Healthdirect Free Australian health advice you can count on.

Medical problem? Call 1800 022 222. If you need urgent medical help, call triple zero immediately

healthdirect Australia is a free service where you can talk to a nurse or doctor who can help you know what to do.

beginning of content

Search results for: "carers"

service category

Find a service: Carers

enter a location
  • {{prefLabel}}

Carers Week

Held from 11 to 17 October, Carers Week is about recognising and celebrating the outstanding contribution unpaid carers make to Australia.

Read more

Young carers

Links to trusted information about young carers.

Read more

Health and safety of carers of persons with dementia

Trusted information about dementia and the health and safety of carers, including how carers can feel safe, comfortable and independent

Read more

Respite care for carers of people with dementia

Trusted information about respite care for carers of people with dementia, including types, assessments, costs and general worries in relation to respite care

Read more

Help and support for carers of people with dementia

Trusted information on caring for someone with dementia, including help and support for family, friends and carers of people living with dementia

Read more

CT scans - information for parents and carers

This content provides parents and carers with information to support them in making the decision of whether to proceed with a CT scan, including cone beam CT scans used in dental care.

Read more

More information about respite

Trusted information about respite care for people with dementia and their carers, including contact details to support services.

Read more

Assessment for respite

Trusted information about assessment for respite care for people with dementia and their carers, including referrals and the process

Read more

Types of respite

Trusted information about different types of respite care for people and their carers, including day respite, overnight respite, community respite and emergency respite.

Read more

End of life issues: nursing, treatments and procedures

Trusted information for carers on end of life issues for the person they are caring for such as surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy.

Read more

Caring for someone with anxiety

Caring for someone with anxiety is a big and challenging responsibility, the resources on this page offer information, advice and support for carers.

Read more

Check your symptoms Find a health service

Healthdirect 24hr 7 days a week hotline

24 hour health advice and information you can count on

1800 022 222

Government Accredited with over 140 information partners

We are a government-funded service, providing quality, approved health information

Australian Government, health department logo ACT Government logo New South Wales government, health department logo Northen Territory Government logo Government of South Australia, health department logo Tasmanian government logo Government of Western Australia, health department logo
Feedback