Caring for someone can be physically and emotionally exhausting, but regular breaks can help relieve stress. Find out about respite care here.
Respite care for carers of people with dementia
Caring for a person with dementia can be rewarding, but it can be physically and emotionally tiring. It’s important to take regular breaks from your caring role (respite).
Supporting carers of people with dementia
Caring for someone with dementia can be frustrating and stressful at times, but there are organisations that can help with training and support.
Younger onset dementia
People under 65 can develop so-called younger onset dementia. Learn about planning, legal rights and respite care for people with early onset dementia.
Caring for someone with a mental illness
Caring for a friend or family member with a mental illness can be challenging. These tips will help you look after your own mental health and access support.
Caring for someone with cancer
If you care for someone with cancer, find useful information and resources here on carer roles, emotional and financial support for you, and more.
Huntington's affects the nervous system and worsens over time. Symptoms include difficulty controlling limbs, and cognitive and emotional changes.
Dementia – an overview
Dementia is a disease that affects one’s memory, thinking and behaviour. There is no cure but early intervention can improve quality of life.
Palliative care is holistic care that aims to improve the quality of life of people who are dying. Read about the range of services available.
Hospital discharge planning
Hospital discharge planning aims to make sure that once you leave hospital you continue to get the right healthcare from the right people. Read more.