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This factsheet includes information for Aboriginal carers on how to look after themselves. It lists helpful tips for carers on managing their own health and wellbeing while caring for someone who has an illness or disability. Examples of the type of advice offered in the factsheet include:
The factsheet also provides contact information for further information and advice, and includes culturally appropriate language and artwork.
Abstract adapted from the Carers NSW website
This factsheet is for Aboriginal people who provide care to someone who has a physical or mental illness, or a disability. Carers should use the information in the factsheet to learn different ways they can take care of themselves while caring for others. Health practitioners who have contact with carers should pass on this factsheet to their clients.
PO Box 20156
World Square NSW 2002
Ph: (02) 9280 4744
Ph: 1800 242 636 (Freecall, 9am - 5pm)
Ph: 1800 059 059 (Emergency respite)
Ph: 131 114 (After hours Lifeline)
Fax: (02) 9280 4755