There are sources of help available that can make the job of caring easier. If you want to be a good carer, it is good to know where to find help when you need it. The more support you have, the more successful you are likely to be.
Sharing the load
Being a carer carries lots of responsibilities. Here are tips on sharing the load.
Read more about the best ways to get support from friends and family.
Support systems for carers are out there. Here's where to find them.
Long term care
With an assisted living home your loved one will be able to continue to live independently. There are private and council run assisted living schemes.
A residential care home may be the best option if the person you are caring for requires round-the-clock care and assistance. Read more here.