Introduction:

In many cases the assistance and treatment of the elderly and people with disabilities or illness is provided by family members.
This page provides information regarding the rights and services available to help and support family members who are caring for other family members.
Family members caring for other family members are eligible to receive emotional support and assistance as detailed below.


The elderly and people with disabilities or illness (both children and adults) who live in the community often require significant assistance, and in most cases it is provided informally, by their family and close friends.

  • This page summarizes information regarding the rights and services intended to assist and support family members who are caregivers for the elderly, or for a child or adult that suffers from illness or disabilities.
  • Most of the information is relevant to the primary caregivers and some is also relevant to other family members who assist in the care giving.

Employment

Income Tax

Withdrawing Funds to Treat a Sick Child

Benefits

Additional Relief

Support, assistance and community services to family caregivers from different population groups

General

Children with special needs

The Elderly and Senior Citizens

People with Alzheimer's and dementia diseases

People with Mental Health Issues

People With Intellectual Disability

People With Autism

Please Note

Aid Organizations

Government Agencies

Laws and Regulations

Additional Publications

Credits