Health Professionals & Researchers

What we do

The Carers Program:

  • leads the development of the SESLHD Carers Strategy and implements NSW Health Recognition and Support for Carers Key directions 2018-2020
  • facilitates understanding of carer needs and ways to address these needs, including through targeted research
  • builds capacity of the local health district through training and education to health professionals; and development of resources
  • supports carer-inclusive strategies, including working carers
  • promotes participation of carers in the design and delivery of services
  • improves systems to assist carers to access information, support and services
  • works with key stakeholders and partner organisations to support carers

Download the South Eastern Sydney Local Health District Carers Strategy 2019-2022.

To support service planning, Primary Integrated and Community Care has commissioned the report ‘Vulnerable and Priority Populations: Population Profile April 2018’ based on the 2016 Census data. Demographic data can be accessed on the Population Profile for Carers and the Population Profile for People with a Disability living within the South Eastern Sydney Local Health District.

Planning

There is a range of National, State and District Plans which inform our work including:

Did you know?

In the South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD), 10% of people over 15 years are carers, and 60% of these carers are women.