Resources

Caring in the Aboriginal Community

This learning resource was created by Carer Support with the assistance of the Government of South…

Cooking

Nutrition and Cooking

Carer Support and Sprout have teamed up to provide carers with an online program. This program has…

Relaxing

Calming Down

If you're feeling overwhelmed, there are two techniques to calm your body so you can clarify your…

Housework

Share the Load

Do you feel like you're the only person doing work in the house? Let’s talk about how to run a…

Conversation

Conversational Triangles

Have you heard of conversational triangles? Avoid damaging your good relationships by learning tips…

Care

Having a caring household

Do you ever feel that you're not being heard? Or has anyone said to you that you're not a very good…

Tea

Self-Care

Feeling stressed? Self-Care is critical to being able to care well for others. Here are some top…

Phone

Navigation

You’ve taken the first step and accepted that you need a little extra support - now what? Knowing…

Calendar

Planning for the future

It's never too early to plan ahead so you're ready, when life takes new or unexpected turns. When…

Cold

Seasonal health and safety: Winter

A change in seasons can be a great time to stop and check in on yourself or someone you care for,…

Sun

Seasonal health and safety: Summer

A change in seasons can be a great time to stop and check in on yourself or someone you care for,…

Computer

Online safety

It has been said that the average phone has more than 100,000 times the processing power of the…

Wheelchair kitchen

Equipment

It can be hard to start using equipment within the home, whether it’s due to space, cost, the look…

Back

Back Care

Being a carer can be physically demanding. Whether is assisting another person or taking care of…

Doctors

Health Professionals

With so much information on the internet and well-meaning advice from friends and family, it’s hard…

Typing

Local Links

Local groups and activities can be great for keeping connected and feeling part of the community.…

Planning

Staying Organised

If you’re new to caring, the amount of information that you need to keep track of can feel very…

Carer

Falls prevention

What’s a fall? The World Health Organisation defines a fall as ‘an event which results in a person…

Sitting

Life After Caring

Being a carer is often a challenging and difficult journey. There are usually two major ways the…

Links

Useful website links

There are many organisations and services available to help you. Caring information Activities…

Finance

Financial assistance

There are many government payments to help you with your caring role, with services and…

Dementia

Dementia

Many people with dementia are older, but not all older people get dementia. Dementia can happen to…

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