What is Carer Coaching and In Person Peer Support?

Wellways is contracted to design, pilot and evaluate a new coaching and peer support service for carers as part of a new Australian Government initiative.

This new service offers online, face to face and group support for carers to sustain in their caring role. The service design will focus on carer health and wellbeing, building skills and capacity to manage daily challenges and peer connection. The service innovative will deliver a sustainable, accessible, equitable and effective support to meet the needs of carers across Australia.
 
Wellways have delivered educational programs and support services for families, friends and carers for over 20 years, in over 85 sites across Australia. The new carer coaching model and peer support groups will be designed collaboratively with carers and feature leading-edge digital functionality.

How can you get involved?  

Follow our links below for more information on how you can be involved in co production, as a community convener or grassroot support of this new and exciting project.

Grassroots group

This group will be asked to be involved in grassroots consultation to provide feedback on content, images and videos through short surveys.

Find out more

Download the factsheet (PDF - 164KB)

Additional services

hearing impairment symbol Hearing impaired services
https://relayservice.gov.au/
or call 13 14 50
or SMS 0416 001 350
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https://www.tisnational.gov.au/
or call 13 14 50