Allied Health Link Round Up Blog – November & December 2020

We at ALLIED HEALTH SUPPORT SERVICES are looking to save you precious time and resources wherever we can. Hence we are launching a regular LINK ROUND UP BLOG for your perusing pleasure! Read on, save for later, and share on social media. Outlined below are some awesome links YOU, as an allied health professional, need to know about right now…

This month’s LRUB focuses on men’s health! 

On November 19, International Men’s Day celebrated the positive value men bring to their families, communities and the world. We highlight positive role models and raise awareness of men’s well-being. This year’s theme is “better health for men and boys.”

Men’s Health Facts

According to Mandate, five men die every hour from a disease that could have been prevented through early detection & intervention.

The leading cause of DEATH for Australian males is heart disease.

Prostate cancer kills more men than breast cancer kills women.

The rate of suicide is 3.5 x higher for men than women.

 

What you need to know about prostate cancer

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month – a great chance to promote awareness and knowledge of the disease.

Three facts about PROSTATE CANCER

Estimated number of new cases of prostate cancer diagnosed in 2020

Estimated number of deaths from prostate cancer in 2020

Prostate cancer FACT SHEET

 

Men’s Health Week has provided infographics highlighting the state of mental health, in all its forms, around the world. Click the link to find out what the 7 Health Facts Men Need To Know are.

 

Resources

Awesome resources and up to date research for health professionals – there is a series of 13 clinical summary guidelines to assist health professionals to work with male client’s effectively. Have a look HERE.

 

Mr. Perfect

Mr Perfect is a grassroots charity that brings men together, at BBQs in local parks across Australia, to create community and connection.  Head over to the website and check out their blogs, forums, and men’s health directory!

Blokes Psychology

A service dedicated to improving the mental health and well-being of boys & men. Check their website to find out more about who they are and the services they offer.

Center for Men

Counselling for Men, Women & Children | Mentoring and Support | Rites of Passage

EveryMan

EveryMan is trialling a new support service to help combat a predicted rise in domestic and family violence (DFV) during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Guide: premature ejaculation

Review the most recent guidelines for defining, diagnosing and managing premature ejaculation in your patients.

eBook by ESSA

ESSA reminds Australian men that it’s important to take care of your body and mind, and it’s time that all men start prioritising their health, no matter their age. ESSA’s Exercise for Kids eBook is a handy resource for how to engage young boys in physical activity, even if they’re living with a health condition.

Men’s Line Australia

MensLine Australia is a professional telephone and online support and information service for Australian men.  Find forum news and information on their website.


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Blogs & Influencers

8 Instagram Accounts That Are Getting Men to Talk About Their Health

These influential guys are open to discussion around men’s health. From cancer diagnoses to yoga inclusivity, they’re creating communities, breaking down stereotypes, raising men’s health awareness, and providing daily motivation to live your healthiest life.

If You Think Staff Support is Just Friday Beers and a Ping-Pong Table, You’re Wrong – a guest blog by Tyson Tripcony, Fuel Your Life Managing Director.

The Health Problems Facing Australian Men Today – here’s a round-up of what men should be looking out for, and talking about.

The Importance of Men’s Health for Different Ages – understanding and being aware of the key health issues men face, and what can be done to avoid them.

 

Visit at Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists website

 

Research

Differences in treatment choices for localised prostate cancer diagnosed in private and public health services – The Medical Journal of Australia, VOLUME 213, ISSUE 9

PDE-5i Management of Erectile Dysfunction After Rectal Surgery: A Systematic Review Focusing on Treatment Efficacy – American Journal of Men’s Health,  Volume: 14 issue: 5,

 

Private Practice & Business

Beyond pain logo

Beyond Pain

Beyond Pain works with small, medium and large organisations on early intervention programs, injury prevention programs and corporate wellness programs to minimise the risk of chronic illness. Beyond Pain run strategic programs and training on Workplace Culture and Wellbeing to help reduce injuries and improve workplace culture.

Tyson E. Franklin

Helping podiatrists become happy podiatrists! Tyson is offering podiatrist business coaching. He is also an inspiring speaker, author and podcast host. Find out more by visiting his website!

 

” Do you want to DEVELOP or GROW your Occupational Therapy Service? Consultation, support & supervision available online” 

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Self-Care

Credit to Mandate

 

Events

Webinar 12: Men and e-Mental Health – This webinar is suitable for GPs and GP registrars who are interested in improving outcomes for patients with mental health conditions.

DadStuff – monthly webinars for dads – FREE webinars for dads, father-figures and families. Find out more!

Special Edition – Australasian COVID-19 Virtual Conference – assembled by the Communicable Diseases Network Australia, the Public Health Laboratory Network, the Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases and the Public Health Association of Australia.

Featured event

4th Annual Palliative Care, Aged Care, Dementia Care and Mental Health Forum

4th Annual Palliative Care,

ASA2021 Brisbane – The 27th Annual Conference of the Australasian Sonographers Association will be held in Brisbane, 28th – 30th May 2021.

 

Thank you all so much for your kind words of support throughout the year, I absolutely and truly appreciate connecting with each of you.

 

Wishing EVERYONE a wonderful restful break with your loved ones… Happy Christmas!

 

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Check out these great links, services and resources and let us know how we can help you! Until next time, let’s support each other! #alliedhealthprofessionalsrule

 

Sarena Jones

Director @ Allied Health Support Services

Founder @ Australian Allied Health Awards

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