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An insight into Carer Gateway – Who am I speaking to?

**Disclaimer: Due to COVID-19 altering some Carer Support Planning processes, Carer Support Planners are working case by case with carers and changes may occur**   As Carer Gateway makes an entrance into WA, you may have some questions that you would like answered before you start the carer support planning process. First off, you doRead more

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Carer Service Information Forums go online

As the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia continued to grow towards the end of March, Carers WA and HelpingMinds made the joint decision to postpone scheduled Carer Gateway Information Forums. With more and more of the community turning to online methods to access information we have chosen to turn the forum PowerPoint intoRead more

How the $750 stimulus payment affects carers

**Updated on Monday, 13th July 2020** Carers who have previously received the one-off $750 payment from the economic support stimulus package may be eligible to receive a second $750 one-off payment from the stimulus plan. Carers who are living in Australia and have been receiving either the Carer Allowance or Carer Payment (latest from Friday,Read more

Learn more about Carer Gateway services at our WA forums

Presenting Carer Gateway forums in WA Carers WA has been appointed as the Carer Gateway service provider for metro and regional WA. With a long history of providing carer supports and services to the WA community, Carers WA is pleased to offer the new Carer Gateway services alongside a range of existing practical and emotionalRead more

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Become an e-learner!

Carers WA has recently launched an e-learning platform offering free online education courses. The courses have been designed for carers, people with care needs, support workers, health professionals, and the wider community. The first two courses relate to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and include topics such as: What is the NDIS? Eligibility SupportRead more

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Accessing a Home Survey

The Accessing a Home project aims to identify and address barriers people with disability face when seeking adequate, accessible, affordable and safe homes. Carers WA has partnered with Foundation Housing, a leading community housing provider, to undertake this systemic advocacy project. The project will: Consult with people with disability and their families and carers toRead more

New services for carers coming in 2019

The new services will focus on providing carers with access to early intervention, preventative and skill-building supports, to improve carer well-being and long-term outcomes. These new services form part of the Integrated Carer Support Service (ICSS) model that will provide carers with new and improved supports and services. Implementation of the ICSS model will beRead more

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Carers WA 2018 Conference

Carers WA are hosting the Carers WA 2018 Conference to be held on Tuesday 16th October 2018 at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre. The Carers WA 2018 Conference will be a ‘must-attend’ event for unpaid family carers, community service providers, government agencies and people with care needs. Registration for carers is free. Carers mustRead more

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Free dental offer for National Carers Week

FREE dental exam, clean and x-rays for unpaid carers across Australia on Saturday 20th October! To celebrate National Carers Week, Carers Australia has joined forces with Maven Dental Group to offer a free dental exam, clean & x-rays on Saturday 20th October from 8.00am to unpaid carers across Australia. We know that fitting in your own needs is not alwaysRead more

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