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Carers Alliance welcomes news of carer payment improvements

by laurie

7 July, 2019 The Government’s announcement that it will make payment rules fairer for parents and spouses caring for elderly, ill, and disabled loved ones has been welcomed by the…

Funded Family Care stakeholder engagement report released

Carers NZ welcomes the Government’s release of a paper outlining issues and possible solutions about paid family care policy. Undertaken by Sapere, research for the paper included an online survey…

Global State of Care

IACO the international network of carer organisations has released its global report on the state of caregiving in 9 countries. This landmark report is on global carer priorities, featuring policies…

Path to fairer payment policy for family carers begins with Government announcement

MEDIA RELEASE 26 September, 2018 Today’s news that Cabinet has agreed to consider changes to Funded Family Care is an achievement for families after years of court and human rights…

Flexible Funding To Support Disabled People and their Families report

The New Zealand Carers Alliance contracted Synergia to undertake a review and analysis of New Zealand’s flexible funding models notably Carer Support and Individualised Funding and its variants. The resulting…

Dementia carers feeling overwhelmed

Over half of people caring for a loved one with dementia and cognitive performance issues are overwhelmed, while many also say they are finding themselves feeling “distressed” or “angry”. Data…