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1 Interwork Limited presents Practical Training for Carers Resources and Support in South Australia

2 SESSION CONTENT Overview of services in South Australia Guest Speakers Activity Workstations

3 Directories for Searching Online

4 South Australian Government Website This is a comprehensive search engine which provides links to disability services and information for people with disability in South Australia Sa.gov.au

5 Directories for Searching Online Disability Online Is an Australia wide search engine which links people to disability resources

6 Directories for Searching Online Disability Information Resource Centre Has an online directory which lists all disability services within South Australia and information about those services

7 Services for Carers

8 Carer Services Commonwealth Carelink SA It provides information about care services that support and assist older people and younger people with a disability to live independently in their own homes

9 Carer Services Carers SA Consult with carers and work closely with government and other support organisations to improve the lives of caring families throughout South Australia

10 Carer Services Carer Support Carer Support aims to provide Carers with responsive, flexible and meaningful support

11 Assisted Technology

12 What is Assistive Technology Any device, system or design, that allows an individual to perform a task that they would otherwise be unable to do, or increase the ease and safety with which a task can be performed Anything that assists individuals to carry-out daily activities

13 Assistive Technology Independent Living Centre Provides independent, commercially unbiased, actionable information and advice to Government and policy-makers, and raises awareness of the role that Assistive Technology plays in enabling whole life participation in the broader community

14 Assistive Technology NovitaTech NovitaTech’s staff are working hard on some of the most challenging technology-related problems faced by people with disabilities and the aged

15 Assistive Technology Technical Aid for the Disabled SA TADSA aims to help people with disabilities overcome problems by creating, modifying or repairing devices where there is no other solution readily available

16 Mental Health

17 Mental Health Council of Australia Peak, national non-government organisation representing and promoting the interests of the Australian mental health sector, committed to achieving better mental health for all Australians

18 Mental Health Beyond Blue beyondblue is a national, independent, not-for-profit organisation working to address issues associated with depression, anxiety and related disorders in Australia

19 Mental Health SANE Australia website SANE Australia is a national charity helping all Australians affected by mental illness lead a better life – through campaigning, education and research

20 Advocacy Services

21 What is Advocacy Advocacy involves standing up for the right of another person

22 Advocacy Services Disability Advocacy and Complaints Service of South Australia Incorporated Specialisation: Accepts all disabilities

23 Advocacy Services Family Advocacy Incorporated Specialisation: Accepts all disabilities http //www.familyadvocacy.org.au/

24 Advocacy Services Citizen Advocacy South Australia Incorporated Specialisation: Intellectual disability

25 ACTIVITY

26 RECAP Evaluate the information you have received in this session Resources and Support in South Australia


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