Resources

Whether you're looking for some advice as a new carer or trying to navigate the NDIS, you'll find all you need to know in our resources section. 

 

 

NDIS

The NDIS aims to help people with disability to be more independent and live an ordinary life. 

This selection of Carers Victoria resources has been developed for carers supporting a person with disability to access the NDIS.  

 

The Caring Role

Consider different facets of the caring role from the importance of getting family members together for a discussion to learning about the hospital and aged care system. Carers Victoria have put together a Carer kit which is a good starting place.

Taking care of yourself

The most important step in caring for someone else is taking care of yourself, here are some tips that might help. 

Carer Peer Support

A collection of Australian and International peer support resources which cover group dynamics, managing communication and conflict, group membership and tips on running successful support group meetings.

Carers Victoria services

Carers Victoria works closely with government and other support organisations to improve the lives of caring families throughout Victoria.

At Carers Victoria, our staff are available to discuss any issues or needs you may have as a carer. This service operates from 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday (except Public Holidays). To access this service please call our freecall number 1800 242 636. This number can also be used to access our Carer Counselling program. Visit the Carers Victoria website for more information.

Everyday life: Anything and Everything caring

Find hints and tips to help with the everyday challenges of daily life as a carer. Find accessible public toilets and changing rooms to make getting out and about easier. Learn how to best engage with school to get the most from your child’s education. And much more...