Brain Tumour Alliance Australia

A national brain tumour support organisation, focusing on support for brain tumour patients, their carers, and the families of patients, which brain tumours affect.

Website: https://www.btaa.org.au/

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Brain Injury South Australia

An organistation which supports people living with an acquired brain injury. Identifying needs and delivering specialised services where appropriate.

Website: http://braininjurysa.org.au/

Services offered: http://braininjurysa.org.au/services-and-enquiries/

NDIS Link: http://braininjurysa.org.au/ndis/

Brain Foundation

A-Z Disorders

The Brain Foundation’s A-Z of Brain Disorders aims to provide a resource for people newly-diagnosed with brain-related disorders, their friends and relatives, and health professionals.

The directory contains basic information, reviewed by medical experts, about the condition and where to turn for additional information and for support.

Website: https://brainfoundation.org.au/disorders/

Parkinson’s SA

Parkinson’s SA provides support, education and information to people living with Parkinson’s and other movement disorders, their carers, family, the community and health professionals.

Website: https://www.parkinsonssa.org.au/find-information

Services offered: A range of services are offered, including face to face counselling and a 24 hour support line, support groups, information and resources, seminars, education and referrals.

Stroke Foundation

Support Groups

Discover local stroke support groups across Australia, powered by stroke survivors and carers who want to see the benefits of peer support made available to as many people as possible.

Some groups cater for everyone in a local area, while others cater for particular age groups and interests. There are groups for people with aphasia, and groups for carers.

Website: https://strokefoundation.org.au/About-Stroke/Help-after-stroke/Local-stroke-support-groups-and-choirs

Look Good, Feel Better

Look Good Feel Better is a free national community service program run by the Cancer Patients Foundation, dedicated to teaching cancer patients how to manage the appearance-related side-effects caused by cancer treatment. Women, men and teens participate in practical workshop demonstrations covering skin care, make-up and head wear, leaving them empowered and ready to face their cancer diagnosis with confidence.
Workshops cover skincare techniques to address common side-effects like dryness and sun sensitivity; makeup tips to help correct and conceal redness, sallowness, pigmentation and dark circles as well as techniques for drawing on eyebrows; and advice on headwear including scarf styling and wig selection.
Look Good Feel Better workshops are open anyone undergoing treatment for any sort of cancer, free of charge.

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