CSS aims to improve the quality of life of unpaid carers by supporting them in their role in caring for a relative or friend who is frail or has a disability.
A carer is a relative or a friend who cares for someone who, because of chronic illness, disability or frailty, would be unable to remain living independently in the community without such care. The purpose of the Carer Support Service is to improve the quality of life of carers by supporting them in their caring role.
Many carers live with the person they care for, others live elsewhere. The time they spend providing care may vary from a few hours each week to all day every day.
At CSS we are funded to provide assistance and support to carers who reside in South East Sydney by:
The Ruby Ball fundraiser on June 21 was a fabulous success! Congratulations to our wonderful Ambassador Cheryl Koenig OAM who was the driving force behind this event, and whose 5th book In My Blood was launched on the night by Senator Kristina Keneally. Cheryl worked tirelessly
Thank you for your support during 2018. Carer Support Service will be closed from 4pm Thursday December 20th and re-opening on Monday 14th January 2019. For emergency or respite enquiries, please contact Commonwealth Carer Respite on 1800 052 222 or their website is https://www.benevolent.org.au/
Another year has rolled around and we are looking forward to supporting our wonderful local carers in 2018.Check out the February edition of Carers Corner under "Services" or "Downloads"