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  1. Different stages of caring

    09 Nov 2017 Different stages of caring

    Carer roles can change, for example, from part-time to full-time care and back as a person’s care needs change...

  2. Caring for someone with mental illness

    15 Oct 2017

    Being a carer for someone with a mental illness can be emotionally and physically demanding, but it can also be a rewarding experience...

  3. Disability and sexuality

    11 Oct 2017

    Sexuality is a key part of human nature. Expressing sexuality in satisfying ways is important for everyone, including people with a disability. Some people with disability may need additional support...

  4. Sex and chronic illness

    10 Oct 2017

    Sexuality is a key part of human nature. Expressing sexuality in satisfying ways is important for everyone, including people with a disability. Some people with disability may need additional support...

  5. Unpaid and professional carers

    21 Aug 2017

    The term ‘carer’ can refer to paid and unpaid, professional and ‘lay’ carers...

  6. Medical power of attorney

    10 Aug 2017

    You can appoint someone to be your medical power of attorney, also known as ‘enduring power of attorney (medical treatment)’, to make medical decisions on your behalf when, in certain circumstances...

  7. Carer services - home help and support

    19 Jul 2017

    As circumstances change it is important to continually assess what services and home assistance will be most helpful...

  8. Carer rights and recognition

    22 Jun 2017

    Respect, consideration, recognition and support are some of the principles that guide how government departments, local councils and government-funded services work with carers and people who are...

  9. Informed consent for carers

    22 Jun 2017

    Informed consent means that a person understands their condition and any proposed medical treatment and carers can help with the decision-making process...

  10. Making a complaint on behalf of a patient as a carer

    22 Jun 2017

    Carers have the right to make a complaint on behalf of a person in their care to a healthcare professional, service or regulatory body...