Western Australia

Series 4 - Caring for someone in Residential Care

While much of the information contained in these sheets is relevant for all carers, some of the sheets are specific to people who live in Western Australia. Find out more about Carers WA .

If you do not live in Western Australia return to the map to select your State/Territory.

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Sheet 1 Rights and responsibilities in residential care PDF file, 97 KB
Sheet 2 Accreditation in residential care facilities PDF file, 96 KB
Sheet 3 Making visiting work for you PDF file, 97 KB
Sheet 4 How to feel comfortable at the facility PDF file, 97 KB
Sheet 5 How to help the staff get to know your family member PDF file, 94 KB
Sheet 6 The importance of rediscovering a life for yourself PDF file, 95 KB
Sheet 7 How to find your new carer role in residential care PDF file, 97 KB
Sheet 8 More opportunities for carers in residential care PDF file, 95 KB
Sheet 9 Compliments, criticisms and dealing with conflict PDF file, 97 KB
Sheet 10 How to make a formal complaint PDF file, 96 KB
Sheet 11 How to deal with difficult news about your family member PDF file, 96 KB
Sheet 12 If circumstances change, can care at home be reconsidered? PDF file, 97 KB
Sheet 13 When a change in facility might be needed PDF file, 98 KB
Sheet 14 What to expect when your family member is dying PDF file, 96 KB
Sheet 15 Dealing with grief when your family member dies PDF file, 95 KB

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