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TabCare™ - TabTimer's dedicated portal for GP's, OT's, Specialists, Nursing Staff and Community Care Workers

If you are a nurse or health care professional who is interested in sharing the benefits of reminder devices with your clients then TabCare™ should be a useful source of information and support.




Department of Veterans' Affairs - Rehabilitation Appliances Program

If you are a veteran who is eligible for support from the Department of Veterans’ Affairs and hold a gold or white card, you may be able to claim funding for our products under the Rehabilitation Appliances Program (RAP).

DVA - Rehabilitation Appliances Program (RAP)



Parkinson's Australia

Parkinson's Australia website provides information and resources to people with Parkinson's, their friends, carers and relatives. Individual states have their own branch.



'Get it on time' campaign

Parkinson's Disease Society of the United Kingdom 'Get it on time' campaign was launched to ensure that the thousands of people with Parkinson's admitted into hospital in the UK each year get their medication on time, every time during their stay. When they don't, their ability to manage their symptoms may be lost, for example they may suddenly not be able to move, get out of bed or walk down a corridor.



The Dystonia Network of Australia Inc.

Providing a pathway to support, information, literature and community awareness for adults and children living with dystonia and their carers and health providers. Dystinia Network of Australia aims; To provide appropriate, researched information for adults and children with dystonia, their carers and interested health providers. To increase community awareness of the condition. To ultimately fund seminars and assist with research into dystonia.



Alzheimer's Australia

The peak body providing support and advocacy for people living with dementia. Includes sections on services, support, education, training and a help line.

Alzheimer's Australia NSW

Alzheimer's Australia ACT

Alzheimer's Australia WA

Alzheimer's Australia VIC

Alzheimer's Australia SA

Alzheimer's Australia TAS

Alzheimer's Australia QLD

Alzheimer's Australia NT




Diabetes Australia

National peak body for diabetes providing a collective voice for people living with diabetes, their families and carers. Diabetes Australia works in partnership with diabetes health professionals, educators and researchers to minimise the impact of diabetes on the Australian community.

Diabetes NSW Diabetes ACT Diabetes WA
Diabetes VIC Diabetes SA Diabetes TAS
Diabetes QLD Diabetes NT  



The Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADEA)

The Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADEA) was formed in 1981 and is the leading Australian organisation for health care professionals providing diabetes education and care. The ADEA actively promotes evidenced-based best practice diabetes education to ensure optimal health and well being for all people affected by, and at risk of, diabetes. The ADEA considers diabetes education a specialty field of health care practice.



Epilepsy Action Australia

Organization dedicated to educate, inform and assist people with epilepsy, their families and those who work with them. TabTimer supports Epilepsy Action Australia

Charge - The experience of epilepsy
Epilepsy Action UK
Epilepsy Foundation of America
Epilepsy Ontario
Epilepsy Research Centre - Australia
Epilepsy Toronto
IBE - International Bureau for Epilepsy
National Society for Epilepsy UK
Patient Experiences - North Pacific Epilepsy Research
Seizures and Epilepsy - Hope through research (NINDS)
Epilepsy Society of Australia

A childs guide to epilepsy
Childrens Epilepsy Program - Royal Childrens Hospital Melbourne
Epilepsy and Youth - chat rooms
Kids Epilepsy - personal stories
Neuroscience for kids
Your Shout - for siblings of teens with illness



Independent Living Centres Australia

The Independent Living Centres Australia (ILCA) is a collective organisation with members in each Australian states and the ACT. The ILCA’s role is to advance a federal agenda on issues and needs at a national level. The ILCA also provides information and advice to government and policymakers and raises awareness of the role assistive technology plays in maintaining health and wellbeing in the Australian community.

