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Physiotherapy in Enhancing Mobility for Disabled Veterans

Mobility is a fundamental aspect of daily life, and for disabled veterans, regaining and improving mobility is often a top priority. Physiotherapy plays a pivotal role in helping disabled veterans enhance their mobility and regain their independence. In this article, we will explore the essential role of physiotherapy in the lives of disabled veterans, the […]

Adaptive Sports and Physiotherapy for Veterans

Adaptive sports have emerged as a powerful tool for veterans in their journey to recovery and rehabilitation. These sports offer not only physical activity and competition but also an opportunity for veterans to regain their confidence and sense of purpose. When combined with physiotherapy, adaptive sports become an invaluable resource for veterans seeking to overcome […]

Using Physiotherapy to Manage Chronic Pain in Veterans

Chronic pain is a prevalent and debilitating issue among veterans. It can stem from various sources, including combat-related injuries, musculoskeletal conditions, and other health challenges. For veterans, chronic pain can have a profound impact on their quality of life. In this article, we will delve into the prevalence of chronic pain among veterans and the […]

PTSD and Physiotherapy: A Holistic Approach to Veteran Care

The challenges faced by veterans go beyond the physical injuries they may have incurred during their service. Many veterans grapple with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a mental health condition that can significantly impact their well-being. In this article, we will delve into the complex relationship between PTSD and physiotherapy and how a holistic approach to […]

Common Musculoskeletal Injuries Among Veterans and How Physiotherapy Helps

Military service often demands physical resilience and endurance from veterans. However, it can also lead to a range of musculoskeletal injuries due to the physical demands and challenging conditions of service. Whether it’s combat-related trauma, heavy lifting, or long deployments, many veterans face these injuries upon returning to civilian life. In this article, we will […]

The Importance of Physiotherapy in Veteran Rehabilitation

When we think of veterans, we often associate them with strength, resilience, and unwavering dedication to their country. Yet, behind the valour and sacrifice lies a reality that many veterans face upon returning home—the need for rehabilitation. The journey to recovery can be long and arduous, marked by combat-related injuries, post-traumatic stress, and other challenges. […]

Physiotherapy for Veterans

Veterans: How Physiotherapy Changed My Life Every week, thousands of Australian veterans work together with their trusted physiotherapists on their journey to better health. For some, this looks like getting the care they need to recover from pain or injury so they can get back to normal, comfortable movement. For others, it’s getting help to […]

Informed Consent for Social Worker Services

The purpose of the following is to inform you about the provision of social worker services by Medilinks Australia Online Pty Ltd t/as VBA Health (“us”, “we” “VBA Health”) and for you to consent to receive social worker services from us and to our management of your personal information.

Part A

Social Worker Services

Type of Services

Social worker services include the following supports:

Part B

Management of Health and Medical Information

Collection of Personal Information

As part of providing social worker services to you, we need to collect and record personal information from you that is relevant to your situation, such as your name, contact information, medical history and other relevant information. This collection of personal information will be a necessary part of the services that are provided.

Viewing Your Accepted Conditions

The following steps will help view the accepted conditions of your DVA white card via the MyGov website.

Step 1:

Go to https://my.gov.au

Sign in to your myGov account using your Username and Password.

You can sign in to myGov using the following:

  • Your username (Your myGov username has 2 letters and 6 numbers. For example XY123456)
  • Your email address used to create your account
  • Your mobile number (if you have enabled this option)

After entering your login details you may be required to provide a one-time access code.

  • A one-time use code is sent by SMS to your mobile phone.

If you do not have a myGov account, you can create one by selecting Create myGov account on the myGov sign-in page.

Sign-in using the MyGov login page

Step 2:

Once you have logged into your account scroll down until you see the heading ‘Your Services’.

Your Services lists the government programs you access that offer online services through myGov. You should see ‘Department of Veteran Affairs’ listed here.

Select ‘Department of Veteran Affairs’.

If you do not see Department of Veteran Affairs listed you will have to link this service to your account (See the video below).

You can do this by selecting Link another service.

Select the DVA tile

Step 3:

This is your Department of Veterans’ Affairs My Service Home Page.

My Service allows you to access DVA services online such as:

  • Access support for a service-related condition or injury
  • Access your digital DVA Veteran Card
  • Lodge and track the status of your claims

Look in the middle column titled Claims.

Select Accepted Conditions.

Select Accepted Conditions from the Claims Menu

Step 4:

This page shows your digital DVA Veteran Card.

You will see information such as your Card NumberExpiryCard Type and the Conditions listed on your card.

Select the Conditions Listed drop-down menu to view the conditions listed on your card.

Step 5:

Select Print this Page in the top right-hand corner of the page to download your digital DVA Card as a PDF.

Alternatively, if accessing this on your mobile phone you can take a screenshot of this page. Depending on your phone you can:

  • Press the Side button and the Volume up button at the same time (iPhone)
  • Press the Power and Volume Down buttons at the same time

 

Video on how to log on and link my service: