Service request form. MS Advisor Specialised support from a health professional, wherever you are. Health professional programs. Employment support The MS Employment Support Service is the only MS specialist employment service for people living with multiple sclerosis in Australia that can help you succeed at work, whether that is staying in your current job or finding new employment. Real employment stories.
Real employment stories Hear from real people sharing their personal stories of living with multiple sclerosis and how this impacted their working life. Working with multiple sclerosis webinars We run a number of webinars about working with multiple sclerosis. Employers The MS Employment Support Service ESS has many keen and experienced job seekers that are interested in administration, office support and customer service work.
MS Pre-planning. MS Pre-planning Pre-planning is all about ensuring you are supported to understand the NDIS and what that means for you, including what information you need to provide and knowing what to ask for when you decide to access the scheme. MS Occupational Therapy Assessment MS Occupational Therapy Assessment is all about supporting you to be as independent as possible, and to keep participating at home, work and socially. MS Physiotherapy Assessment MS Physiotherapy Assessment is all about developing strategies to better manage your symptoms, improve your mobility and to be as independent as possible.
MS Continence Assessment Continence is a sensitive and intimate issue, and is a more common symptom than you may think. MS Exercise Assessment Exercise physiology and personal training is all about health and wellness, and putting an exercise program in place that works in with your symptoms. MS Case Management. Education and Wellbeing Education.
Upcoming programs. Upcoming programs Upcoming programs. Webinar library A list of recordings of previous webinars, to view click on the topic and it will take you to the page with the associated handouts and further reading. Health professionals We can provide lots of information about supporting your patients and clients to live well with multiple sclerosis. Upcoming health professional programs. Upcoming health professional programs Upcoming health professional programs.
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Community participation groups Community participation groups are all about coming together with others to learn new skills, enjoy social activities and have some fun. MS Residential.
MS Residential Sometimes people living with multiple sclerosis reach a point where they are no longer able to access the level of support and services they need in their home anymore. MS Short term accommodation Short term accommodation is all about taking a short break away from home, in a place that can support your needs properly. MS Respite Our facility-based respite takes place in a purpose-designed centre where the person living with multiple sclerosis can visit for a set number of weeks, or for shorter periods. Find local services Find local services.
Get help speaking up - advocacy Get help speaking up - advocacy. NDIS services. NDIS services The National Disability Insurance Scheme is a major social reform offering a new way of providing support and services for people living with disability or significant impairment under the age of What is the NDIS? Getting ready. Getting ready Getting ready for the NDIS with our handy tools, info sheets, checklists and schedule of our upcoming info sessions. How we can help you How we can help you. Access Request Form. MS Support Coordination.
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Living well Living well with multiple sclerosis is possible and we are here to help you do just that! Symptom management. Emotional support Emotional support. Preparing for emergencies Preparing for emergencies.
Driving Driving. Managing falls Falls are very common for people living with multiple sclerosis. Smoking Driving. Wellbeing support We want to help people living with multiple sclerosis and their loved ones live well with the condition, and it is important to view this in a holistic way. Nutrition - Eat Well Live Well. Nutrition - Eat Well Live Well For many people with multiple sclerosis, making positive changes to their diet is an important way of regaining some control and improving their quality of life while living with an unpredictable and chronic health condition. Nutritional tool.
Nutritional tool Nutritional tool. Healthy eating guidelines Healthy eating guidelines. Fat facts Foods can have a combination of saturated and unsaturated fats in them. Superfoods Superfoods. Supplements Ideally we would obtain all our nutritional needs from a well balanced diet rich in nutrients. Specific diets for multiple sclerosis Many people living with multiple sclerosis are interested in diets specific to the disease.
Tips for success Tips for success. Bliss balls Bliss balls. Blueberry smoothie dessert Blueberry smoothie dessert. Chickpea snack Chickpea snack. Guacamole Guacamole. Herbed lentil pate Herbed lentil pate. Hummus Hummus. Kale smoothie Kale smoothie. Lightly toasted nut balls Lightly toasted nut balls.
Linseed and date balls Linseed and date balls. Loaded yoghurt Loaded yoghurt. Mango smoothie Mango smoothie. Moist bran muffins Moist bran muffins. Organic spelt fruit muffins Organic spelt fruit muffins. Pear-fection muffins Pear-fection muffins. Power pack Power pack. Rise and shine juice Rise and shine juice. Roasted vegetable salad with kidney beans Roasted vegetable salad with kidney beans. Salmon patties Salmon patties. Slowcooker vegetable rice Slowcooker vegetable rice. Summer berry muffins Summer berry muffins.
Veggie soup Veggie soup. Warm spinach salad with tuna Warm spinach salad with tuna. Exercise Regular recreation, active living and a personalised exercise program can help you to live well with multiple sclerosis. Get your ACT together The Get your ACT together tool focuses on three common symptoms of MS: emotions, fatigue, and continence While the content is designed by people in the ACT, for people in the ACT, it includes information that is useful for all people living with multiple sclerosis, wherever you live.
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What a CVS volunteer does. What a CVS volunteer does A CVS volunteer shares stories, reads or listens to a book, shares a hobby, interest or activity, has a cuppa and chat, takes a walk or goes on an outing, is happy to watch a TV show with someone, brings a family pet or children to visit. Volunteer resources. Bethany Lamont. Mark Crockett. Amanda Campbell. Bill Pegus. Tim's Story. Tim's Story Tim's Story.
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