LifeTec QLD    




Brain Australia - A-Z of brain disorders
Centre for Neuroskills - Traumatic Brain Injury Resource Guide
Child Neurology
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
Neurology Channel
Virtual Neuro Centre
All in the Mind



ACAT - Being assessed for aged care

Perhaps you or someone you know is finding it harder to get the shopping done and need some support. Maybe your parent is not coping with living on their own and needs some help. Whatever your situation, if you want to get some help from the government, you may need to get an assessment by an Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT or ACAS in Victoria)



DPS Guide to Aged Care

Complete Aged Care Directory of aged care facilities - nursing homes (high care), hostels (low care), supported residential aged care, home & community care, CACP's, EACH, EACH D retirement homes, villages aged care products & aged care services.



Seniors Card

The Seniors Card entitles older Australians to a range of benefits provided by government and businesses. The Card is free and is issued by every State and Territory government to eligible senior residents. It is issued in recognition of the contribution that seniors have made - and continue to make - to the Australian community. The Card is available to Australians aged 60 years and over. Eligibility criteria and benefits vary slightly in each State and Territory. Contact Seniors Card in the state or territory in which you reside for more details.

Seniors Card NSW Seniors Card ACT Seniors Card WA
Seniors Card VIC Seniors Card SA Seniors Card TAS
Seniors Card QLD Seniors Card NT  



Calvary Silver Circle

Calvary Silver Circle is a national community care provider and a service of Little Company of Mary Health Care.



Home Care Assistance Gold Coast QLD

The mission at Home Care Assistance is to change the way the world ages. They provide older adults with quality care in the QLD Gold Coast, that enables them to live happier, healthier lives at home. Services are distinguished by the calibre of caregivers, the responsiveness of staff and expertise in live-in care. Home Care Assistance embrace a positive, balanced approach to ageing centered on the evolving needs of older adults.


Ross House Association

The five storey heritage listed Ross House building in Flinders Lane provides affordable, accessible office space to over 50 small non profit groups working towards environmental and social justice.




Health Direct is an Australian Government initiative, funded by the Department of Health and Ageing. It aims to improve the health of Australians by providing easy access to quality information about human health. Using this Internet gateway, you can access a wide range of up-to-date and reliable information on health and wellbeing. Whether it be acne or arthritis, cancer, mental health, or young people and drugs to name but a few of the searchable topics.

Australian Government's premier source of information for Australians over 50. provides you with a single point of access to Government and non-Government information and services for older Australians.



National Seniors Australia

Independent voice of the over 50s - a not-for-profit membership based organisation assisting the over 50s community by providing economic and social benefits; representing views to Government at all levels; and making donations to charitable institutions.



Aged Care INsite

Aged Care INsite is Australia's leading and highest circulating aged care newspaper. Providing the best in original journalism, it is the authoritative source of news and analysis for the residential and community care sectors.



Nursing Review

Nursing Review is essential reading for anyone involved in the health care sector in Australia, and is the only newspaper in the country dedicated to reporting issues of importance to nurses.



Australian Ageing Agenda

Australian Ageing Agenda (formerly National Healthcare Journal) is the authoritative, independent and professional publication for the aged care and retirement industries in Australia.



Australian Nursing Journal (ANJ)

The ANJ is a journal for all Australian nurses, distributed to more than 65,000 nurses around Australia with an estimated readership of around 120,000. The ANJ offers news, features and analysis to keep nurses well informed. The Australian Nursing Journal - essential for good health... take one monthly.



The Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing

The Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing aims to provide a vehicle for nurses to publish original research and scholarly papers about all areas of nursing. Papers will develop, enhance, or critique nursing knowledge.




AUSTRALIANSENIOR.COM is a network that dispells the myths and stereotypes - we buck the trend and deliver a media network that appeals to not only those living their retirement, but those activly planning for it - whilst projecting a POSITIVE image of future life, so younger people want to start to look into their future lives without fear of the "silver haired bogeyman".



FIFTY PLUS Lifestyle

FIFTY PLUS Lifestyle readers enjoy a wide variety of lifestyle and leisure pursuits and as such we offer them a broad range of informative articles on topics including health & wellbeing, finance, entertainment, current affairs and lift-out travel section.



