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Caring for someone with a particular need

Everyone’s care needs are different. Some people, such as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, may have specific cultural needs. For others it may be because of a health condition or a disability.

If you’re caring for someone with a particular need, there are lots of services and support groups that cater for particular medical conditions, cultural and other needs. The pages below give some tips and advice.

Caring for someone living with dementia

Read helpful tips and learn about support that may help you to care for someone living with dementia.

Caring for someone with a chronic disease

Read about caring for someone with a chronic disease and support available.

Caring for someone with incontinence

There are services, resources and support to help you care for someone with incontinence.

Caring for someone with a mental health condition

There are resources and support to help you care for someone with a mental health condition.

Caring for someone with hearing, vision and oral health difficulties

Caring for someone with hearing or vision loss can mean finding out how to communicate effectively with them. Read tips and learn about support available.

Caring for someone with a disability

There are services to help you care for someone with a disability.

Last reviewed: 3 May, 2018.