News & events

You can read about general news and events for carers below.

We also collect and publish lots more information for carers of people with mental illness here and carers of a child or an adult with a disability here.

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Free Carer Event - Getting Ready for the NDIS

Thursday 05 Jul 2018

Alfred Health Carer Services invites people who care for someone with disability to attend a free NDIS information session.

Three sessions available

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New Horizons - program for bereaved carers

Wednesday 20 Jun 2018

This three day program is for bereaved carers and is facilitated by a Carers Victoria counsellor. It offers an opportunity to explore issues of loss and grief in a safe and supportive environment.

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Free Carer Event - High Tea and Theatre *FULL*

Tuesday 05 Jun 2018

We’re off to see the Wizard!

Alfred Health Carer Services is excited to invite carers and secondary carers to a high tea at The Hotel Windsor followed by a matinee performance of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s London Palladium production of The Wizard of Oz.

This free event includes high tea, theatre tickets and program, and return transport from Caulfield, Frankston or Dandenong.

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COTA Victoria Transport Forum - 28 June 2018

Thursday 31 May 2018

COTA Victoria forum on transport for older Australians.

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Carers Victoria - Counselling Workshop 18 July 2018

Thursday 31 May 2018

Carers Victoria Counsellors will host a one day counselling workshop reflecting on carer well-being and self-care.

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