Carers don’t just live in cities and towns. If you are a carer in a rural or remote area, there are many online and phone services available to help you.
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The person you care for may need help in travelling outside the home. Knowing how to get around and what you need to think about when travelling can help to make things easier.
You and the person you care for can get cards, concessions and discounts to allow you to pay less for a range of services and products.
Aids and equipment can be essential for someone who needs care, and can make life easier and safer for carers. You can get help to choose and pay for the equipment you need, including alarms and monitors.
If you care for someone with an illness or disability, things are likely to change over time. The person might need more care in the future, or you might not be able to continue caring for them.
Emergencies can happen anytime. If you are a carer, planning for emergencies will help you to cope even when things go wrong.
As a carer, you help the person you care for with many activities in and around the home. Understanding what you need to do and what help you can get can make your life easier.
As a carer, you’ll often put the needs of the person you care for before your own needs. It’s OK to look after yourself too.
As a carer, you have legal rights about your role and how you should be treated. You may also need to manage the legal affairs of the person you care for.