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Carers SA

Carers SA is a not for profit organisation that values and supports family carers in South Australia .

Carers SA’s mission is to promote, assist, empower and enhance the lives of family carers. Our core work includes:
  • Raising the profile of family carers, their caring role and contribution to our community
  • Providing direct services and supports to family carers and the people they care for
  • Providing information, advice, education and training
  • Connecting carers into local supports and services to meet their holistic needs
  • Initiating and promoting partnerships and collaboration with other organisations to better support family carers
  • Advocating and campaigning for change to improve the lives of family carers

We work to:
  • Improve the health, wellbeing, resilience and financial security of family carers
  • Ensure that caring is a shared responsibility of family, community and Government

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Carers SA - Caring for an Older Person

Our population is ageing rapidly, and many people look after older or frail family members. Most people don’t think about their aged care needs until an unexpected event or health problem occurs. If this happens, it can be a confusing and emotional time, for everyone involved. If you find yourself in this situation, Carers SA can help you.

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NDIS Fact Sheet - Carers SA

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) was developed to assist people with significant and permanent disability under the age of 65 years, including their families and carers.

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Carers SA - Carer Support Programs

Carers SA provide a range of services to support carers. This includes activity groups, support sessions, social outings, retreats and educational workshops. Individual support, information and advice can be provided over the phone or by making a time to meet with one of our friendly staff.

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Taking Care of You - Carers SA

Looking after yourself is paramount to both your own wellbeing and your ability to maintain your role as a carer. Taking care of all aspects of your life, including your mental and physical health, will increase the likelihood that you stay well, so that you can continue to support the person you are caring for.

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Carers SA - Respite - Taking A Break

It’s okay to admit you need a break from the challenging role of being a carer. We can help you to explore options and plan flexible respite that best meets both your needs and the needs of the person you are caring for.

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Carers SA - Caring for Someone with a Disability

The needs of people living with a disability are diverse, and we understand that every situation is different. Getting the right help can mean an improved quality of life for the person you are caring for, and support for you.

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Read About System Reforms - Carers SA

There are a variety of support systems available through the government and other organisations, that can assist you in your caring role. Contact our knowledgeable, friendly team for advice specific to your situation.

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Caring, Working & Finances - Carers SA

There is a variety of support systems in place, including benefits and concessions, available through the government and other organisations, that can avoid you carrying the responsibilities of caring alone.

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Carers SA - Counselling - Talk things over

Our carer counselling program can link you to a qualified professional who has an understanding of the issues carers face.

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Carers SA - Anyone, Anytime, Can Be a Carer. Are you?

Are you helping a family member or a friend in their day to day life?

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