Who's Who of Hospital Staff is a leaflet designed to help carers understand the roles of the different staff that they may interact with in hospitals and clinics.
Carer Information : Staying overnight with us - Information sheet for carers who need to stay with their family member whilst they are in hospital where that person may be unsettled and disorientated.
Communication and Care Cues (CCC) Information for Family & Carers - People with dementia, intellectual disability, or other memory and thinking problems, often have difficulty coping in an unfamiliar environment like hospital and may find it hard to communicate their needs. As a carer, your knowledge of the patient, especially in regards to communication and behaviour, can help us provide better 'person-centered' care. So when someone you care for comes into hospital, please ask about, and fill out theCCC Form. Alternatively, you can complete this form now and have it ready for when you next come to hospital.
Coming into RNSH from Rural Areas - The NSLHD Carer Support Service recognises that coming to hospital can be a challenging time, especially for rural visitors. In a large city like Sydney it can be difficult to locate local amenities, accommodation and services such as chemists, shops, accommodation, transport and medical centres. This guide may assist rural visitors with navigating and finding their way around Royal North Shore Hospital and its local area.
ITPASSThe Isolated Patients Travel and Accommodation Assistance Scheme is a NSW Government scheme providing financial assistance towards travel and accommodation costs when a patient needs to travel long distances for treatment that is not available locally.
REACH Brochures - Are you worried about a change in condition of the person you care for? YES? Then REACH out. REACH brochures are available in 10 different languages including: English, Arabic, Chinese simplified, Chinese Traditional, Greek, Italian, Korean, Macedonian, Nepali, Spanish and Vietnamese.
Medicine Considerations At home, coming to hospital and leaving hospital - what you need to know.
Discharge Checklist for family and carers - things to consider when the person you care for is leaving hospital.
Think Patient - Think Carer - GP Action Guide - Supporting and involving carers in our community. A guide for general practitioners (GPs) and primary care teams. This guide aims to provide information to general practitioners on the caring experience; what it means to be a carer; the impact of caring for another person; and how a GP can support those important partnerships in caring.
Interpreter Information Help for non-English speakers