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So you want to be a caregiver…

Providing personal care to someone can make a huge difference in their life. It is also a big responsibility for you. ACC has some information about what you can expect as a caregiver, how to get paid, and where to find support.

Things to consider before becoming a carer

  • You may have to help with embarrassing tasks like toileting
  • Caregiving can strain personal or family relationships
  • You may need to be physically strong
  • You may need training

Page last updated: 28 November 2018

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