In a nutshell:
Hints and tips to find time for you:
- Staying healthy
- Being fit to care
Rosie Staal, author of What Shall We Do With Mother? How to Manage When Your Elderly Parent is Dependent On You, said that if a carer is in bad health, this can have a negative impact on the person they care for.
“To this end, I would recommend that sometimes carers should be a little bit selfish, for once giving priority to themselves and their own needs. Constantly being at the bottom of the pecking order is not good for the body – or the soul.“
We couldn’t agree more Rosie, take a look at the pages below to find some useful hints and tips on being you.