Monthly Archives: January 2015

International Conference of Attachment and Trauma Informed Practice

Building on the success of the inaugural Journey to Recovery: The International Conference of Attachment and Trauma Informed Practice in 2013, we are excited to announce the 2015 edition of this community event. In 2013, Lighthouse Institute and its community … Continue reading

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Investigation Into The Beliefs Of Carers About Medicines

Researchers at the University of Sydney are interested in how carers of older people feel about medicines and having changes made to their care recipient’s medicines. The researchers hope the project will provide them with information to better manage individuals … Continue reading

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Care For Me App 

The Care For Me app was developed by Damon Taylor, a full time carer for her son who was born with cerebral palsy. The Care For Me App ensures a person’s individual support plan and individual preferences are portable and … Continue reading

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2015 Young Carer Scholarships (VIC)

Carers Victoria is proud to once again offer our Young Carer Scholarship program. Over 105,000 young people in Victoria are believed to have significant care responsibilities. They may support their mother, father, sister or brother at home because of a … Continue reading

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Save The Date!  – A message from the national respite association

We have a number of great events this year that we want you to know about! These events focus on big system change in disability, mental health and aged care which affect you and your organization – we don’t want … Continue reading

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Mind Australia Newsletter

Click hear to download “Community Mind”- Mind Australia’s e-newsletter for family, friends & carers.

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Arafmi WA Alert

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Open Your Mind Poetry Competition

 Now is the time to get your entries in for the annual poetry competition run by the Lorikeet Centre from Mental Illness Fellowship of WA. The Lorikeet Centre’s “Open Your Mind” poetry competition is on again for 2015. This year … Continue reading

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The 16th International Mental Health Conference

Almost half the total Australian population experience a mental disorder at some time in their lives. Becoming more resilient will help with the ability to bounce back from difficult times and avoid developing mental illnesses such as depression, anxiety or … Continue reading

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6th annual National Disability Summit

The upcoming 6th annual National Disability Summit, being held on the 18-19 March, kicks off with an opening keynote address by The Hon Susan Ryan AO, Age and Disability Discrimination Commissioner, Australian Human Rights Commission. This policy driven presentation will … Continue reading

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