Caring for someone
Carer Information Pack
The Carer Information Pack is produced by the Ageing and Aged Care Division of the Department of Health and Ageing and it provides practical information for carers.
For further information click on Palliative Care
The Carer Information Pack is free and it provides practical information to support carers in their caring role.
A collection of Fact sheets are available on the following topics:
Fact Sheet - Taking a Break
Fact Sheet - Feelings
Fact Sheet - Managing Money
Fact Sheet - Managing Health Care and Medications
Fact Sheet - Legal Arrangements
Fact Sheet - Safety at Home
Fact Sheet - Taking Care of Yourself
Fact Sheet - Loss and Grief
Fact Sheet - Services for You
The packs also contain an Emergency Care Plan and a form for recording medication requirements. These are available for download in PDF formats.
PDF printable version of Emergency Care Plan (PDF 116 KB)
PDF printable version of List for recording medication requirements (PDF 58 KB)
Multilingual versions of Fact SheetsMultilingual versions of the above publications can be accessed via the Multilingual publications relating to ageing and aged care page.
Ordering Carer Information PacksCarer Information Packs can be obtained by:
1. Phoning the Aged Care Information Line on 1800 500 853;
2. Phoning National Mailing and Marketing on (02) 6269 1080; or
3. Visiting the Aged Care Publications website
An Order form for the Packs in all listed languages is also available (page 3 of the order form for free publications).
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