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'Guiding support for family carers'



What We Do

  • We work with organisations to provide better information and supports to Family Carers. We provide them with opportunities to collaborate on initiatives including National Carers Week, a multi-agency and multi-disciplinary Family Carer Research Group, and joint policy submissions.
  • We deliver a number of carer specific projects; namely an Online Family Carer Support Project a Back to Work Project and a Technology Skills Development Project
  • We commission relevant research that supports focused and quality interventions in the lives of Family Carers.


  • July 19th The notes from the DSP Annual Carers Forum are now available on here.
  • June 30th The Care Alliance Discussion Paper Series returns with an update of the first paper - Defining Carers - initially published in 2015. Download a copy of the updated paper here
  • June 15th Confidence is key in the return to work for family carers. 18 carers have secured employment since May 2021. Read Press Statement here 
  • June 14th Former Family Carers encouraged to request booklet to support them post caring. Read Press Statement here  Download soft copy here Request hard copy via
  • June 13th Launch of 16th National Carers Week. Read Press Statement here or visit
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