Respite care

Series of leaflets produced in consultation with the NSW Aged Care Roundtable. Each leaflet focuses on an individual aspect of care to increase consumer knowledge and make the journey into residential aged care easier: Contracts and fees, Staffing, GP ser ...
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Location
  • NSW
TypeNon-profit organisation
Operated byNSW Nurses and Midwives' Association

Online directory of private, independent care workers and nurses offering services directly to clients.

Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
  • QLD
  • SA
  • TAS
  • WA
  • VIC
TypePrivate company or practice
Operated byBetter Caring Pty Ltd

Online directory of services for people with disabilities in the ACT region.

Location
  • ACT
TypeNon-profit organisation
Operated byCitizen's Advice Bureau

Care coordinators and case managers assist people to access health and community services.

Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
  • QLD
  • SA
  • TAS
  • WA
  • VIC
TypeVarious private and public
Operated byPublic or private practitioners

Carer Gateway is a national online and phone service that provides practical information and resources to support carers.

Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
  • QLD
  • SA
  • TAS
  • WA
  • VIC
TypeGovernment - Australian
Operated byCarer Gateway

Information service staffed by experienced Carer Support Officers who offer emotional support, referrals, and distribute carer specific resources and information to carers, service providers and community members.

Location
  • ACT
TypeNon-profit organisation
Operated byCarers ACT

Fact sheets about a wide range of topics of interest to carers including back care and safe lifting practices, benefits and entitlements, benefits of counselling carer support groups and respite care options available in multiple community languages.

Location
  • ACT
TypeNon-profit organisation
Operated byCarers ACT

Information service staffed by experienced Carer Support Officers who offer emotional support, referrals, and distribute carer specific resources and information to carers, service providers and community members.

Location
  • NSW
TypeNon-profit organisation
Operated byCarers NSW

Fact sheets about a wide range of topics of interest to carers including back care and safe lifting practices, benefits and entitlements, benefits of counselling carer support groups and respite care options available in multiple community languages.

Location
  • NSW
TypeNon-profit organisation
Operated byCarers NSW

Funding for people aged under 65 who have significant personal support needs which require a high level of personal care support in their everyday life.

Location
  • NSW
TypeGovernment - NSW
Operated byFamily and Community Services, Department of Ageing, Di...

Community/aged care workers provide general household assistance, emotional support, care and companionship to people in their homes.

Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
  • QLD
  • SA
  • TAS
  • WA
  • VIC
TypeVarious private and public
Operated byPublic or private practitioners

Funding for up to six weeks of a non-clinical case managed program of community care available for people being transferred home from a participating NSW public hospital.

Location
  • NSW
TypeGovernment - NSW
Operated byMinistry of Health

Personal care, home care, linen/washing, respite and home modification service.

Location
  • ACT
TypeNon-profit organisation
Operated byDUO

Emergency and short-term crisis respite may be available if you are unexpectedly unable to continue to care for someone.

Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
  • QLD
  • SA
  • TAS
  • WA
  • VIC
TypeGovernment - Australian
Operated byCommonwealth and Respite Carelink Centres

MND NSW information service to answer questions from anyone who needs to know more about MND.

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

Information about Australian aged care system in Languages other than English.

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

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