Caring for carers

Presently over 2.7 million Australian’s provide care and support to a family member or friend with a disability, mental illness, chronic condition, terminal illness or who are frail aged. Our Carer Support groups highlight the importance of carers caring for their own wellbeing, as many are at risk of social isolation and loneliness.

The Carer Support groups are for people caring for older people and people with disabilities. These groups provide respite, information and support in a relaxed, friendly environment. The groups provide an opportunity for carers to get together with other people that truly understand the mix of emotions and challenges that come with being a carer.

Facilitated by a health professional, the group offers carers the opportunity to:

  • Learn new information and hear from speakers to support you in your carer role

  • Meet other carers, listen to and share experiences, as you feel comfortable

  • Learn from others in a supportive environment

  • Experience and develop skills in relaxation and mindfulness

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