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Carer tips and tools

From transport needs to health care and finances, here are tips and tools to help the person you are caring for retain independence, and help you do the job well.

Carer tips

Sometimes taking care of yourself is the best way to take care of others.

A few tips for teens and young people who have to take care of older adults in their lives.

What are the transport needs of the person you are caring for? Losing the ability to drive can make people anxious about feeling isolated. You may need to explain the alternatives that can help them retain independence.

Part of the medical attention the person you care for receives will be regular appointments with their GP or other health professionals, but there are many other ways to make a positive impact on the health of the person you are caring for.

Read more about taking care of yourself to be a better carer.

Carer tools

This article can help you identify resources that are available to you and the person you are caring for.

Here’s how to identify the main physical care needs of the person you’re caring for and find out whether you will need additional support.

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