Carers, caring and respite care services*This document is available in English as well as in languages other than English. Links to the English and multilingual resources can be accessed further below. To download information click on the selected language. This will take you directly to the resource. The information in brackets gives the format and file size if known. Note that some PDFs can be quite large and may take several minutes to download.
Title: Carers, caring and respite care services (Links to English resource)
Summary: This translated video describes the critical role of carers in Victoria’s health system. The video outlines that there are financial and support services available to carers, encourages the understanding of changes involved in caring and how to plan for those changes, and provides practical advice about how to manage appointments and medication as well as challenging behaviours and communication.
How to switch on subtitles on the videoSubtitles for this video are available in 18 different languages. Follow the instructions below to read the subtitles in your preferred language:
- At the right bottom of the screen activate closed captions by clicking on the ‘CC’ symbol.
- Then click on ‘Settings’ located next to the ‘CC’ symbol.
- Click on ‘Subtitles’ and choose your preferred language.
Organisation: Victorian Department of Health & Human Services
Publishing date: August 2017
Last reviewed: August 2017
Target audience: New arrivals
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Arabic (WORD file)
Assyrian (WORD file)
Burmese (PDF file)
Chinese (Simplified) (WORD file)
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Dari (WORD file)
Farsi (Persian) (WORD file)
Greek (WORD file)
Hindi (WORD file)
Karen (PDF file)
Khmer (Cambodian) (WORD file)
Serbian (WORD file)
Somali (WORD file)
Swahili (Kenyan) (WORD file)
Tagalog (Filipino) (WORD file)
Tamil (PDF file)
Turkish (WORD file)
Vietnamese (WORD file)
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