Diseases - Carer Library


It can be helpful to have some understanding of diseases and conditions. These websites provide information about a range of diseases and have resources that can help build an understanding of what to expect.

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A guide for people with cancer, their families and friends (pdf, 735kb), Cancer Council
Cancer Australia
Cancer Council
Living with Advanced Cancer (pdf, 490kb), Cancer Council
Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia


Dementia Australia
Dementia guide, Dementia Australia

Motor neurone disease

MND Australia
Motor Neurone Disease Association

Parkinson’s disease

For carers, Parkinson's Australia
Health Direct
Parkinson’s Australia


Health Direct
National Stroke Association
Stroke Foundation