Alfred Health Carer Services

Are you looking after someone? 

Perhaps you care for an older parent who you visit regularly, a partner you look after 24 hours or a child with a disability.  If you're taking even some responsibility for someone who is an older person, or who has a disability, mental illness or dementia then you are one of the 700,000 family carers who live in Victoria.

From August 2014, the Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centre Southern Region will be known as Alfred Health Carer Services.

We support carers in Melbourne's south by providing information, support, and access to respite and other community services.  Our role is to try to make the lives of carers a little bit easier.  

We work in the ten local government areas of Bayside, Cardinia, Casey, Frankston, Glen Eira, Greater Dandenong, Kingston, Mornington Peninsula, Port Phillip and Stonnington and are a part of Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centres nationally.


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Connections Cafe has been established to give people living with dementia and their family an opportunity to enjoy time together in the company of others in a similar situation.  Come along and enjoy a relaxed cafe atmosphere with entertainment and morning tea. 


Did you know Alzheimers Australia publish a blog - which is a useful resource on a range of topics and resources about dementia including so much of the great information which is out there to help carers and families.