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unicare advice on care issues

We undertake confidential research for you, make phone calls which can take up so much of your time and send you the relevant information, contact details and forms.

Here is a list of general advice centres which we contact when undertaking research - they are there to help you if you have any questions.

Further down, you can find a list of different networking opportunities and courses for family carers.


  • GGZ - Geriatrische Gesundheitszentren der Stadt Graz (geriatric health care centres operated by the City of Graz): GGZ information point for care options, 0316/7060-1150, ggz.infostelle(at)stadt.graz.at
  • GPZ - Geronto-psychiatrisches Zentrum Graz-Ost, 0316/890035, (psychogeriatric care) gpz(at)gfsg.at
  • Advice and information relating to care provided by the Federal Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Consumer Protection: Care hotline (free of charge): 0800/201622, pflegetelefon(at)sozialministerium.at
  • Search page for care homes, home care, accessibility, care items, information about care - www.pflegesuche.at
  • Plattform für Pflegende Angehörige des Sozialministeriums, (platform for family carers organised by the Federal Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Consumer Protection)  - www.pflegedaheim.at/


Meet-ups for carers in Styria

IG Pflege (interest group for carers) provides information on meet-ups for carers in Austria – meet-ups in Styria can be found further down the page.

Courses on care organised by the Styrian Red Cross

The Styrian Red Cross regularly organises courses for family carers on topics such as “coping with dementia”. Take a look at the current range of courses or send an enquiry to the unikid & unicare office.

Interest group for family carers (Interessengemeinschaft pflegender Angehöriger)

This organisation represents the interests of family carers in the whole of Austria, working to improve the living situation of family carers and raise awareness of the topic. They provide information and links about care, financial and legal questions, care institutions, social services and care items.


Mag. Julia Spiegl, Head of department
Harrachgasse 32, 8010 Graz
Phone:+43 (0)316 380 - 2168

Please make an appointment


Information on financial support
unikid - living with children
unicare - caring for adults/elderly

application forms day care leave, birth, Papamonat, parental leave, care leave, end-of-life care leave, ...

GUIDELINES career breaks

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