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by Matt (CPC Admin)
Fri Oct 04, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: Special Events
Topic: National Carers Week - Events
Replies: 0
Views: 53

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: 50

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: 87

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: 115

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: 106

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: 2
Views: 111

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: 494

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: 494

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...
by Matt (CPC Admin)
Thu Aug 08, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: Taking Care of Yourself
Topic: Stretches to Relieve Neck and Shoulder Tension
Replies: 0
Views: 299

Stretches to Relieve Neck and Shoulder Tension

Three of the most common areas of injury for a carer are the neck, back and shoulders. Here's a link to a post I saw recently on 11 Stretches to Relieve Neck and Shoulder Tension on the website Bright Side. https://files.brightside.me/files/news/part_65/656360/8001860-21882960-5-0-1543582692-1543582...
by Matt (CPC Admin)
Mon Jul 29, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: About the Carer Peer Connect forum, feedback and general discussion
Topic: About Carer Peer Connect
Replies: 0
Views: 837

About Carer Peer Connect

Carer Peer Connect provides opportunities for carers in New South Wales to be linked with each other where they can receive and provide peer support. Carer Peer Connect is centrally managed by Carers NSW and funded by Family and Community Services (FACS). Carers will be able to share information and...

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