Carer Tips

  • Carers tips for low mood/coping strategies

    Carers tips for low mood/coping strategies

    • Go for a walk

    • Have a Plan B

    • Relax

    • Be aware of triggers  - what effects your mood and your cared for’s mood? and...

  • Carers Tips

    Carers Tips

    • Make  breakfast (eg muesli) or other food the night before 

    • “Float, don’t fight”

    • Learn as much as possible about your cared for’s condition

    • If getting into bickering mode change the subject

    • Have a routine but …

  • Carers tips for recommended places to visit/accessibility

    Carers tips for recommended places to visit/accessibility

    • A good path for buggies/wheelchairs along the coast from Alnmouth to Amble and beyond

    • Canal paths abroad can be excellent for chairs/buggies – especially Nivernais canal in Burgundy ( can book a disabled cabin on the ferry) AND .....

  • Looking after yourself - Tips from one carer to another

    Looking after yourself - Tips from one carer to another

    Shirley Hagen a Northumberland carer, who looks after her mam has written an article on how important it is for carers to take care of themselves too. We think it’s fantastic and full of very helpful practical tips. Take a look.....

  • Carer tips on managing incontinence

    A carer was helped a lot by the advice on our website on incontinence, she asked us to share this link with you all...