New South Wales

Series 1 - Caring for an older person

While much of the information contained in these sheets is relevant for all carers, some of the sheets are specific to people who live in New South Wales. Find out more about Carers NSW.

If you do not live in New South Wales return to the map to select your State/Territory.

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Sheet 1 What is a carer? PDF file, 96 KB
Sheet 2 Gradually becoming a carer PDF file, 95 KB
Sheet 3 Suddenly becoming a carer PDF file, 95 KB
Sheet 4 Things to consider when taking on a caring role PDF file, 98 KB
Sheet 5 What might caring really mean for you? PDF file, 96 KB
Sheet 6 Where should your family member live? PDF file, 97 KB
Sheet 7 Helping your family member to remain living at home PDF file, 98 KB
Sheet 8 Should your family member move in with you? PDF file, 97 KB
Sheet 9 Should you move in with your family member? PDF file, 95 KB
Sheet 10 Other accommodation options - supported living PDF file, 97 KB
Sheet 11 Rights and responsibilities in caring for a family member PDF file, 95 KB
Sheet 12 Aids and equipment PDF file, 97 KB
Sheet 13 How and why to organise support services PDF file, 98 KB
Sheet 14 Home and Community Care services PDF file, 95 KB
Sheet 15 Respite care - get the break you need PDF file, 96 KB
Sheet 16 Community care packages PDF file, 97 KB
Sheet 17 Specialist clinics - how they can help PDF file, 66 KB
Sheet 18 Services and support just for carers PDF file, 96 KB
Sheet 19 Aged care assessment PDF file, 96 KB
Sheet 20 Financial and legal considerations - Part 1: Enduring Powers of Attorney/Guardianship and Wills PDF file, 97 KB
Sheet 21 Financial and legal considerations - Part 2: Guardianship and administration orders PDF file, 68 KB
Sheet 22 How and why to get family to help with caring PDF file, 96 KB
Sheet 23 How and why to hold a family meeting PDF file, 96 KB
Sheet 24 What to do when your family member doesn't want help PDF file, 95 KB
Sheet 25 Don't forget to make a back up plan! PDF file, 96 KB
Sheet 26 Getting financial support PDF file, 96 KB

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