Tag Archives: carers

Updates to MedicineWise app help ease carer role

Funded by Family and Community Services NSW, updates to the free NPS MedicineWise app now enable carers and healthcare workers of one or more people to keep details of everyone they care for in one app, including details of medicines.   The app updates also allow people who have more …

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Obligations threaten young carers’ futures

Young Australians providing care for family members with mental illnesses, alcohol and drug addictions are struggling to keep up with their studies, according to new research. The Flinders University and UNSW study found the problem will remain without an adjustment to flexibility in schools and personalised intervention programs. The results …

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Guild finds synergy with palliative care

Palliative Care Australia (PCA) and The Pharmacy Guild of Australia (Guild) have committed to work together to facilitate better outcomes for people receiving palliative care and their families and carers. A memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed today outlining the following objectives: To share knowledge, skills and resources in the …

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