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Resources for Mental Health Carers

Tandem Tip Sheets

NDIS First Plan Conversation: Tips for Mental Health Carers, Families & Friends


Mental Health Australia Resources:

NDIS Guide and Checklist for Mental Health Carers

NDIS - Information for Families and Carers 

NDIS Support for Carers

Carers Australia - NDIS & Carers 

Carers Australia have provided two de-identified examples of a typical Carer Statement to assist carers in preparing their own Carer Statement. The NDIA does not have a formal template for the carer statement so every carer statement will be a unique. Example 1  Example 2 (These statements are a guide only.)

Carers Victoria has developed a resource for Carers: Introduction to the NDIS

Carers Australia can link you with another carer who has already supported the person they care for to transition across to the NDIS through their Carers Australia’s Peer Conversation Partners Project. You can also watch videos of other carers sharing their learnings about the NDIS.

 What are nominees and guardians under the NDIS? 

Mental Health Australia (MHA): Webinar available to replay: Mental Health Carers and the NDIS

Mental Health Australia and Carers Australia have presented an informative webinar (online session) for Mental Health Carers about accessing  the NDIS. More