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Aboriginal carers support guide: information for Aboriginal families who are caring for an older person or a person with a disability (2011)

Author

Ageing Disability and Home Care

Publisher

NSW Department of Family and Community Services

City

Sydney

Type

Leaflet

 

Description

This leaflet has been developed for Aboriginal people who provide care for an older person or someone with a serious illness or disability. It provides information on how to feel good and keep well while providing ongoing care for a family member or friend. The leaflet also includes a list of organisations that provide information and support services for Aboriginal carers.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

When to use this resource

This leaflet is for Aboriginal people who provide ongoing care to someone who is elderly, or who has a serious illness or disability. Carers should use the information in the leaflet 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 leaflet to their clients.

Contact details

Ageing, Disability and Home Care
Department of Family and Community Services
Level 5
83 Clarence Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Ph: (02) 8270 2000
Email: servicembx@facs.nsw.gov.au

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Last updated: 1 August 2012
 
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