There is an association for relatives and friends who are caring for people with a disability, mental illness, chronic condition or who are frail aged.
Carers NSW produces several fact sheets with information about support for carers, financial assistance and legal issues.
* Caring for an older person
* Dealing with Hospitals
* Considering Residential Care
* Caring for someone in Residential Care
The information is sometimes specific to NSW and the full list can be seen at the CarersNSW site:
For other states see: