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Carers Victoria

Carers Victoria is recognised and funded as the peak body for carers and caring families in Victoria. They work collaboratively with Carers Australia and other State and Territory-based carer associations to represent, advocate, and provide carer services on behalf of carers throughout Australia.

As a not-for-profit organisation, Carers Victoria provides advice, information and support to carers to improve their health, wellbeing, capacity and resilience. They operate a number of State-wide services which are available to help carers navigate the different challenges they may face.

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Carers Victoria - Caring & stress

The demands of caring can sometimes feel relentless and many carers experience physical, mental or emotional tension related to their caring role

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Carers Victoria - Victorian Young Carer Action Team (VYCAT)

VYCAT aims to raise awareness of young carers in the community and are involved in a variety of tasks, including training workshops, presenting to the media and running information sessions throughout the community

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Carers Victoria - Publications

We have produced or contributed to a wide range of publications, multimedia and factsheets about our work, caring and issues related to caring.

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Carers Victoria - About respite

Having a break or taking some time to relax can be good for both you and the person you are caring for. This is often called respite.

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Carers Victoria - NDIS

The national roll out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme started on the 1 July 2016

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Carers Victoria - Factsheets for carers

Practical information in a short, easy to read format. We have produced or contributed to a number of factsheets about caring and issues related to caring.

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Carers Victoria - Information & advice

Carers Victoria can help you with information and advice to support you at each stage of your caring journey. Call Carers Victoria on 1800 242 636.

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Carers Victoria - Talk things over

Caring families often feel alone and unsupported. It can help to talk things over with somebody who is not emotionally involved perhaps other carers or a professional counsellor.

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Carers Victoria - Emergency planning

Your Emergency Care Plan lists contact details of the people who have agreed to give emergency support to the person you care for

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Carers Victoria - Carelink

The Commonwealth Carelink Centre provides free information about local services and supports available to help people with care needs continue to live independently in their own home

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