Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centres
Commonwealth Respite and 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.
Department of health and ageing
this website is a comprehensive Commonwealth website that assists people in the community and their families covering topics such as where to start getting help; help staying at home; help with aged care homes; information for carers and family members; information on health in general and details on how to access the Aged Care Information line.
Department of health
Western Australian Department of Health website which outlines Aged and Community Care Services available, models of care, Aged Care networks including information on the role and where to locate you locate Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT).
Is the Australian Governments premier source of information for Australian’s over 50. Provides community members with access to information on important aspect of improving your sense of wellbeing such as health, finances, work, lifestyle, and key contact details.
Advocarer providers a free professional advocacy service for older adults and care recipients living in WA. They assist clients both living in their own homes and those living in residential care to understand their rights and assist with complaints resolution about the care they receive. Advocare can also assists consumers to access Home and Community Care (HACC) services if they are having difficulties navigating the new changes.
People with disabilities WA
People with Disabilities WA is the Peak disability consumer organisation representing the rights, needs and equity of all West Australian’s with a physical, intellectual, psychiatric or sensory disability through offering individual and systemic advocacy.
Carers WA is a non profit organisation dedicated to improving the lives of carers in WA. Carers WA aims to enhance and promote carers health and wellbeing by focussing on their emotional and social support needs. Service they offer include the provision of specialist information and advice, resources, carer support through counselling, education , and carer advocacy and representation.
The Alzheimers Association of WA is a non-profit, non-government organisation which caters to the needs of individuals with Dementia, their caregivers and the general public. Alzheimer’s Australia manages a wide range of innovative programs which provide information, support, counselling, training and education to people with Dementia, their families, carers as well as professionals working in the field.