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PolioThen+Now

Carer stories: Polio Then + Now

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Two Family Care readers share their inspiring stories about living with, and caring for a family member with polio. Edith Morris contracted polio as a child, and like many New…

Young Caring: Supporting Mum

By Marylynn Maloney Boyes. Childhood memories wash over Marylynn when she does the laundry. Keeping up with the family washing was just one of the chores that fell to Marylynn…

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A Father’s Story: Living With Eliot

Living with Eliot is a column in Carers NZ’s Family Care magazine, written by Eliot’s Dad, author and commentator David Cohen. In it he explores issues of interest to parents…

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Research: Disabled Parenting – Diversity, Experiences and Support Needs 2012

The Families Commission developed its Disabled Parenting resource to share existing knowledge about the needs and experiences of disabled parents, and to identify and discuss related issues. The resource highlights the…

Research: Evaluation of the Complex Carers Group Project 2005

Download this comprehensive research report, which grew out of concerns expressed by families in Auckland caring for disabled children and young people who have significant needs. Family carers of children…

Advice: Supporting Elderly Parents

How will you know if or when your elderly parents need more help? What are the things to think about? Here is a checklist of questions to assist you. Getting…