‘I’m an occupational therapist because of my experience as a carer.’
Content tagged with 'Caring for someone'
‘It was the hardest thing I’ve done, but I’m glad I could be his carer.’
The person you care for may need help in travelling outside the home. Knowing how to get around and what you need to think about when travelling can help to make things easier.
The person you care for is likely to have health problems, and may sometimes also have challenging behaviour. As a carer, there are some key strategies you can use to manage their health and behaviour.
As a carer, you help the person you care for with many activities in and around the home. Understanding what you need to do and what help you can get can make your life easier.
One of the roles of a carer is to speak up for someone who may not be able to speak for themselves, or who may need help in getting the help or services they need.
Many people don’t see themselves as carers. They are just children, parents, partners, relatives or friends who care for someone close to them.