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).
Health and safety of carers of persons with dementia
It’s very important for carers of people with dementia to look after their own health and make sure the home environment is safe for them as well.
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 dementia
Caring for someone with dementia can be frustrating and stressful at times, but there are organisations that can help with training and support.
Find information and resources here on residential care services that provide accommodation and support for people who can no longer live at home.
Dementia and the home environment
Making your home environment safe and comfortable for a person with dementia is very important. Check out these helpful resources.
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.
Alcoholism at home
Signs of alcoholism can include secretive drinking, and blacking out after drinking. Drinking too much can impact mental health and relationships.