Carers look after people who are sick, elderly or who have a disability. A carer may be young or old. Carers can suffer stress and isolation but support and information are available.
Topic: Carers - dementia
Participating in suitable activities can help a person with dementia to achieve purpose and pleasure.
A diagnosis of dementia does not automatically mean that the person is immediately incapable of caring for themselves.
Getting dressed can be a complex and overwhelming task for a person with dementia.
Carers of people with dementia may experience guilt, grief, loss or anger.
For many men, caring for someone with dementia can present an extra challenge.
Caring for someone with dementia can be difficult but support is available.
Caring for a person with dementia will become more difficult if the carer is worn down.
Sometimes people with dementia forget about washing themselves or changing their clothes.