Caring for the carers.

Life takes all sorts of twists and turns and there is every chance that at some point, we may need someone to take care of us or, we might need to assume the role of carer.

Becoming a carer is a big step. Becoming a carer for someone with a disability is often an even bigger step, a step that brings with it many obstacles and challenges but also some heartwarming rewards and unexpected joys.

Many carers find the demands emotionally and physically draining as they often spend so much time attending to the needs of the person with a disability, that they neglect their own health and wellbeing.

Indeed, national data from both the Australian Bureau of Statistics and the Australian Unity Wellbeing Index found that 40% of carers are more likely to suffer a chronic health condition, ranging from anxiety and depression through to back and other muscular aches and pains than the rest of the community.

Add to that the sheer exhaustion of being constantly “on-call” and it is no wonder that carers often report feelings of being isolated, stressed and time-poor.

As part of its commitment to the community, Beyond Bank is focusing on the needs of those people living with a disability and also on the needs of those who care for them.

They are the unsung heroes of our community and deserve every bit of assistance and support. We’re here to help.

In the community.

Making life a little brighter for kids in foster care

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  • In the community
Our double donation days have been about supporting groups like A Better Life for Foster Kids who are making a difference in the lives of foster children and carers. It is all part of our commitment to being for and with the community.
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Partnering with Toora Women to empower women fleeing domestic violence.

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This Mother’s Day, we honour the courage and resilience of women who escape abusive homes and take on life’s obstacles to protect their children and give them a better, safer future.
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Everyday banking that’s good for you.

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  • Everyday Banking
As Australia’s first B Corp-certified bank, we commit to balancing purpose with profit by meeting the highest verified standards of social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency. We use our business as a force for good to drive positive outcomes for our people, customers, communities and planet.
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