CF Shopping List

Members can access items for their care and treatment as a full or partial subsidy for the costs associated with the care and treatment of CF. Assistance is capped at $500 per child (under 18 years) and $1,000 per adult per calendar year.

As every CF case varies we encourage you to Contact Us to discuss your personal needs, so we can connect you to the appropriate assistance. Access assistance by lodging a request online 

Here are some examples of items provided by CFACT:

 Essential Vitamins

Essential Vitamins

The mucous build up destroys the ability for the pancreas to absorb essential vitamins at adequate levels.

VitABDECK is prescribed by for CF Specialist and can be ordered through CFACT free of charge. A 12 month supply is provided for children and 6 month supply for adults. *Please note vitamins are accessed outside of the annual cap.

 

Equipment

Equipment

Saline and antibiotics are inhaled daily, which help loosen mucous where the lungs are vulnerable to infection. Ensure

Ensure that your equipment is up to date and working efficiently by having it checked by your CF Specialist Team at your next Clinic visit. If it is time for a new nebuliser, aerosol head or pep you can order these through CFACT. *Please note nebulisers are assessed outside of the annual cap.

 Keeping Fit with CF

Keeping Fit with CF

Regular physical activity is an essential part of treating CF and provides many benefits including increased lung capacity, promotes airway clearance, prevents bone loss and importantly encourages social inclusion and emotional activity.

CFACT will support your sport and fitness activities including sports registration, gym membership, personal training and exercise programs or uniform/equipment.

Keep these program going by becoming a regular giver today!