Carer Gateway is a national online and phone service that provides practical information and resources to support carers. The interactive service finder helps carers connect to local support services. Freecall 1800 422 773 8 am to 6 pm Monday to Friday.
Caring for someone at the end of their life is a very important role. CarerHelp aims to empower carers to cope with the demands of their caring role by providing quality information and resources in an easily accessible format. When carers feel ready for their role everybody benefits.
Instructions to help Carers by providing simple instructions on how to perform basic tasks safely, such as how to use shower and bath chairs safely and how to help a person in and out of a car. Instructions for specific tasks can be downloaded from the Loddon Mallee Regional Palliative Care Consortium website.
Carers share their stories of caring and the support they received from palliative care in this DVD. Produced by the Centre of Palliative Care, it can be viewed at this website and can be ordered from firstname.lastname@example.org
This website provides information about the support available to carers of a person with dementia from the Alzheimers’ Association Victoria. You can also call the Dementia Helpline on 1800 100 500. If you need an interpreter, call 131450.