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by Matt (CPC Admin)
Fri Jan 24, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: About Care2Work Program
Topic: About Care2Work Program
Replies: 0
Views: 344

About Care2Work Program

Providing unpaid care for a friend or family member can make looking for and securing appropriated employment challenging for many reasons. You may feel like you have lost touch with the working world, or just don’t know where to start? Whether you are looking to return to a previous career, retrain...
by Matt (CPC Admin)
Fri Jan 24, 2020 1:21 pm
Forum: Care2Work Program
Topic: Participant Stories
Replies: 1
Views: 495

Participant Stories

Share your story here.
by Matt (CPC Admin)
Fri Oct 04, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: Special Events
Topic: National Carers Week - Events
Replies: 0
Views: 930

National Carers Week - Events

National Carers Week is about recognising and celebrating the outstanding contribution unpaid carers make to our nation. There are over 2.7 million family and friend carers in Australia providing 36 million hours of care and support every week* to a family member or friend who has a disability, ment...
by Matt (CPC Admin)
Fri Oct 04, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: Special Events
Topic: Is there any Carer’s Day Out activities near Liverpool
Replies: 1
Views: 747

Re: Is there any Carer’s Day Out activities near Liverpool

There sure are Mary =) If you click on this link https://bit.ly/2In0tcJ you will be able to download the Carers Week Events Calendar . Liverpool Events can be found (starting) on page 22. Further details can be found on the Carers NSW website here -> http://www.carersnsw.org.au/national-carers-week ...
by Matt (CPC Admin)
Fri Sep 27, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: Carer Stories
Topic: What advise you would give to a person who has recently become a carer?
Replies: 0
Views: 797

What advise you would give to a person who has recently become a carer?

In 150 words (or less) - tell us what advise you would give to a person who has recently become a carer.

(I've borrowed this from a competition run by service provider NADO, located in Western Sydney (https://nado.org.au)
by Matt (CPC Admin)
Fri Sep 27, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: Carer Hangout Space
Topic: Best motivational quote that helps you as a carer.
Replies: 0
Views: 1024

Best motivational quote that helps you as a carer.

In 25 words (or less) – tell us the best motivational quote that helps you in your daily life as a carer.

(I've borrowed this from a competition run by service provider NADO, located in Western Sydney (https://nado.org.au)
by Matt (CPC Admin)
Fri Sep 27, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: Carer Stories
Topic: In and out of hospitals...
Replies: 1
Views: 813

Re: In and out of hospitals...

Hi Rosie,

Thank you for sharing your story. Hopefully we can be a place of support for you, and know that you are not alone in your caring role.

Matthew
by Matt (CPC Admin)
Tue Sep 24, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: Carer Stories
Topic: "I am it"
Replies: 3
Views: 1345

Re: "I am it"

Thank you for sharing your story GK. It must be hard to witness your mums descent into demention and the isolation and losses that come with it. Hopefully this message board can provide some connection for you.
by Matt (CPC Admin)
Mon Aug 19, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: Taking Care of Yourself
Topic: When friends start to disappear.
Replies: 3
Views: 1855

Re: When friends start to disappear.

Thanks for sharing cau1. You’re right. There are both positives and negatives when friends start to disappear. I feel very fortunate to have the friends (and supports) in my life now who have joined me since the caring journey began.
by Matt (CPC Admin)
Thu Aug 15, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: Taking Care of Yourself
Topic: When friends start to disappear.
Replies: 3
Views: 1855

When friends start to disappear.

Hey all, I was reading this article about Liz Cambage's battle with depression. Liz Cambage is an Australian basketball player currently playing in the WNBA. The opening paragraph really hit home for me. "Have you ever heard of a rip? One moment you might be having a normal sunny day at the bea...

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