Carers WA – A non-profit community based organisation and registered charity dedicated to improving the lives of the estimated 200,000 family Carers living in Western Australia. Part of the National Carers Association, we are the peak body recognised both state and federally, as the voice of family carers, representing your interests in the Western Australian community.
Cota WA – Connecting Over 50s Throughout Australia, formerly known as Council on the Ageing, is an independent consumer organisation run by and for senior Australians. for local information
Silver Chain Nursing Association Inc – Offers a diverse range of quality services to support people with disabilities and/or life-limiting illnesses, regardless of age and status, to live in the community.
Southern District Support Association Inc – Assists people living within the Perth south-east corridor to remain in their own homes for as long as they wish, to prevent inappropriate placement in hostels and nursing homes.
Support & Therapy Centre – Murdoch Community Hospice – The Centre caters for both public and private patients living in the community and inpatients at Murdoch Community Hospice who have an active/progressive illness. These services are extended to carers in recognition that they also require practical and emotional support. In keeping with the guidelines of Palliative Care Australia, the Support and Therapy centre offers a holistic approach to health care by providing a range of social, complementary and diversional therapies to complement conventional medicine.
WA Day Clubs: The Day Club program is designed to assist veterans, war widows and general members of the community to stay independent through participation in activities and develop social connections. Day Clubs offer their members an opportunity to • Meet new friends; • Participate in games and activities; • Challenge their thinking with discussions and quizzes; • Relax in a social setting; • Get out and about; • And most of all, have FUN! There are several Day Clubs currently running in Western Australia, see the website for details.