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Carers come in all shapes, sizes & ages. Are you a carer? Take Our Quiz to find out. 

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Other Services That Can Help

Proactive planning for respite – free online guide!

It can be hard to plan for breaks. We’ve made it easier with our comprehensive Time Out planning guide, available in print or download it here. Handy templates and advice from carers about ways to organise breaks so you can recharge and care for yourself, too. To order print copies phone the Carers NZ helpline 0800 777 797 or email Bulk copies available for organisations!

CareWise | Looking After Carers At Work

Carewise is a new initiative with a new website coming to the web soon. Look out for it!

Paid Family Care: Options for New Zealand

This paper was prepared by Sapere for Carers NZ and the Carers Alliance last year, to inform government decision making about paid family care. Read it here.  On 7 July government announced proposed changes to Funded Family Care. See our response here.

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    Would you like to meet other carers in your community or host your own MeetUp? It’s easy with our toolkit.
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