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Carers SA – River Murray and Mallee Carers, Murray Bridge

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Contact Details
Email address: rivmmc@carers-sa.asn.au
Phone: (08) 8584 6855
Services Offered
Service Description: Support, Information and advocacy for family carers, providing support to a family member or friend who has a disability, is frail aged or has a chronic mental or physical illness.
Type of Organisation: Non-government organisation (e.g. Lifeline)
Brief Description of Funding Arrangements: DoHa and DCSI - Home & Communicaty Care and FaHCSIA Family Housing Community Indigenous Affairs
How Service is intergrated with other locals: This service provides links for carers to other relevant agencies for assistance in their day to day living.
Which of the following do you address:
  • Stigma reduction
  • Suicide prevention
Which Psychotherapy and/ or approaches do you use?:
  • Individual therapy
  • Supportive counselling
Service Delivery Modes:
  • Face-to-face at service providers premises
  • Home visits
  • School visits
  • Telephone
  • Email
  • Web (other)
  • Post (e.g. sending information)
Age limits: None
Specific target populations (if applicable):
  • Carers
Services Provided in languages other than english: Via phone call or face to face at office location via TIS interpretation service
People Affected By Cancer:
  • Emotional health (e.g. depression fears nervousness worry sleep loss of interest in usual activities)
  • Family/ relationship problems (e.g. dealing with children dealing with partner)
  • Social support
  • Information/ referral
Issues this service can offer for OTHERS:
  • Emotional health (e.g. depression fears nervousness worry sleep loss of interest in usual activities)
  • Family/ relationship problems (e.g. dealing with children dealing with partner)
  • Social support
  • Information/ referral
Support Group Details
Name of Support Group Co-ordinator: All staff at River Murray and Mallee Carers
Directions to meeting spot: Various around the Riverland, Mallee, Murraylands, Mid Murray and Coorong.
Name of second contact person: anne.smith@carers-sa.asn.au
Description of second contact person: Carer support worker
Phone number of second contact person: as above
Type of people welcome at the group: All family carers of any age and nationality.
Frequency of the meetings: Monthly
Time of meetings: Between 9.00am and 4.30pm
Place of meetings: Various including; hotels, clubs, community centres, art and craft galleries, tea rooms, bakeries, wineries, deli's, theatres, bowling clubs, parks and gardens, and any other venue as requested by the group.
Purpose of meetings: Social support, information and connection with other family carers
Summary: Carers SA is a statewide body representing the interests of family carers across South Australia. The Carer Advisory and Counselling Service provides carer-specific advice, [...]
Address:
4 Edward Street, Loxton, South Australia, Australia, Po box 816, Loxton, 5333, South Australia, Australia 5333
Description:

Carers SA is a statewide body representing the interests of family carers across South Australia. The Carer Advisory and Counselling Service provides carer-specific advice, information, resources and counselling to equip carers emotionally and practically in their caring role.