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Incontinence pads government subsidy: the Continence Aids Payment Scheme (CAPS)

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Incontinence pads government subsidy: the Continence Aids Payment Scheme (CAPS)

INCONTINENCE PADS GOVERNMENT SUBSIDY - WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW about the CONTINENCE AIDS PAYMENT SCHEME (CAPS) Incontinence pads government subsidy Did you know you may be eligible for a government subsidy with regards to your need and use of incontinence pads? The Continence Aids Payment Scheme (CAPS) is a yearly non-taxable payment scheme offered by the Australian Government, which can provide financial relief to assist eligible people who have been diagnosed with permanent and severe incontinence. CAPS has been designed to help meet the cost of the affected person’s incontinence products. Who is eligible for CAPS? or Can I...

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PELVIC FLOOR / PELVIC FLOOR MUSCLE EXERCISES

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PELVIC FLOOR / PELVIC FLOOR MUSCLE EXERCISES

PELVIC FLOOR: What contributes to the weakening of pelvic floor muscles The pelvic floor is a region of muscles that encompass and can be described or depicted as a sling or hammock of muscles stretching from the pubic bone to the tailbone and are responsible for supporting the pelvic floor area. In females, pelvic floor muscles support the womb or uterus, bladder and bowel. In a male the pelvic floor muscles support the bladder and the bowel.     For females, the pelvic floor can be weakened due to supporting the weight of the uterus during pregnancy. A vaginal childbirth...

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What causes incontinence

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What causes incontinence? What is incontinence?
Incontinence is the involuntary loss of bladder and bowel control. There are several types of incontinence. Stress incontinence, Urge incontinence, Overactive incontinence, Hyperactive incontinence, Overflow incontinence, Mixed incontinence, Functional incontinence, Reflex incontinence.

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Funding for continence products | Continence Aids Payment Scheme (CAPS)

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Washable or disposable incontinence products can become a very costly burden, especially if the products are required for a long period of time. Fortunately, there are many different types of Government Funding Schemes offering financial support available at both a State and Federal / Commonwealth level. These schemes have different eligibility criteria. Assuming you are eligible, you may be able to apply for and obtain funding through several different schemes. National Funding SchemesContinence Aids Payment Scheme (CAPS) – which we will focus on for this blog postRehabilitation Appliances Program (RA) – for War veterans or War widows by the Department of...

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NDIS Funds Face Masks, Sanitiser and PPE

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Good news! The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) has confirmed that Participants within the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) are allowed to use their budget to fund the purchase of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including but not limited to: - Washable and reusable face masks- Hand sanitiser and other PPE products for NDIS Participants and their Carers. As at 04 August 2020, NSW and VIC NDIS Participants who rely on face-to-face support and assistance are able to claim the cost of any PPE, including masks and sanitiser. How to buy PPE using your NDIS Funds We are proud to offer the easiest and most simple...

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