If you are travelling within Australia and/or overseas, in emergency medical situations, it is essential to have a comprehensive Health Passport & Portfolio that remains with you.
Pre-Plan your Health Requirements
1.Have a Heart & Blood Pressure check
2. Ensure you have current medications & Prescriptions
3. Pathology request forms When required for testing whilst away. Planning is necessary for collection locations
4. Remember Fire Safety.
Fire Extinguisher (in date)
Fire Blanket and RV Fire Plan
Ambulance 000 or 112 (mobile),
Denise is focussed on maintaining the health of the travelling grey nomad Aussie wide.To accomplish this she has authored a self managed health portfolio that you record your medical history and records.It's companion small sized (11 x 16 cms) medical health passport, that she recommends you carry in the glove box of your vehicle.Having your medical records in this form facilitates more accurate diagnosis by doctors / doctor or medical professionals in any emergency or emergencies that you may encounter while travelling in Australia. Grey nomads / nomad should plan their trips and to help in this Kerry's Korner offers information on places and safety in a practical approach.This web site also offers the grey nomad medical advise on a number of common medical ailments (Ear, Blepharitis, Delerium, Meliodosis, Urinary incontinence and Cardiac emergencies to name a few).
Do you have problems with your Hearing, Bone Spurs , Eyes, Falls, Delerium, Incontinence this further reading may give you the answer!