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.

 

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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Christmas decoration on a tight budget

Here are some simple ideas to add warmth and cheer to any home.

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Swimming classes for kids of all abilities

Inclusive swimming program in Sydney for kids of all abilities and ages.


PHOTO: Tracey with Little Hero Kate Seckold (12), who uses a wheelchair. (ABC: Cathy Jacobs)

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2017 National Disability Awards winners announced

There were 145 nominations across five categories this year with the winners announced at a glittering ceremony in Canberra.

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Parliaments looks at voluntary assisted dying

Voluntary assisted dying considered in NSW and VIC Parliaments.

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