Carers Support Program
ANFE Community Care's Carers Support Program provides one-on-one, individualised assistance to people who cares for someone who is frail aged, has dementia, mental illness, disability, chronic illness or receives palliative care.
Caring can be enriching and rewarding, deepening friendships and relationships. However it can also be demanding, challenging and lead to social isolation. Taking a break or having some time to relax can be beneficial for both carers and their care recipient.
ANFE Community Care's Carer Support Coordinator provides individual support for carers in need through referral, advocacy, language support and assistance liaising with providers to gain access to services.
ANFE COMMUNITY CARE CAN ASSIST WITH:
Connection with My Aged Care
Face-to-face, telephone and email support
Referral to services
Respite choices and advocacy
Finding nursing homes, placements and hostels
Information and advice on completing documents such as
carer allowance and carer pension forms
The SA Carers Recognition Act 2005 was developed for greater recognition and support for carers' complex needs.