Support groups for asbestos victims and their families
There are many excellent asbestos illness support groups within Australia. Their main purpose is to provide accurate and current information, and support you and your family.
Asbestos Disease Support Groups
To obtain details of the Asbestos Disease Support Groups in your state please contact Slater and Gordon on 1800 555 616.
Allied health services
There are also allied health services available in every state and hospital that may be of great assistance to you, providing social work and counselling support.
Slater and Gordon Social Work Services
Our firm has long recognised the value of social work in addressing emotional and social issues which may arise if a person is affected by injury or illness.
Slater and Gordon has a Social Work Service Department and employs experienced social workers to provide these services to clients at no additional cost.
Slater and Gordon Social Work Services provide:
Assessment of immediate and longer term needs, coordination of services and support for clients and their families where appropriate
Support and education to clients and their carers regarding the implications of their changed lifestyle as a consequence of major injury or illness
Referral to relevant services, professionals and agencies regarding emotional, financial, accommodation, support and care issues
Information about services and eligibility criteria to enable clients to access appropriate assistance and care.