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5 great reasons to attend the Carers WA Conference 2024

The Carers WA Conference is your chance to dive into the latest trends and challenges in caring. Be inspired, informed, and engaged by experts and peers in the field.

Interacting with the Code of Conduct for Aged Care: A Guide for Carers

Are you aware of the new Support at Home act that introduces a Code of Conduct for Aged Care? This Code is not just a list of guidelines; it’s a set of eight obligations that every approved provider, governing person, and aged care worker must strictly adhere to. These obligations are the cornerstone to providingRead more

Interacting with the Code of Conduct for Aged Care: A Guide for Service Providers

Are you aware of the new Support at Home act that introduces a Code of Conduct for Aged Care? This Code is not just a list of guidelines; it’s a set of eight obligations that every approved provider, governing person, and aged care worker must strictly adhere to. These obligations are the cornerstone to providingRead more

Ron Deng: An Inspiring Carer Representative Advocate

Ron Deng, a Chinese Australian immigrant from Singapore, has called Western Australia home since 1976. He is a dedicated carer for his wife, who belongs to the Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CaLD) community. However, Ron’s journey goes beyond the traditional role of a carer as a Carer Representative for Carers WA. Ron’s tireless advocacy forRead more

Navigating Aged Care Changes: Service Access Process

In our first aged care reform blog post, we provided an overview of the reform and its key features, setting the stage for this discussion. Continuing our discussions of the upcoming aged care reform, our latest blog delves into the pathway process essential for accessing funded aged care services. The new Act, taking effect asRead more

Navigating Aged Care Changes: Overview of the New Reform

Are you curious about how the upcoming Aged Care reform works but not sure where to start? In this blog, we will explore the upcoming aged care reform and highlight the significant role of our Carer Wellness at Home program, ensuring you get the support you need. The Carer Wellness at Home program recognises theRead more

ConnectGroups People’s Choice Award Recognises Raewyn Watene

Raewyn Watene, a dedicated member of Carers WA Grandparents North Social Support Group, has been awarded the People’s Choice Award by ConnectGroups, acknowledging her exceptional commitment to growing the group and making it a safe and welcoming place for carer to come and support each other. Reflecting on the recognition, Raewyn said that she is,Read more

Managing Christmas Anxiety

Navigating the holiday season can be a difficult time for anyone, including carers. You may really enjoy Christmas but find it tough to celebrate it how you would like. To explore strategies in assisting you with managing Christmas anxiety, click here.Read more

Inspirational Spotlight: Annette’s Journey

Meet Annette, a devoted mother of 9 children, and a caring wife. Annette’s life took on new dimensions when she found herself providing care for her youngest daughter. This responsibility, along with caring for her husband, placed Annette on a remarkable caring journey. Her path towards empowerment and personal growth started when she learned aboutRead more

Kim Hudson’s Story

Kim Hudson is an Associate Lecturer at Murdoch University and a member of the Carers Advisory Council, which provides advice to the Minister for Community Services on issues affecting carers. As a teenager, Kim cared for her mother, then for her late husband as he faced a high-level and deteriorating spinal cord injury. In theRead more

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