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Byron Shire Respite Service Inc. has been servicing the Byron Shire region for 25 years
and 
is supported by the Australian Government Department of Health.
Visit www.health.gov.au for more information.

Due to recent government changes, responsibility for ageing and aged care has recently moved to the Department of Health from the Department of Social Services (DSS). Information about ageing and aged care is currently still available on the DSS website, and will be transferred to the Department of Health website shortly. For current information of ageing and aged care,
please visit: www.dss.gov.au/ageing-and-aged-care

Last updated by Byron Shire Respite Service Inc. December 1st 2016.

 

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Join us at the Brunswick Heads Christmas Market
on Wednesday the 14th December from 3-9pm

You can support Byron Shire Respite Service by purchasing a gift item from our stall.
Goodies for sale will include knitted toys, jams and other edibles made with love
by our Thursday social group, carers and other proud supporters.

 

 National Disability Standards Accredited           National Home Care Standards Accredited

 

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     Respite

   Contact Commonwealth Respite
   and Carelink Centres 1800 052 222


Congratulations to the following supporters, who last Sunday 6th November won one of 10 DINNERS FOR TWO! Thank you to our great local eateries for making this raffle possible, and everybody who purchased a $2 raffle ticket. Be sure to keep an eye out for our next fabulous raffle.


John won a dinner for two at Byron at Byron 
Estelle won a dinner for two at Elements at Byron 
Phyllis won a dinner for two at the Balcony 
Sylvia won a dinner for two at Targa 
Michael won a dinner for two at Hogs Breath 

Kerry won a dinner for two at Sura 
Janelle won a dinner for two at the Middle Pub 
Meredith won a dinner for two at the Main Street Burger Bar
Rakhshi won a dinner for two at the Happy Chilli Garden
Sarit won a dinner for two at the Poinciana

 

The Carer Gateway is an Australian Government initiative. It provides information about the services and support available for people who care for someone with a disability, a chronic illness, dementia, mental illness or who is frail aged.
To learn more call 1800 422 737 (8am – 6pm, Monday-Friday), or visit www.carergateway.gov.au

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Carer Gateway website for carers is a great place to start for support and services
The website provides practical information and resources to support carers and its
interactive service finder helps carers connect to local support services.

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 Please click onto the above image to open a 4 page pdf of December's Carers' Newsletter.
If you would like to be on our mailing list to recieve a newsletter monthly
or discuss any aspect of your caring role, please telephone Barbara on 6685 1619.

 


Although funding for the Commonwealth Home Support Programme has been provided by the Australian Government,

the material contained herein does not necessarily represent the views or policies of the Australian Government.

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