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CarerHelp

CarerHelp has been built by the Australian Family Carer Toolkit Project. This project is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health.

Caring for someone at the end of their life is a very important role. People who do this help the person they care for and that person’s family and friends.

Vision and mission

CarerHelp aims to empower carers who provide care to someone with a terminal illness. The CarerHelp website provides resources to support carers through:

  • access to high quality information and resources that support them in the carer role
  • nowledge of the services available to carers
  • an understanding of what to expect when someone is dying
  • a greater sense of control over their role
  • better communication with the health care team, family and friends
  • information and resources around maintaining wellbeing

How CarerHelp can help

CarerHelp provides access to useful and trustworthy information, tools, articles and videos. These resources can help carers of those with palliative care needs understand what to expect, improve communication and support their own well being.

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Last reviewed: April 2020

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Home Care Tips - Carer Library

Find information and resources to support you in caring for a parent, spouse, partner, child, relative or friend with terminal illness at home.

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Services & Information - Carer Library

Find information and resources on services to support you in caring for a person with terminal illness.

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Symptoms - Carer Library

Learn what are the common symptoms experienced by persons at the end of life, needing palliative care, or are dying.

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Relationships - Carer Library

Find information and resources to support you in maintaining relationships and intimacy when caring for a person with terminal illness.

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Death & Dying - Carer Library

Find information and resources to help you care for a person with terminal illness at home and prepare for their end of life.

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Population Groups - Carer Library

Find specific resources on caring for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBT, cultural groups, and persons living in rural and remote areas.

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Grief & Loss - Carer Library

Find information and resources to support you in coping with grief, bereavement and sadness after the death of a loved one.

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CarerHelp Videos - Carer Library

Watch videos on how to recognise when a person is dying, how to provide care for them, what to do when they die and how to cope with grief.

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COVID-19 Resources for Carers - CarerHelp

COVID-19 coronavirus resources and pointers for carers of persons at the end of life from CarerHelp.

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Carer Library - CarerHelp

Find information and resources to support your specific needs as a carer.

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