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.
Caring for others
Caring for someone else is a big responsibility and it can be challenging. Here’s information, advice and support for carers.
Caring for someone with cancer
If you care for someone with cancer, find useful information and resources here on carer roles, emotional and financial support for you, and more.
Caring for someone with a mental health disorder
Caring for someone with mental health problems brings unique challenges. Communication can be a struggle for many, while you yourself will need support.
Respite care for carers of people with dementia
Caring for a person with dementia can be rewarding, but it can be physically and emotionally tiring. It’s important to take regular breaks from your caring role (respite).
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.
Aged care services
As you get older you may need extra help managing everyday activities. There are many different types of aged care services , as well as respite services for carers. You can find out if you are eligible via an assessment process which varies from state to state.
Caring for someone can be physically and emotionally exhausting, but regular breaks can help relieve stress. Find out about respite care here.
Caring for someone with dementia
Caring for someone with dementia can be frustrating and stressful at times, but there are organisations that can help with training and support.
Palliative care is holistic care that aims to improve the quality of life of people who are dying. Read about the range of services available.