Aged Care Association Australia (ACAA)

Aged Care Association Australia (ACAA) is the peak professional national industry association for providers of quality residential and community aged care services Australia-wide.

The official journal for the ACAA, Aged Care Australia. As the 'Voice of the aged care industry' and due to the enormous growth of this market, it is now published quarterly.



Australian Senior

Australia's premier newspaper group targeting the over 50's demographic. Six publications present inspirational, insightful and informative articles across a broad range of topics and issues related to older Australians. Every month our full colour Senior Traveller supplement is full of holiday destinations and travel ideas aimed at the mature traveller.



Change Champions

Change Champions is a leading Australian change management organisation that deliver practical, high quality toolkit seminars to showcase innovations and programs that have been implemented across the health care sector.



Total Retirement Solutions

Total Retirement Solutions, Australia’s complete information guide for seniors is a free, home delivered guide full of information on products, services, finance, retirement living and travel/leisure.



The Australian Medical Association (South Australia)

The Australian Medical Association (South Australia) is a membership organisation for medical practitioners. It is the South Australian state branch of the Australian Medical Association (AMA), which represents over 27,000 doctors Australia-wide. Our members are registered South Australian medical practitioners and medical students.



NSW Health.

Carers NSW. Carers NSW is an association for relatives and friends who are caring for people with a disability, mental illness, chronic condition or who are frail aged.

Disability Services
Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care

Disability Information Services

Disability Employment Services

Human Rights and Equal Opportunity

Indigenous Health Services

Health Infonet

Mental Health
Mental Health Association



Access e-bility
Australian Association for Families of Children with a Disability
Disability Online
Early learning programs for children with brain injuries
Learning about intellectual disabilities and health
Novita Childrens Services
Women With Disabilities Australia

Medications and Health Guides

Medicines Australia
Everyday Health
NHS Direct UK
Omni UK

Complementary Therapies

Listen and Learn - brain training programs
RealTime Health
Everyday Health

General Health

ABC Health Matters
Cochrane - Evidence based healthcare
HealthDirect Australia
Kids, Teens, Parents Health
MoodGYM Training Program
MEDLINEplus Health Information


Diversity at work


Government Portals
Business Portal
Communities Portal
Culture and Recreation Portal
Education Portal
Environment Portal
Families Portal
Geoscience Portal
Health Portal (HealthDirect)
Immigration Portal
Indigenous Portal
Industry Portal
Science Portal
Women’s Portal
Workplace Portal

Useful resources

Aged Care Australia
Australia Post- post codes
Australian Government Directory of Services
Australian Seniors Computer Clubs Association
Australian Taxation Office
Australian Taxation Office: Superannuation
Centrelink: Age Pension
Commonwealth Carelink Centre (free information on home support services for seniors, carers and people with disabilties)
Independent Living Centres Australian Inc (offer advice, products and equipment to assist with daily living activities)
The National Archives of Australia
The National Library of Australia
The National Museum of Australia
National Relay Service (enables text and voice telephony users to communicate with each other)
National Strategy for an Ageing Australia
ScreenSound Australia
Seniors Card
U3A: University of the Third Age
World time and dialling codes
White Pages
Yellow Pages

State or Local newspapers

Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
Northern Territory
South Australia
Western Australia
World news

ABC News Online
New York Times
Guardian Unlimited UK
New Zealand Herald
China Daily


Bureau of Meteorology
Global weather (Bureau of Meteorology)

The International Federation on Ageing
The United Nations
World Health Organisation
New Zealand Ministry of Social Policy
American Association of Retired Persons
The British High Commission
Canadian Senior Years
West of Scotland Seniors Forum
Age Concern England
Eurolink Age


Alzheimer's Support 
National Dementia Resources
Aged & Community Services Australia 
Australia Government, Department of Health & Ageing 
Australian Standard for Personal Response Monitoring AS-4607 
Australian Masters Aged Care Services
Enable New Zealand 
University of the Third Age Online Learning
Personal Emergency Response Services Association
Standards Australia e-health 
The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 









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