The Carer Gateway is a national phone and website service developed by the Department of Social Services (DSS) to provide practical information about services and support for carers.
Carers’ access to planned respite under the NDIS has been a major issue for carers from the beginning of the reform.
Adequate regulation and surveillance of residential aged care homes has become a high profile issue this year with media attention focused on the failure to care adequately for the elderly.
October was a busy month for Carers Australia, beginning with the hugely successful 7th International Carers Conference held at the Adelaide Convention Centre.
The keynote presentations filmed during the 7th International Carers Conference are now available on the Carers Australia website.
'What matters most to families in the 21st century?'
Offer available during National Carers Week.
Applications currently being assessed.
Help available with transition from existing supports.
Recommendations to review respite arrangements.