Welcome to the latest edition of the Work 'n' Care newsletter. Each month we try and bring you stories that embody all aspects of a carers life. Our aim is to empower you in your caring role and to make your life a little easier. Contact us with your experiences and ideas as the process of sharing can make a carers life just that little bit easier. Read the latest edition below or use the links on the right to navigate our story archives.

 

Dad’s at home while Elizabeth is interstate

George calls himself a ‘COLB’, which he says is short for ‘cranky old Luddite bugger’

Steps

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The Try, Test and Learn Fund: Tranche 2 Now Open.  

The priority groups comprise Newstart Allowance recipients aged 50 and over, migrants and refugees aged 16‑64 and receiving income support; carers aged 16‑64 and receiving Carer Payment; and at‑risk young people aged 16‑21 and receiving income support. Click here

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Yummy gluten-free Christmas dessert treats

With the increasing prevalence of gluten intolerance in the community, we share some special gluten-free recipes a delicious Christmas dessert treat everyone can enjoy.

chocolate pie

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Challenges of fostering children with disabilities can be rewarding

FOSTER care can be a difficult beast at the best of times but for people with a disability it is even more challenging, something a young Lane Cove woman and her carer know all too well... Fostering Children

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Pioneering Kemira community provides homes for adults with intellectual disabilities and their parent carers

A revolutionary residential community near Wollongong shows what can be done with a little lateral thinking.

Kemira

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