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  • If the carer is tired or stressed, it can become harder to care for a person with dementia.
  • It is important for carers to continue activities they enjoy.
  • For some men, taking responsibility for household jobs and being a carer may mean learning new skills.
  • Carers may experience feelings of guilt, grief, loss or anger.
  • Carers should take a break from caregiving to avoid becoming worn down.
  • Support and respite care are available for carers and can provide comfort and practical assistance.

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Reviewed on: 31-05-2014