If you have just started to care for someone, we know you will have many things to do and think about.
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Once you have some of the key supports in place, it’s a good idea to look around and see what else you can do or think about to make your life easier – both now and in the future.
You can do this. You don’t have to know everything all at once. You can get help.
You may not be able to prevent emergencies. Accidents, illness, life events and disasters can happen to anyone.
An emergency care plan has all the information about the person you care for in one place, so you can get it quickly and easily.
We know it takes strength and courage to be a carer. And we know that, when you are caring for someone, it’s just as important to care for yourself.
Try these exercises to help you relax anytime, anywhere.
Caring for someone can be physically and emotionally tiring. It’s OK to want some time for yourself, and taking a break allows you to reduce your stress and recharge.
Emergencies can happen anytime. If you are a carer, planning for emergencies will help you to cope even when things go wrong.