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Meaningful new year resolutions – how to set realistic goals as a carer

It is an exhausting process we put ourselves through each new year to have to set new and lifechanging goals #NewYearNewMe, and although setting resolutions can be healthy, some can cause more harm than good when the goals are out of reach. It also doesn’t help that around this time of the year, we areRead more

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What services and helplines are available over Christmas

During the Christmas period, Carers WA and Carer Gateway services will continue to operate Monday to Friday, 8.00am – 5.00pm, with reduced services during the public holidays (25th December, 28th December and 1st January). If your situation is an emergency, please call Triple Zero (000). For other support during the Christmas period, please contact one of the helpline specialists below which operate 24/7:Read more

Christmas craft and recipes to get you in the festive mood

Are you looking for Christmas craft and Christmas recipe ideas? Carers WA have put in the hard work by researching into some Christmas activities for you to try at home. These craft ideas work as authentic presents for family and friends and saves you the stress on your financial budget. We have found some greatRead more

Jan Radmore - Be Job Ready course 2020

Are you a family carer looking to return to work?

Jan Radmore started her journey at Carers WA initially as a volunteer, working up to a part-time role and then a full-time role as the Program Support Administrator. Her journey as a family carer returning to work is an inspiring one, that started with the ‘Be Job Ready’ course. The course is offered to registeredRead more

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Managing your wellbeing during the festive season

The festive season can be a stressful and busy time of the year and can create added pressure on your mental health, finances, relationships and can affect your overall wellbeing.     With COVID-19 restrictions still in place, it also means that some families this year will not be able to spend the festive season together,Read more

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What the Productivity Commission’s final report means for you

The Productivity Commission’s final report from its Mental Health Inquiry has produced a range of recommendations to improve the supports available to family and friend carers.   It was identified that carers of people with mental health challenges often face obstacles to accessing recognition and support compared to carers of people with physical or intellectualRead more

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#ShareYouCare Sticker Project: Get to know winning artist, Megan Baker

The #ShareYouCare Sticker Project will see 20,000 stickers – designed by a series of established and emerging designers, and artists – distributed across over 100 community locations WA wide, specifically for young people in our community. Megan Baker joined the project because they are no stranger to how important family carers are, as a person withRead more

Melannie Lai's Share You Care sticker submission on a wooden background

#ShareYouCare Sticker Project: Get to know winning artist, Melannie Lai

The #ShareYouCare Sticker Project is seeing 20,000 stickers – designed by a series of established and emerging designers, and artists – distributed across over 100 community locations WA wide, specifically for young people in our community. Melannie Lai chose to participate in the #ShareYouCare Sticker Project after seeing the project call-out advertised and recognising it asRead more

Stormie Mills sticker design of two people in hooded clothing for #ShareYouCare Sticker Project stuck onto a pole

#ShareYouCare Sticker Project: Get to know feature artist, Stormie Mills

Renowned Western Australian artist, Stormie Mills has joined the #ShareYouCare Sticker Project as a way to give back to carers through his art. The #ShareYouCare Sticker Project is seeing 20,000 stickers – designed by a series of established and emerging designers, and artists – distributed across over 100 community locations WA wide, specifically for young people inRead more

Purple Share You Care sticker by Ashleigh Cole

#ShareYouCare Sticker Project: Get to know winner, Ashleigh Cole

Ashleigh Cole chose to participate in the #ShareYouCare Sticker Project after COVID-19 left her with a lot of time on her hands. Specialising in lettering and illustration, Ashleigh wanted to give back to the community. The #ShareYouCare Sticker Project will see 20,000 stickers – designed by a series of established and emerging designers, and artistsRead more

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