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National Respite for Carers Program
National Respite for Carers Program Australia
This resource package was developed to provide information and support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander carers.
The resource package includes:
The booklet explains the role of a carer and provides some practical advice to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander carers in their caregiver role, such as taking care of yourself, money matters, and where to get help and advice.
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The resource kit can be given to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who provide ongoing care for someone who has a mental illness, disability, or chronic condition.
Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centre:
Ph: 1800 052 222 (Freecall during business hours)
Ph: 1800 059 059 (for emergency respite support outside standard business hours)
National Carers Counselling Program
Ph: 1800 242 636 (Freecall)
To order or purchase resources, contact:
National Mailing and Marketing (completed order forms can be faxed or mailed to the address below)
PO Box 7077
Canberra Mailing Centre ACT 2610
Ph: (02) 6269 1080
Fax: (02) 6260 2770