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Resources

  • 2020 National Carers Survey SA Overview

    In 2020 the Carers NSW Carer Survey was conducted nationally for the first time, with the support of the National Carer Network. A summary report was launched on Sunday 11 October 2020 to mark the beginning of National Carers Week.

  • 2020 National Carer Survey – Report

    This summary report provides an overview of high-level national findings from the 2020 National Carer Survey including some state and territory comparisons highlights.

  • Carers SA – Impact of COVID-19 Survey Results

    An infographic highlighting the results of a Carers SA Survey to approximately 1,400 carers regarding the impacts of COVID-19 on themselves and their caring role.

  • Transport and Care – Bridge to Cars Pilot Report 2019

    This report contains a detailed process description, evaluation discussions and shares insights into the project and the subsequent Bridge to Cars Vehicle Sharing Pilot 2019.

  • Transport and Care Project and “Bridge to Cars” Pilot

    Released May 2019 – South Australian carers have told us for a very long time that transport is a major issue.
    The Fact Sheet provides project background information and updates regarding a new vehicle sharing pilot in the Murray Bridge region.

  • Transport and Care Survey 2018 – Summary Report

    Carers SA conducted a research project investigating transport issues across metropolitan and regional South Australia.
    This summary of our finding is designed to support transport advocacy strategies across sectors and allow community and carer concerns around transport (and supported transport) to be heard.

  • Transport and Care

    Released August 2018 - South Australian carers have told us for a very long time that transport is a major issue for their families, and especially so in regional and remote areas.

  • Carers Count 2017 – Survey Report

    Carers SA Report - December 2017 - Report outlining the results from the bi-annual carers survey which highlights the everyday life of unpaid carers and puts a spotlight on the issues and challenges faced by carers and their families.

  • Young Carer Transition Points

    Carers SA Report - May 2017 - Report outlining and explaining the transition points young carers go through from early childhood right through to 25 years of age.

  • Carers SA Young Carer Service Model and Pilot

    7th International Carers Conference – Presentation of Carers SA’s Young Carer Service Model and Pilot - 06-Oct-2017.

  • 2017 Carers Count Survey Data Summary

    Summary document of the 2017 Carers Survey, highlighting many important important statistics regarding carers in South Australia.

  • National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

    Released August 2017 - things Carers need to know about the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) today.

  • LGBTI Carers

    Issues and Challenges - student placement project - January 2017. Addresses who are LGBTI carers, barriers to entry, conflict and layers of grief, heternormative care environments and recommendations.

  • Unpaid Carers in South Australia

    Released January 2017 - based on 2015 ABS data - includes South Australian key statistics on number of carers, employment and income and role of caring.

  • Young Carers – What Next?

    Accompanying resource to Carer SA's Good Practice Forum - “Young Carers – What Next?” - October 2016.

  • Online Resources

    Released June 2015 - collection of online or digital resources for carers to assist carers in their caring role.

  • An Extra Degree of Difficulty: Older LGBTI carers (2015)

    Carers Victoria took part in a national research project exploring the experiences and needs of older LGBTI carers and the carers of older LGBTI Australians. The project was led by the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society at La Trobe University, Val's Café Inclusive Practice Network and Carers Australia and provides information and practical strategies around supporting LGBTI carers. Findings and stories from this research have been included in An Extra Degree of Difficulty evidence based resource.