The Carer Support Model

SA Country Carers follows the Carer Support Model in catering for the needs of Carers.

The model calls for support which is local, driven by the Carer, and offers a flexible range of support to assist Carers to maintain their own health and well-being.

Carer support principles include:

  • Respecting the differences and rights of individuals
  • Flexible, non-prescriptive programs to meet Carers’ needs
  • An emphasis on community development