Tammy Miles was her mother’s primary carer for 13 years, but when her mother’s condition began to deteriorate, she struggled to cope.
Feeling alone, depressed and exhausted, the situation eventually became unsustainable.
For many, the first people they reach out to for support will be family. But local council may also be able to help, and it’s also worth speaking to your regular GP.
A friend told Ms Miles to contact Carers Queensland, who put her in touch...
Empower Care is a program of Carers Queensland that helps carers find the support and information they need to make an informed decisions about their future. Carers Queensland’s Empower Care team will advocate for home carers, whether they are eligible for a home care package or not, and also supports those considering the move into residential aged care. Empower Care's home care package management service supports carers throughout their caring journey, every step of the way.