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Useful Links for In Home Care Information

Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centre

Commonwealth Carelink Centres are information centres for older people, people with disabilities and those who provide care and services. Centres provide free and confidential information on community aged care, disability and other support services available locally, interstate or anywhere within Australia.

Business Hours – 1800 052 222
Emergency Respite Support – 1800 059 059 (outside business hours)

Department of Health – My Aged Care

A dedicated information site for options available to the elderly and their families. This is the link for the ACAT Assessment Team.
www.myagedcare.gov.au

National Disability Insurance Agency

A new way of providing community linking and individualised support for people with permanent and significant disability, their families and carers.  (National Disability Insurance Scheme)
www.ndis.gov.au

Department of Ageing Disability and Homecare NSW

The NSW Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care provides support and services to more than 1 million older people, people with disabilities and their carers in NSW.
www.dadhc.nsw.gov.au

Community Support Program

http://www.adhc.nsw.gov.au/individuals/support/everyday_living_support/community_support_program
The Community Support Program (CSP) enables people with physical and/or neurological disability to manage their personal care needs and be as independent as possible. The CSP provides individualised funding and choice and flexibility in how these funds are used.

Department of Health and Ageing

This is the Federal Government’s Health & Ageing website with a wide range of information including services, programs, publications, tenders and research.
www.health.gov.au

Department of Veteran Affairs

Direct link to DVA’s Veterans’ Home Care Program.
The Health program exists to promote, improve and maintain the health, well-being and independence of the veteran community.
www.dva.gov.au

Information for Carers

Carers NSW is an association for relatives and friends who are caring for people with a disability, mental health problem, chronic condition or who are frail aged. They are the peak organisation for carers in New South Wales.
www.carersnsw.asn.au

Brain Injury Information

The Brain Injury Association of New South Wales is the only statewide organisation in NSW dedicated to serving all persons affected by acquired brain injury�those with acquired brain injuries, family members, friends, professionals, and the broader community.
www.biansw.org.au

Disability Information

The Disability Council of NSW is the official advisory body to the State Government on disability matters. We also provide advice to the Commonwealth on the effect of national policy at a State level.
www.disabilitycouncil.nsw.gov.au

Attendant Care Association

The Attendant Care Industry Association of NSW Inc. (ACiA) is the peak body for Attendant Care service providers and stakeholders. ACiA activities are focused on meeting the needs of Attendant Care service providers and funders through representing, influencing and supporting those involved in the delivery of Attendant Care.
www.aciansw.org.au

Lifetime Care and Support Authority NSW

The Attendant Care Industry Association of NSW Inc. (ACiA) is the peak body for Attendant Care service providers and stakeholders. ACiA activities are focused on meeting the needs of Attendant Care service providers and funders through representing, influencing and supporting those involved in the delivery of Attendant Care.
The Scheme provides treatment, rehabilitation and care services to people severely injured in motor accidents in NSW, regardless of who was at fault in the accident. They are a major funder of attendant care services in NSW.
www.lifetimecare.nsw.gov.au

Motor Accidents Authority

The Motor Accidents Authority is a statutory corporation that regulates the NSW Motor Accidents Scheme. Their vision is to lead and support a Compulsory Third Party Scheme that minimises the impact of motor vehicle accidents.
www.maa.nsw.gov.au

TAFE NSW Courses

Link to relevant training courses in the Community Services and Health sector.
www.tafensw.edu.au