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Support for the older person you care for

Caring for someone can be challenging, both emotionally and physically. It can also be a rewarding experience.

Caring for someone at home

There are many services to help and support you when caring for someone at home. Learn more about these services and how to receive them.

Caring for someone in an aged care home

Deciding to move into an aged care home can be a difficult decision for the person moving and their family, friends and carers. Read more about caring for someone in an aged care home.

Respite care

Respite care is a form of support for both care recipients and carers. Find out about the different types of short-term care available.

Caring for someone with a particular need

Everyone’s care needs are different. There are lots of resources, services and support groups available when caring for someone with a particular need.

Caring for someone nearing the end of their life

Caring for someone nearing the end of their life can be emotionally and physically draining. Find out how you can access support.

Useful contacts

There are many useful contacts and resources available to help you in your caring role.

Last reviewed: 3 May, 2018.