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Carers Week

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

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Young carers

Links to trusted information about young carers.

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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More information about respite

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

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Assessment for respite

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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