CARING for YOURSELF
Caring can be very rewarding but can also be demanding. Although it may be difficult to find time, it is important that you look after yourself. This section of the website offers some tips about looking after yourself and achieving balance in your life.
CARING at HOME
Many people who need palliative care prefer to stay at home for as long as possible. Usually care will be provided by the GP and nursing services. This guide provides details on some of the palliative care services available across the island of Ireland.
This section deals with providing practical and emotional support for a relative. It contains tips on helping you to give practical care, how to respond to common symptoms and understanding your relative’s emotions.
This section provides tips on Understanding common symptoms and helping to manage them. As a carer, part of your role is to help recognise and manage these symptoms.