Carer Support

Our Carer Support Groups provide information and support for those caring for a friend or family member living with dementia

Alzheimer’s Queensland’s Carer Support and Education Groups have recently recommenced.

Brisbane North and Brisbane South

Occurring over alternate weeks, our Brisbane North and Brisbane South groups run on Thursday mornings from 9:30–11:30am and bookings are essential. To register to attend our Brisbane North or Brisbane South groups, please contact Home Care and Disability Administration Officer Paige Duffy on 07 3422 3055 or at hcpadmin@alzqld.org.au.

These groups are curated for carers, and we ask that loved ones and family members for whom you care do not attend. If loved ones or family require care while you are attending the group, please contact our Multi Service Centres to arrange attendance at our day respite programs. While there is no cost incurred for carers to attend the Carer Support and Education Groups, there will be a cost for clients to attend our Multiservice Centre day respite programs.

Brisbane North - May 13th, May 27th, June 10th, June 24th, July 8th.

Brisbane South - May 6th, May 20th, June 3rd, June 17th, July 1st, July 15th

Toowoomba Carer Support Group

Toowoomba Carer Support Groups commenced on Monday March 29, and will run weekly from 09.30am at the Village on the Downs Community Centre on Drayton Road. Bookings are essential through our Toowoomba Multi Service Centre on 07 4635 2966.

These groups are curated for carers, and we ask that loved ones and family members for whom you care do not attend. If loved ones or family require care while you are attending the group, please contact our Multi Service Centres to arrange attendance at our day respite programs. While there is no cost incurred for carers to attend the Carer Support and Education Groups, there will be a cost for clients to attend our Multiservice Centre day respite programs.

Ipswich Carer Support Group

Ipswich Carer Support Group commenced Thursday March 25. Held weekly from 10–11.30am at our site at 85 Chermside Road, East Ipswich. Bookings are essential, please call the centre on 07 3812 2253.

These groups are curated for carers, and we ask that loved ones and family members for whom you care do not attend. If loved ones or family require care while you are attending the group, please contact our Multi Service Centres to arrange attendance at our day respite programs. While there is no cost incurred for carers to attend the Carer Support and Education Groups, there will be a cost for clients to attend our Multiservice Centre day respite programs.

Gold Coast Carer Support Group

Gold Coast Carer Support Groups are running fortnightly from May 10th, from 09.30am - 11:30am  at Club Musgrave Southport. Bookings are essential through our Gold Coast Multi Service Centre on 07 5613 1844.

These groups are curated for carers, and we ask that loved ones and family members for whom you care do not attend. If loved ones or family require care while you are attending the group, please contact our Multi Service Centres to arrange attendance at our day respite programs. While there is no cost incurred for carers to attend the Carer Support and Education Groups, there will be a cost for clients to attend our Multiservice Centre day respite programs.

May 10th, May 24th, June 7th, June 21st, July 5th, July 19th

Queensland-Wide Telephone Support Group

Carer Support Groups provide information and support for those caring for a friend or family member with dementia. Please ring 1800 639 331 or email enquiries@alzqld.org.au  for more information, to register or to be placed/removed from the mailing list.

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