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Are you a carer? Here’s some new local research

Friday 28 March 2008

Department of Health and AgeingIf you’re a carer for someone with ME/CFS, you might be interested in a new report.

The Department of Health and Ageing has just published The Health and Wellbeing of Adult Family Carers in South Australia: An Epidemiological Analysis 1994-2004.

The report is available online at www.health.sa.gov.au/PROS/. It can also be downloaded here:

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The Health and Wellbeing of Adult Family Carers in South Australia: An Epidemiological Analysis 1994-2004 (PDF, 2.87MB)

Carers SA is also holding a forum on it on 3 April.

Read on…

 

Health and Wellbeing of Adult Family Carers in South Australia:

Discussion of new research

Carers SA invites you to join us to hear more about the findings of this important research.

The Report, “The Health and Wellbeing of Adult Family Carers in South Australia: an epidemiological analysis 1994-2004”, discusses the findings of research into statistics from south Australian surveys, in particular the Health Omnibus Survey. The researchers observed that Carers were statistically significantly more likely to report chronic conditions than non-carers.

The research, released by the Department of Health Population Research and Outcome Studies Unit was a partnership between Carers SA, Anne Stacey, Independent researcher, and the Population Research and Outcome Studies Unit.

This forum provides an opportunity for service providers, health professionals and policy makers to hear an outline of the research findings and to discuss their implications for service delivery.

Thursday, 3 April 2008
9:15am - 12:30pm

Ballroom, Fullarton Park Centre
411 Fullarton Road, Fullarton

Presentations:
Associate Professor Anne Taylor
Tiffany Gill: Senior Epidemiologist
Anne Stacey: Independent Researcher

Questions and Discussion:
Rosemary Warmington: CEo Carers SA

a Carers SA Service Providers Network Meeting

RSVP to reception on 8271 6288 by Mon 31 March

For more information call Phil on 8271 6288 or email phil@carers-sa.asn.au

For further information about Carers SA please visit http://www.carers-sa.asn.au

“This message has been authorised by Tony Sherbon, Chief Executive Department of Health”

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