Respite review raises calls for more funding

New research has formed the backbone of a submission made by a leading aged care provider to the Aged Care Financing Authority (ACFA) on the topic of respite, and the lack of it for older Australians and their carers.

The submission by HammondCare, made as part of the ACTA's ongoing review of respite care and funding arrangements as tasked by Federal Ministor for Aged Care Ken Wyatt, reflects on the providers own research findings as well as research conducted by Carers Australia.

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Unpaid Australian Carers Putting Their Health At Risk

Survey reveals possible consequences of a caring role

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Complaints about NSW disability services at highest level in a decade

NSW Ombudsman reports record number of cases involving mistreatment, assault or neglect of clients in the disability care sector.

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Adult Sibling Carer Project resources available

From Carers NSW 20 Nov 2017

The Carers NSW Adult Sibling Project was established by Carers NSW in consultation with adult siblings of people with intellectual disability.

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Identifying hidden working carers

Carers in the workplace are often unaware they are carers and don’t identify as such.

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