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  1. Carer rights and recognition

    12 Dec 2017

    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...

  2. Caring for someone with mental illness

    12 Dec 2017

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

  3. Carer services - home help and support

    27 Nov 2017

    As circumstances change it is important to continually assess what services and home assistance will be most helpful...

  4. Carers from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds

    27 Nov 2017

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

  5. Financial support for carers

    27 Nov 2017

    The Australian and Victorian Governments offer a number of carer support services to people who provide care to someone with a disability or mental illness, with a medical condition, after an illness...

  6. Emergency or crisis support for carers

    27 Nov 2017

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

  7. Confidentiality and privacy in healthcare

    27 Nov 2017

    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. Making a complaint about disability services

    27 Nov 2017

    If you are unhappy with the way a disability service has treated you, you have the right to complain and to have your concerns addressed...

  9. Different stages of caring

    09 Nov 2017 Different stages of caring

    Carer roles can change, for example, from part-time to full-time care and back as a person’s care needs change...

  10. Disability and sexuality

    11 Oct 2017

    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...