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If Abuse, Neglect or Violence happen, by Tricia Hendry

by Editor

Sadly, there can be instances when abuse, neglect, or violence happens to vulnerable people.

Keeping up relationships with others, by Tricia Hendry

Having good relationships with others is important for our wellbeing. So how can we keep up relationships with people we like and enjoy? The responsibilities and time demands of a caring role can mean less time is made for socialising. For our own wellbeing’s sake, how can we avoid becoming socially isolated, or lonely?

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Factsheet: When Death is Near

Produced in partnership with Carers NZ, Hospice NZ, and the Carers Alliance. This helpful factsheet provides practical advice and information so you can better understand and cope when you loved…

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Family Care NZ

Published several times a year, each issue of Family Care is packed with helpful articles to help you self-manage common caring issues at home. Regular features include Useful Things (useful…

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Carers NZ Brochure

Download Carers NZ’s helpful brochure and add it to your own electronic carer infopack!  This brochure provides information about Carers NZ, and the types of information and support the national…

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Carer Story: A Different Road

An extract from Shirley Jamieson’s memoir A Different Road. After Janelle turned 21 she moved into residential care. She’d been to the facility for respite care several times, so she…

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