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Caring for carers

Elizabeth Quinn

Twelve tips for carers, to help them cope with the challenges of caring for a sick or injured loved one.

One: Don’t try and do everything yourself. Life goes on. Household chores including meal preparation, shopping, and driving children to their activities still need to get done—but you don’t need to do all of them. Delegate—Friends and family love to be given a job in a time of crisis. Tailor the task to the individual—Utilise the varying strengths of your friends. One person might be able to help...

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