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Respite care for carers of people with dementia

There are many ways to get respite care. Here is some information about the different types of respite care available and programs to look into.

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Young carers

Links to trusted information about young carers.

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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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Health and safety of carers of persons with dementia

It’s very important for carers of people with dementia to look after their own health and make sure the home environment is safe for them as well.

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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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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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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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Video: caring for someone with dementia

Watch these videos to learn from an expert about care options in Australia for people with dementia and which help is available for dementia carers.

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End-of-life 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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CT scans and radiation exposure in children and young people

Information on CT scans and radiation exposure in children and young people for parents and carers, professionals who referrer children for CT scans, providers of medical imaging services and dental healthcare professionals.

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Respite care

Trusted information on respite care in Australia, including where it occurs, who provides it and what it costs, plus useful facts and figures on respite care.

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