Disclaimer

Limitation of liability

To the fullest extent permissible at law the State of Western Australia and the Child and Adolescent Health Service (CAHS) and their respective officers, employees, agents and others acting under their control are irrevocably and unconditionally released from any and all liability to each person or organisation using this website as a result of any information being incorrect. 

Information and content 

The information provided is correct to the best of our knowledge, but no warranty as to accuracy is given and each person or organisation should not act on the basis of its contents without taking appropriate independent advice. 

The information and materials on this website are made available on the understanding that they do not constitute professional or expert advice. 

Health and medical information 

The information provided on this website is provided for information purposes only. If you are a patient using this website, you should seek assistance from a healthcare professional when interpreting these materials and applying them to your individual circumstances. 

If you have any concerns about your health, consult your doctor. Information provided on this website does not imply endorsement of third-party services or products and cannot provide you with health and medical advice. 

Social media guidelines

We expect that comments and posts will be respectful and understanding of other users’ views. To ensure that our social media platforms are a place for open discussion within a safe community space, we have put some social media guidelines in place. CAHS social media accounts are a place where we encourage open discussion within a safe community space.

We expect that comments and posts will be respectful and understanding of other users’ views. To ensure that that this remains a safe community space, we have put some guidelines in place.

Any posts or comments that we consider:
  • offensive 
  • discriminatory (racist, sexist, homophobic or other forms of hate speech - attacking people based on their race, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age)
  • abusive (name-calling, harassment, trolling, threatening or accusatory content/language)
  • widely upsetting to the community

will either be hidden or deleted. If the user continues to breach the above guidelines they will be blocked from the account.

Any user who continues to maintain views that we consider outside of medical opinion (and are contradicted by evidence based research and expertise), that could pose a risk to individual and community health, will be blocked from the account.

Content that is:
  • defamatory, false or misleading
  • off topic
  • seeks endorsement or advertises businesses and causes
  • in breach of privacy and confidentiality of patients
will also be hidden or deleted.

Please ensure you also comply with WA Health’s Social Media Terms of Use and any content you share observes Facebook’s Statement of Rights and Responsibilities and Community Standards.

User comments on our social media platforms do not necessarily represent the official view of CAHS or WA Health.

You can refer to the WA Health Social Media policy.

Links to other websites 

Links to other websites are inserted for your convenience and do not constitute endorsement of material at those sites, or any associated organisation, product or service. It is the responsibility of the user to make their own decisions about the relevance or accuracy, currency and reliability of information found on those sites. 

Viruses 

We do not represent or warrant that any files obtained from or through this website are free from computer viruses or other defects. The State of Western Australia and CAHS are not liable to you or anyone else if there is any interference with, or damage to your computer systems arising out of your use of this website or an external site, including but not limited to the transmission of any computer virus or malware.