Victorian Auditor-General's report: Carer Support Programs

The Victorian Auditor-General has recently released this report concerning carer support services funded by the Victorian Government. It has recommended that the Departments of Health and Human Services take action to improve carer awareness of available services; require services to identify carers and assess their needs; improve reporting on the use of brokerage funds; monitor whether carers get timely access to support and develop and monitor outcomes for carer supports. Carers Victoria was consulted by the Auditor-General and assisted its work by organising a series of focus groups which explored carer experiences of support services.

Victorian Auditor-General's report: Carer Support Programs

The Victorian Auditor-General has recently released this report concerning carer support services funded by the Victorian Government. It has recommended that the Departments of Health and Human Services take action to improve carer awareness of available services; require services to identify carers and assess their needs; improve reporting on the use of brokerage funds; monitor whether carers get timely access to support and develop and monitor outcomes for carer supports. Carers Victoria was consulted by the Auditor-General and assisted its work by organising a series of focus groups which explored carer experiences of support services.
Carers Victoria acknowledges the traditional owners of this land and pays respect to elders both past and present.

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