Tips to prevent carer burnout There are 2.65 million unpaid carers in Australia dedicating their time and energy to supporting a loved one. It’s a deeply rewarding role, but it can also be physically and emotionally draining. If you don’t take precautions, you can experience exhaustion, stress, and even burnout.
So you’ve been approved for an NDIS plan, and now you’re ready to choose your NDIS providers and gather a support network around you. The next big question is, how will you manage your funding? Through self management, or plan management? To help you make an informed decision, here’s a
Having a disability can sometimes make it hard to connect with others. You may need to overcome certain barriers to get out and about, or you might find some social situations challenging. This can make it hard to maintain relationships, or do the things you enjoy. But this doesn’t have
Today, more older Australians are choosing to age at home rather than moving into a residential facility. According to a 2020 research paper from the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, up to 80 percent of seniors have a strong preference to keep living in their own home,
We’re all familiar with the usual New Year Resolutions that people make in January: exercise more, eat healthy food, keep your home clean, be more productive. While there’s nothing wrong with these resolutions, we shouldn’t forget to have fun! Doing things that bring us joy is good for the soul
If you have different NDIS supports, using a plan manager can help you stay on top of things and get the most out of your funding. But the tricky thing is that there are lots of options out there. How do you choose someone who is right for your needs?