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Information for every step of your caring journey!

Information for every step of your caring journey!

We Are Not Machines

by Editor

Understanding carer burnout, what helps prevent it and ways to recover By Tricia Hendry Every family, whānau, and aiga carer knows their role can be rewarding, but they also know…

Dementia Action Plan 2020-2025

“We live our best possible lives when: … We have consistent quality support, care, and information which is timely and appropriate to us; it is provided with kindness by compassionate people who have the right skills and knowledge, our interests as a focus, and with whom we are comfortable.” The Dementia Declaration

Covid-19 Survey Report: Caring In Lockdown

We must do more for carers. We must do better.

Flexibility for Carer Support and Individualised Funding

The Disability Directorate of the Ministry of Health continues to provide flexibility of carer support and individualised funding for eligible people

If Abuse, Neglect or Violence happen, by Tricia Hendry

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…