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Caring for a person can be very demanding, but you are not alone. There is help and support available to help you with your caring role.

Carer Gateway service providers can tell you about respite services that may be available for you and the person you care for. They can help you to find respite care in your local area and answer questions about types and costs of respite. To find out more, visit Carer Gateway or call 1800 422 737, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Carer Gateway provides specialist services across Australia for carers, including counselling, advice and information. To find out more, visit the Carer Gateway website or call them on 1800 422 737.

Dementia Australia offers support, information, education and counselling for people with any type of dementia, their carers and family. To find out more, visit the Dementia Australia website or call the National Dementia Helpline on 1800 100 500.

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Last reviewed: April 2020

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