Make a positive impact on your physical and mental wellbeing on World Kindness Day

World Kindness Day is held globally on 13 November, celebrating the importance of kindness to oneself, others and the entire world. The day promotes the idea of making the world a better place by carrying out acts of kindness and acknowledging the positive impact kindness has on all of our lives.

Please say hello to Tereza – 83 years young

At 83 years of age and living alone since her husband died several years ago, Tereza loves it when her CatholicCare support workers come to visit to take her on walks or outings. “I’m a people person!” she says. “I just love seeing people and talking to them.”

Caring for carers during National Carers Week

National Carers Week is being celebrated from 10 - 16 October, recognising the valuable work that carers throughout the country perform day in, day out. The week has been held annually since 1992.

There’s millions of reasons to care during National Carers Week

As we enter what we hope to be the final phases of the worldwide COVID pandemic, we are still wary of how unsettled the past year has left us. For carers — people who have been providing care and support to those with disabilities, mental health issues, chronic conditions, terminal illnesses, and even old age — it is more important than ever to ensure that they don't forget to care for themselves.