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If Abuse, Neglect or Violence happen, by Tricia Hendry

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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?

Understanding Grief

Grief can be challenging at times – whatever kind of change or loss has caused it, and whatever age or stage we are.  Understanding it more can help us as…

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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Keeping Mobile: Use Your Mobility Scooter Safely

If you currently use a mobility scooter or power chair or are considering using one in the future – this free booklet is for you. Published by the NZ Transport…

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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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