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Information for every step of your caring journey!

Information for every step of your caring journey!

Staying Connected with Family in Residential Care

How can you stay close to loved ones who need residential or long-term care? Here are ideas from Lorraine Pollock, who manages Bupa’s Winara facility in Waikanae. After years of…

Care Planning Tools

Download our planning tools to ensure uninterrupted support for a loved one if you fall ill, have an accident, or die suddenly.

When Caring Ends

Looking after someone may be a large part of your life, but it is inevitable that your caring role will change over time. This may be because the person you…

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Sleep: It’s Complicated!

A good night’s sleep is something we all know we need, but chances are if you’re reading this you have a sleep problem. Rest assured, if you’ll pardon the pun,…

Life Coach: Dream A Little

“When I was a young boy, I was often chastised for daydreaming,” says life coach Richard Blakeborough. “Get your head out of cloud cuckoo land. Stop daydreaming. Grow up.” The…

Time for You!

My days are busy and often stressful, and usually I enjoy exercise alone as an opportunity to think or clear my mind, says Louise Inglis.

While caring for my disabled son has many rewarding moments, it can also be physically demanding, emotionally draining, and time-consuming. This is true for many family carers supporting others, as well as for those who are self-managing their own health or disability needs. We get tired. We get sick. We have to carry on.

Wellbeing WOF: Check yourself out

Give yourself the once over! Use Katharine Findlays’ warrant of fitness checklist to help you and your loved ones stay healthy through the year.

A Guide For Carers

A Government Resource Every family carer should read the Government’s Guide for Carers!  It outlines the help available from many government agencies for those supporting a family member or friend…

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