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Carers SA Australia provide carer support, information, advice, training, respite and counselling to families and friends caring for someone with a disability, aged care, ongoing illness, mental illness and young carers.

Carers SA consult with carers and work closely with government and other support organisations to improve the lives of caring families throughout South Australia.

Last updated 26 December, 2019

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Carers SA Wellbeing programs

Carers SA Wellbeing programs

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7 March, 2017

Carers provide ongoing support to family members and friends who have a disability, mental illness, chronic condition, terminal illness or who are frail aged. Carers SA cares for the carers by providing support, advice and much needed respite to help them manage.

Carers SA have partnered with several organisations to develop and present a range of free supporting workshops and skills empowerment sessions aimed at assisting Carers to deal with the complexities of a wide range of associated care issues as well as building wellbeing resilience.

In the coming months Carers are invited to register for several workshops in Murray Bridge, Glendore and Victor Harbor. All programs are designed for unpaid family carers only (not the person they care for who may require in-home respite which we can coordinate) and these programs are not intended for paid support workers.

All programs are free of charge to family carers but numbers are limited so you need to register early.

Murray Bridge - Creative Ways To Care (5 week program) starts March 28

This 5 week workshop is specifically for carers of someone with dementia. More info & Register 85391300

Glandore - Caring for someone with memory loss (6 week program) sponsored by Carer Support and Uniting Care Wesley Bowden - Starts April 26

This free workshop is specifically designed for family carers of someone with memory loss and dementia. More info & register 82060777

Victor Harbor - Carer Wellbeing Program (8 week program) Starts May 9

8 X 2hr workshops are designed to teach participants new ways to build well-being and resilience. You can also sign up to participate in a survey which aims to measure and build well-being amoungst South Australian Carers. Particpation in the survey is entirely voluntary. More info & register 8552 3173 or freecall 1800 242 636.

For more information see "Events" in the Affordable SA App and find your nearest Carers SA offices in the Adelaide metro and South Australia regions.