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Support At Home: Planning for the ‘What Ifs’

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What if the person supporting you becomes ill, has a serious accident, or dies suddenly? What would happen if someone relies on your support and you are incapacitated? The team…

Healthcare Directives: Making Your Wishes Count

By AndrĂ©e Talbot As you head towards your senior years, you may start thinking about what options you have to let others know how you would like to address end…

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Publication: Good Medical Practice

The Medical Council’s publication Good Medical Practice sets out the standards the public and the profession expect a competent doctor to meet. These standards have been developed through discussion with…

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Research: The State of Caregiving (UK) 2013

This research from Carers UK indicates that one in three full-time carers get no practical support. Launched to coincide with its landmark policy conference, the State of Caring 2013 report…

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Mood Disorders: Information for Family and Friends

Mood disorders affect the whole family, not just someone who is experiencing a mental illness. However, friends and families are often left in the dark, struggling to cope and not…

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Supporting Someone Who Has Depression?

Caring for a family or whanau member who has depression can be very hard – and it is important to keep yourself well, especially if you are supporting someone who…

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Life Coach: Mind Games

Getting your head around a challenging diagnosis, serious injury, long-term disabilities, or a major health trauma can be scary, as life coach Richard Blakeborough knows only too well. I know…

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