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Make your Family Taxi more Family Friendly

Make your Family Taxi more Family Friendly

Courtesy of David Galea Mechanical   Let's face it - Being the family taxi is tough! With the ongoing pressure to be everywhere and get everything done, it's easy to lose your cool. What you may not realise is there are a whole range of things that can add up to...

Children and Poisons

Children and Poisons

courtesy of Parentmedic NQ Accidental poisoning is common, especially among toddlers aged between one and three years, so an important number to have in your phone is the Poisons Helpline 13 11 26. Children explore their environment as part of their normal, natural...

Sunburn in Children

Sunburn in Children

with thanks to Parentmedic NQ North Queensland is home to some of the best weather all year-round. Swimming, going to the beach, boating, and enjoying the outdoors are all favourite past times for families. The beautiful weather also means that there is a chance of...

Treating Mosquito and Sand Fly Bites

Treating Mosquito and Sand Fly Bites

with thanks to Parentmedic NQ We are fortunate to live on the tropical north Queensland Coast, with plenty of sunshine, sand and sea. This also brings a warm climate with the unwanted effect of annoying flying insects called mosquitoes and sand flies (biting midges)....

Unmasking Back to School 2022

Unmasking Back to School 2022

Courtesy of RAR THERAPY So, we all know that life post Covid-19 is a bit different. 2020 was hard. 2021 was challenging. 2022 back to school is looking like a whole new ball game! Let’s break it down a little… Young children need structure and routine…. Older children...

Do you know what to do BEFORE performing CPR?

Do you know what to do BEFORE performing CPR?

Courtesy of Parentmedic NQ Summer fun around water can be fatal. Would you know how to respond if you were in a situation where a family member or friend was unconscious? 62 people drowned in Queensland in 2020. 77% of those who drowned were male and there were six...

What to do when a Snake Bites!

What to do when a Snake Bites!

Courtesy of Parentmedic NQ Summer is here in north Queensland and with the warmer weather, snakes are more active. Numerous adults and children have presented to the Emergency Department this year, so would you know what to do in the case of a snake bite? If a person...

Christmas is Coming

Christmas is Coming

By Katrina Pacey DIRECTOR / PRINCIPAL CLINICIAN RAR THERAPY The shops are filling with the sound of carols and bells, tinsel is appearing in our streets and shopfronts, reminders of the ‘silly season’ are beginning to assault our ears and eyes wherever we go. It is...

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