Carers Australia welcomes tonight’s Budget announcement that an additional $300 million over ten years will be invested to help fund a new, reformed model of Disability Employment Services (DES).
Our submission to a timely review, given the effects on respite care access of reforms in both residential and community aged care.
Our Submission to the Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee.
Recent legislation changes will negatively impact new carers.
Carers Australia details the importance of supported employment to people with disability and their carers.
Background info and more detail on today's announcement.
A more integrated and nationally consistent model of service delivery.
More Home Care Packages needed for the aged.
Increased subsidies and greater availability needed for respite.
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.