What to expect
In Australia, there is an estimated 2.6 million carers looking after people with diverse needs. Each role is different, but they share common traits and challenges. Read more about carers in Australia below and browse other sections for more specific information on caring for someone with IBD.
Who are carers, what do they do, and what support is available? See Care Aware Australia for more information.
What is a carer? Visit Carers Australia for basic information on the roles of carers in Australia.
What do carers do? Every situation is different. Read more at Carers NSW.
There are many rewards and challenges associated with caring for someone with a chronic illness. Read more at Carers NSW.