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Limbs 4 Life

Limbs 4 Life is the peak body for amputees in Australia and was founded as an incorporated charity in 2004. Limbs 4 Life provides services to tens of thousands of Australian amputees and their care givers, who rely on the programs and services for assistance prior to, during or after amputation.

Vision

Limbs 4 Life empowers amputees with knowledge and support to make a real difference, because no one should have to go through limb loss alone.

How Limbs 4 Life can help

Limbs 4 Life offers this support via:
  • the provision of: one-on-one peer support
  • current health-based literacy and wellbeing information
  • social inclusion events and activities; and
  • web-based (and social media) information and assistance tools

Importantly, Limbs 4 Life also seeks to raise awareness of amputees, minimise the stigmas people with limb loss in the community face, while working to encourage people to lead healthy lives that can reduce potential future limb amputations.

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This information was originally published on healthdirect - Limbs 4 Life.

Last reviewed: December 2020

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