The Carer Consultant role supports the carers and families of mental health consumers in Mimidi Park, Rockingham General Hospital.
The Carer Consultant runs support groups and education and training events. One-to-one support is provided by the Carer Consultant whereby information on mental health, the carers experience and support services for the carer and family can be provided.
The Carer Consultant is a carer in their personal life and can talk about their real experience of being a carer.
The Carer Consultant also works with the consumer, staff and services to maximise support, recognition and respect for the carers and their families.