Tag: carer

Healthcare

Raising the profile of caring and caring issues

Carers Victoria is the state-wide voice for family carers, representing and providing support to carers in Victoria. Working closely with government and support organisations, as well as collaborating with Carer Associations in each State and Territory, they provide consistent supports to family carers. Caroline Mulcahy is the CEO for Carers Victoria and will be delivering…

5 Apr 2016, by Informa Australia

Healthcare

Supporting carers of frail-elderly people and people living with dementia

We are delighted to announce Centacare as the Lanyard Sponsor for the 7th Annual National Dementia Conference, taking place on 21-22 March 2016 at the Novotel in Brisbane. Centacare have been providing support services to people in South East Queensland for over fifty years, including aged care, psychiatric care, disability support, community programs and much more. We…

8 Mar 2016, by Informa Australia

Education

Social Policy

Give Australia’s out-of-home care young people a better education

Young people in disadvantaged circumstances often have poorer education outcomes than the general population.  Every year, at least 100,000 children and young Australians access homelessness services (AIHW, 2012).  Indisputably, this would have an impact on their education and their future. Brian Smyth King, Executive Director of Learning and Engagement from NSW Department of Education and…

2 May 2014, by Informa Australia

Healthcare

Accessing high quality healthcare for people with disabilities – The challenges of the NDIS

The 5th Annual National Disability Summit 2014 convened in Melbourne on 17th and 18th March to discuss the roll-out of the landmark National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Based on the premise of putting people with a disability in the driver's seat to enable greater individual choice and control, the NDIS has been subject to both praise and scrutiny since…

24 Mar 2014, by Informa Australia