Caring for the carers

Caring for the carers

  To be an effective carer, it is important to look after your own health and well-being. This helps you to have the energy and strength required for your vital role.   If you have found yourself saying no to social events, not getting enough exercise or losing touch with your own sense of well-being because you are a carer…

Caring for a loved one with dementia

Caring for a loved one with dementia

  Caring for a loved one living with dementia can be a wonderfully fulfilling experience however it can bring about many challenges. The role of a carer can place significant physical and mental strain which can impact your health and therefore your ability to look after another person. To be an effective caregiver, you must first care for yourself. If you…