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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

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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Conversation is important for male carers – Men’s Health Week

This week for Men’s Health Week we hear some key words of advice for blokes in caring roles and the importance of conversation from Greg Smith. Greg Smith is an unpaid family carer who began caring in his early 20’s. He runs the website “Men Care Too”, a page for male carers to keep upRead more

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