Care and carers

Support groups provide an opportunity for people living with MND and their carers to meet regularly to chat and learn from each other.

Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
TypeNon-profit organisation
Operated byMND NSW

MND NSW videos and playlists from past educational events including MND NSW and International Ask The Experts Forums.

Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
TypeNon-profit organisation
Operated byMND NSW

Gateway to all aged care services. For people 65 years or older seeking information, advice and access to services.

Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
  • QLD
  • SA
  • TAS
  • WA
  • VIC
TypeGovernment - Australian
Operated byDepartment of Social Services

Government program for people aged under 65 years seeking information, advice and access to services. Providing community linking and individualised support, including funding, for people with permanent and significant disability, their families and carer ...
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Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
  • QLD
  • SA
  • TAS
  • WA
  • VIC
TypeGovernment - Australian
Operated byNational Disability Insurance Agency

Fact sheet listing suppliers of personal alarm care alert systems. A care alert system is used to notify a person who is not within hearing distance or in the immediate area. Allows a person to call for assistance when they are unable to use their voice, ...
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Location
  • NSW
TypeNon-profit organisation
Operated byCouncil of the Ageing NSW

A person can use a call device to let someone, who is within hearing distance of the activated device, know they need an item or assistance.

Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
TypeNon-profit organisation
Operated byMND NSW

Respite care services are community based services that provide in-home or centre based care for a person whose carer needs a break.

Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
  • QLD
  • SA
  • TAS
  • WA
  • VIC
TypeVarious private and public
Operated byVarious

Information and support to low income and isolated carers in NSW who are juggling both caring and workplace demands.

Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
  • QLD
  • SA
  • TAS
  • WA
  • VIC
TypeNon-profit organisation
Operated byDisability and Aged Information Service