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Carers Help

Carers Help

 

You are Not Alone - A Carer's Journey is written by carers for carers (and its still free)

Emergency REDiPlan: Household preparedness for people with a disability, their families and carers -booklet| easy English booklet | easy English emergency workbook

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Oral Care for Older Adults

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Caring for others ... all about - Better Health Channel

Caring for others is rewarding but it can be stressful. Support is available from government services and other organisations. You may be a carer of an elderly person or someone with dementia, Alzheimer's disease, motor neurone disease or another condition. Children with Down syndrome, autism or a disability may need special care.

 

Being a carer has many rewards but the constant demands can leave you feeling exhausted and alone. You may be looking after a child or someone who is elderly, sick or disabled. Learn more about being a carer and find support to help you cope.
 

Care for carers

Carers need to look after themselves and take respite breaks when needed. Information, help and support are available.

Home care

Support may be available when you care for someone at home. Find out about local support services for carers.

Children

Support is available for parents and families and for carers of children in foster or permanent care.

Dementia

Dementia affects many aspects of a person’s life. Information and support can help family and friends to cope.

 

Disability

Disability presents a range of challenges for carers. Find out about specialist support and advice.

 

Mental illness

Mental illness is common. Yet it is often misunderstood and can be difficult for family and friends to deal with.

 

Palliative care

Palliative care offers a person with a terminal illness some control over their quality of life and support for carers.

 

More information

http://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/bhcv2/bhcarticles.nsf/pages/Carers_theme_page?open

 

 

 

 

You can make a difference - Part 1

 

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You can make a difference - Part 3

 

You can make a difference - Part 4

 

Ready4work - Interviewing People

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Disability Support Workers

 

Ready4work- Interviews with

Disability services

 

Starting a Conversation

Young Carers in WA

 

My Life as a Young Carer

 

Home Hospice Australia

A Community Program for Carers

 

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