Support Programs for Aboriginal Carers

other_icon.jpgToday there are a number of programs throughout NSW funded to provide support for Aboriginal carers. This article features one of them, the Caring in Our Community program on the Far North Coast of NSW.  It is auspiced by Shared Vision Aboriginal Corporation Inc. Wula Wula Nga in Lismore.

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Working With Service Providers

other_icon.jpgAs a working carer, you are probably negotiating a maze of services such as home help, carer support and respite care. If you are not, you should be! Make the most of available services. However sometimes problems arise with services. If you are busy you may feel that continually having to re-negotiate services is too much trouble and cancel them. This article contains some hints from carers about working with service providers to avoid problems arising in the first place, and if they do arise, how to make a complaint.

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