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  1. Caring for someone with mental illness

    28 Feb 2019

    Being a carer for someone with a mental illness can be emotionally and physically demanding, but it can also be a rewarding experience...

  2. Carer rights and recognition

    23 Jan 2019

    Respect, consideration, recognition and support are some of the principles that guide how government departments, local councils and government-funded services work with carers and people who are...

  3. Foster care, permanent care and adoptive parent support services

    04 Jan 2019

    Provides an overview of the financial and family support services available to foster carers, families providing permanent care and adoptive parents...

  4. Elder abuse

    04 Jan 2019

    Any act occurring within a relationship where there is an implication of trust, which results in harm to an older person. Abuse may be physical, sexual, financial, psychological, social and/or...

  5. Disability and sexuality

    04 Jan 2019

    Sexuality is a key part of human nature. Expressing sexuality in satisfying ways is important for everyone, including people with a disability. Some people with disability may need additional support...

  6. Young carers

    04 Jan 2019

    Even though you are caring for someone else, it is important that you remember to take care of yourself...

  7. Confidentiality and privacy in healthcare

    03 Jan 2019

    There are laws that set out how healthcare professionals can collect and store your health information and when they are allowed to share it...

  8. Carers from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds

    08 Nov 2018

    Care in culturally and linguistically diverse communities may be supported by extended family networks...

  9. Emergency or crisis support for carers

    08 Nov 2018

    An emergency care plan is a set of instructions about caring for someone in the event that you are not able to...

  10. Patient and carer rights in hospital

    08 Nov 2018 Patient and carer rights in hospital

    You and your carers should expect clear communication about medical issues and treatment options and costs in hospital in a way that you can understand...