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Carers Planning Ahead

Caring for the everyday needs of another in addition to taking care of oneself requires considerable ability to plan and co-ordinate. There are a range of tools and resources to assist carers balance their care and that of the person they support.

Take a look at Carers NSW for practical advice alternatively you may be interested in the UK based Caring with Confidence website which contains online training, video snippets and resources.

A suite of resources have been developed for carers:

Emergency Care Plan

Emergency Care Plan coverPDF Document Emergency Planning kit (107 KB) 

Helps to lessen the impact of a crisis/emergency

 

Advance Care Planning resources

PDF Document Poster (401 KB)Advance Care Planning resources poster 

PDF Document Brochure (571 KB)

PDF Document Workbook (4 MB)

Record values and preferences for health and lifestyle.  The Workbook contains an Advance Care Directive form in the back of the book. Complete the form, sign, save and print and most importantly share with all of the important people in your life.  Alternatively you may wish to complete the electronic form only and sign, save, print and share.

PDF Document Advance Care Directive electronic form only (158 KB)

PDF Document Carers Guidebook (1.24 MB)

Gives practical information and advice for carers planning end of life care at home.

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