide transport in the Townsville City district to seniors, people with a disability, the disadvantaged, including people from culturally and linguistically diverse and indigenous backgrounds.

Tagged Under:

Star Community Transport

More

Special Transport Assistance Redlands Association Inc (STAR) provides transport to Home And Community Care (HACC) eligible clients in the Redlands shire. Users of the service can keep medical appointments, do their shopping, visit a friend or relative, and other things that are important to the person and their quality of life. A subsidised fare applies to the service.

Tagged Under:

Somerset Community Transport

More

Somerset Community Transport operate a 12-seater bus servicing regular, affordable, transport to Brassall, Riverlink, Ipswich and Gatton shopping precincts. Transport to and from home is included.

Tagged Under:

Sealink Ferries

More

SeaLink Ferries operate travel services available for Magnetic Island, Townsville and Palm Island.

Tagged Under:

Suncoast Transport & Care

More

Suncoast Transport and Care operate a volunteer run bus and car service. The community bus services the local area, providing door to door transport for the elderly and people with disability who cannot get out on normal buses to go to their shopping, senior citizens groups etc. Service also take nursing home residents on picnics, swimming outings etc.

Tagged Under:

Toowoomba Community Care Transport Inc

More

Toowoomba Community Care Transport Inc. is a volunteer community service that provides transport to and from medical facilities for aged and reasonably mobile persons who may not readily have transport means available to them.

The service is provided for non-urgent, non-stretcher, non-wheelchair cases only, and available within the 4350 postcode only.

No referral from a GP or residential aged care facility is necessary and there is a small administrative fee for the service.

Tagged Under:

Bribie Island Community Health Transport

More

Bribie Island Community Help Transport assist eligible clients with transport to enable them to remain independent and socially active.
Persons who utilise the Service would generally experience difficulty safely accessing public transport, or who no longer drive or have limited or no other transport options.

Tagged Under:

Tamborine Mountain Community Care

More

Tamborine Mountain Community Care transport can provide weekly shopping trips locally on Thursdays and to a number of Gold Coast shopping Centres on Tuesdays. In addition they can provide transport to enable clients to attend medical appointments including Doctor’s, Dental, Optometry, Physio and Hospital either locally or to various Gold Coast destinations, Brisbane and Ipswich.

Tagged Under:

Beenleigh & District Senior Citizens transport service

More

Beenleigh & District Senior Citizens transport service provides comfortable sedans that will transport the patient from their home to any hospital, medical service, or specialist centre within the Brisbane and Northern Gold Coast areas. They also provide transport for shopping, social and recreational purposes. Carers (someone who needs to assist a client who is unable to travel on their own) are able to travel if booked in. This service operates weekdays only and bookings can be made between 7am and 4pm. The service is not available on Public Holidays.

Tagged Under:

My Aged Care

More

My Aged Care website and phone line is an Australian Government service.

Here you can source information on aged care, whether for yourself, a family member, a friend or someone you're caring for.

The phone line is open from 8.00am to 8.00pm on weekdays and from 10.00am to 2.00pm on Saturdays.

Kidney Health Information Service

More

Kidney Health Information Service is a not for profit organisation whose focus is to improve kidney health outcomes. This aims to lead to substantial improvements to the quality of life for people with kidney and urinary tract diseases, their families and carers, as well as developing initiatives that reduce the incidence of kidney disease in the Australian community.

Multiple Sclerosis Financial Support Services

More

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Queensland deliver a number of core services to the MS community. Interest free loans and small grants can be provided on a means tested basis and only after community resources are unavailable (government or community). Clients may use interest free loans to help to purchase air-conditioners, essential home equipment, home modifications, wheelchairs and other mobility aids. Small grants may be provided to clients who have no other means to pay for necessary equipment or services and who are in extreme hardship.

Parkinson’s Queensland

More

Parkinson's Queensland provides access to comprehensive and relevant services, encouraging independence and improved quality life for patients with Parkinson's disease. They provide a library of resources, information for patients and carers and support groups are available.

Caregiver’s Handbook for Advanced-Staged Huntington Disease

More

The aim of this handbook is to familiarize you with Huntington Disease, so that you can recognize its symptoms and know what to expect as it progresses. Included are some general principles of care and tips that other caregivers have found helpful.

Produced by: Huntington Society of Canada

Tagged Under:

Guide for families & carers of people with profound brain damage

More

This guide has been prepared for the families and friends of someone diagnosed as being in a state of post-coma unresponsiveness (PCU) or a minimally responsive state (MRS). It describes these conditions and the types of treatment and care that may, or may not, apply in individual situations. It also explains the ethical guidelines that have been prepared for health professionals who are in involved in making decisions about the care of your family member or friend.

Produced by: National Health and Medical Research Council

Tagged Under: