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Helpful Links

Helpful Links

FOOD SERVICES
Meals on Wheels Ph: 4869 4032

RESPITE
Baptist Community Services 
In-Home Dementia support, Veterans Home Care, Carer support
Home Flexi Care – Southern Highlands www.bcs.org  Ph: 4823 6888

ACAT (Aged Care Assessment Team)  Ph: 4861 8000
Team has nurses, social workers, occupational therapists. Aged care and dementia advice.

Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centres www.commcarelink.health.gov.au
Ph: 1800 052 222. Can provide information on local aged and community care services and arrange respite for carers.

Emergency Respite Care Ph: 1800 059 059
Wingecarribee Home Care Service Branch www.homecare.nsw.gov.au Ph: 1800 350 792
River Cottage Camden Ph: 4659 0590

SUPPORT SERVICES
Alzheimers Australia www.alzheimers.org.au  Ph: 9805 0100  
Alzheimers Hotline Ph: 1800 639 331
Arthritis Support Group  www.arthritisnsw.org.au Ph: 1800 011 041
Southern Highlands Bereavement Service Ph: 4862 1701
Carer Resource Centre www.carersnsw.asn.au  Ph: 1800 242 636
Carer Support Group  Ph: 4871 1230
Community Transport  Ph: 4872 3722
Interchange Wingecarribee Inc. www.iwi.org.au  Ph: 4862 2644
Neighbour Aid, Peer Support, Community Options, Respite, Day Programmes.
PADP (Provision of appliances for disabled people)
www.enable.health.nsw.gov.au/services/padp  Ph: 4861 0273
Parkinsons Support www.parkinsonsnsw.org.au Ph: 4861 1239
Red Cross Home Support
Stroke Support / Tadpoles Ph: 4869 2023

USEFUL CONTACTS
Anglican Retirement Villages (ARV) www.arv.org.au Ph: 4872 4665
Aged Care Australia www.agedcareaustralia.gov.au
Aged Care Complaints  Ph: 1800 550 552
Aged & Community Care Info Line Ph: 1800 500 853
Argyle Housing  Ph: 4629 3222
Australian Hearing  Ph: 131 797 www.hearing.com.au
Carer Advisory and Counselling Service Ph: 1800 242 632
For family carer support and counselling.
Centrelink Ph: 132 300 www.centrelink.gov
Commonwealth Carelink  Ph: 1800 052 222 www.commcarelink.health.gov.au
Council on the Ageing  Ph: 1800 449 102 www.cota.org.au
Dept Health & Aged Care  Ph: 9263 3555 www.health.nsw.gov.au
Dept of Housing  Ph: 4629 3222 www.housing.nsw.gov.au
Dept of Veteran Affairs  Ph: 1300 551 918 www.dva.gov.au
Interpreter Services Ph: 02 9828 6088
National Dementia Hotline Ph: 1800 100 500
Seniors Information Service Ph: 131 224 www.seniors.asn
Tars – The Aged Care Rights Service Ph: 1800 424 079 www.tars.com.au
Vision Australia Ph: 1300 847 466 www.visionaustralia.org.au

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