While caring for someone you love can be rewarding, it can also have its tougher days. A carer can often give up their own wellbeing to prioritise the person they are caring for. And sometimes a carer finds that other people may not keep in touch with them or realise that they need support as well.
So we’ve come up with simple and practical ways to support the carers you know. Read our tips for supporting carers to get an understanding of some of the types of practical and emotional support you may be able to provide.
On this page, you’ll also find links to simple and practical ways to give support to a carer, including:
- celebrating and acknowledging them.
- considering their needs around COVID-19.
- directing them to helpful Dementia Australia carer-specific resources and tools.