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Emergency Planning

Carers say “everything is alright at the moment but I worry if something happens to me”

An emergency plan is used when something unexpected occurs. It provides:

  • information on the specific care needs of the person requiring care
  • alerts others that you are a carer and someone relies on you for care
  • the carer with the tools to work through a crisis BEFORE it occurs.

Emergency Care Kit coverPDF Document Emergency Care Plan (107 KB)

The Emergency Care Planning kit – FREE tool to assist Carers consisting of emergency plan, medication list and wallet sized notification card.

Carers find the My Health Record a useful resource to store and access medical and health information. The FREE record is available from community health centres, your GP or local health service.

My Health Record logoFor more information my health record or contact 02 9816 0452.For comprehensive workshops on Emergency Planning and Creating Networks of Care, contact Carer Support Unit on 02 4320 5556 or

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