Carer support groups

These support groups allow carers to:

  • Receive support and meet others in a similar situation
  • Receive relevant dementia education and information
  • Enjoy the benefits of a social outing
  • Share ideas, management tips and techniques with other carers
  • Learn about local community services for people with dementia and their carers
  • Learn how to cope with issues such as loss and grief, guilt, resentment, anger, relief and other emotions which may arise
  • Learn coping mechanisms and techniques such as stress management and relaxation etc

Carer support groups meet in a wide variety of locations throughout the country, contact your local state or territory office to find out if one operates in your local area.