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All links reviewed and considered to be quality evidence based external education

Health Professionals  I  Indigenous Health Professionals  I  Organ Donation  I  Youth links

Our sister sites: kidneycancer.org.au * homedialysis.org.au

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MIND & BODY WELLNESS - 'FOOD' FOR A HEALTHIER LIFE

Support Groups, Message Boards & social networking
Find dates for KHA Kidney Club meetings & links to external social networking>


Emotional
and wellness resources - refer our Mind, Body & CKD
 Our webpage Finance - information for anyone with a chronic disease

Kidney health education resources - www.checkmykidneys.org.au



FOR KIDNEY PATIENTS, THEIR FAMILY & FRIENDS

Chronic Disease Self-management Patient Guides - Living with Kidney Failure Kidney Health Australia

Kidney Patient Charters and Principles of Care

Dialysis Options

Home Dialysis First stop for education on this topic - our sister site homedialysis.org.au 

Kidney Transplantation

Conservative or Palliative Care - with Kidney Disease

Treatment Options - for kidney disease & end stage kidney failure


For Indigenous Australians Indigenous Kidney Stories - Flipchart series

*No 1 The work of your kidneys            *No 2 When your kidneys get sick 
*No 3 Living with Kidney Disease         *No 4 Treatment options and pathways 
*No 5 Haemodialysis                             *No 6 Peritoneal dialysis       
*No 7 Fistula and Catheter                    *No 8 Diet and kidney disease 
*No 9a Palliative care for people with sick kidneys 
*No 9b Palliative care for people with sick kidneys 
*No 10 Transplant x 4: Introduction - Tests required - Surgery - Life after transplant

Download KHA Kidney Story support posters - display in clinic or use as education tools for your visitors
*How do my kidneys work?   *Are your kidneys OK?   *What is a Kidney Health Check?    *Keep Strong Longer

Stories about stages of kidney disease, dialysis and treatment options. Graphics tell these stories simply - useful for Health Professionals, patients with English as 2nd language. Flipcharts are large documents - take time to load (primarily for health professionals - working with clients, but interesting to all).

Kidney Stories produced by Northern Territory Government - Contact Susan Poppe - Senior Nurse, Renal Services Advisor, 2nd Floor Health House, 87 Mitchell Street, Darwin NT - call 08 8999 2406 - susan.poppe@nt.gov.au

'Kidney Stories' is now available from Darwin University Print Shop - price dependent on quantity order. Contact Scott Chamberlain 08 8946 6300 uniprint@cdu.edu.au or www.cdu.edu.au  'Kidney Stories' now part of Sharing the Full & True Stories - in 'About Chronic Conditions Project (Kidney Disease) 

Heart Smart Mobstyle Indigenous Australian Health National Heart Foundation - for students and teachers
Renal Resource Centre - see Aboriginal health - patients & health professionals

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet Gateway site for quality kidney health and chronic disease in Australia

Transplant story: A personal journey - Menzies School of Health Research (video)
Indigenous Australian man has living donor transplant which lasted 24 years background/ video excerpt>
Menzies resources> Menzies School of Health Research 08 8922 8196 or info@menzies.edu.au

For parents of kidney kids - to read together

Livewire.org.au Safe online hub for young people (10 to 20) living with serious illness, chronic health condition or disability. Awesome articles, videos, blog - and music player for music online! Regular competitions for epic prizes.




GLOBAL CKD, DIALYSIS AND TRAVEL

Kidney Health Australia pages onsite

  • Australian Dialysis Unit Guide KHA's online guide to Renal Units in Australia
    • Dialysis and Travel Guide Good travel on dialysis advice, plus links to info on travel destinations those on daiysis may consider for local and international locations.
  • International Federation of Kidney Foundations www.ifkf.org KHA is a long term member of this group
    - Refer to their detailed Inventory of IFKF Members - contact IFKF Members, as they are a great source of their local information on dialysis, quality of care, reliability, charges and other concerns.

Translated Kidney Health Education Resources in many languages
Kidney Health Australia Translated Resources flyers, posters with simple English versions also available.

DonateLife - family support resources (includes Australian Organ Donor Register Form) and brochures: Understanding Death and Donation and In Reflection - Arabic; Chinese (traditional); Chinese (simplified); Greek; Hindi; Italian; Spanish; Turkish; Vietnamese; Korean; Dinka; Somali; Dari; Punjabi; Indonesian (Bahasa); Macedonian; Serbian; Croatian.



SPECIFIC KIDNEY AND URINARY CONDITIONS

Health problems related to kidney failure, CKD and dialysis

Cancer of the kidney, renal carcinoma - our sister site kidneycancer.org.au

Australia

International (many in multiple languages)

Cardiovascular or heart disease

Diabetes and CKD

Kidney Stones

Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD), Cystic Disease and Renal Dysplasia

Rare conditions, Resources, Support Groups both international and Aussie Kidney Clubs

Urinary health - conditions and problems- Urinary Health KHA page promotes better urinary system health

Urinary Health - KHA page promotes better urinary system health

Urinary health - for men and their families



National Relay Service 
www.relayservice.com.au

Phone solution for those with hearing or speech impairment - use to connect

TTY/Voice 133 677  |  Speak & Listen (SSR) 1300 555727
www.iprelay.com.au/call/index.aspx


Updated 30 June 2014. Disclaimer: links have been recommended by our health team and are provided for your convenience. Although the quality of these sites has been reviewed, Kidney Health Australia takes no responsibility for their content or reliability. Listing should not be taken as our endorsement. Other sites may link to our site without our knowledge or permission. If a link is not connecting we appreciate advice by email khis@kidney.org.au

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Last updated: Jul 2014.