4 months ago
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Caring for Someone with Depression

Caring for Someone with Depression

Living with someone with depression can be difficult, just as it can be difficult to care for someone with any illness. To help cope with someone experiencing depression, at Carers Trust Scotland we have come up with a useful acronym (this just means each letter stands for a word) - CARER.

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6 months ago
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Top tips if you care for your partner

The relationship you have with your partner develops over time and you both need to work at it. So, when one of you needs to be cared for by the other, it’s probably a big change. 

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6 months ago
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Take some time to think about your relationship this Valentines day

When you’re busy looking after someone, it can be hard to find time to think about your relationship. However, it can really help to learn how to break free of some of the negative and unhelpful patterns that sometimes cause conflict between you and your partner.

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9 months ago
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Dementia does not define the person

Dementia does not define the person !!!

Getting a diagnosis of dementia may seem like a death sentence at first to many people dealing with this illness. However you can still have many fantastic years filled with memories and happiness with the cared for.
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9 months ago
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Remember to look after yourself

Caring for someone with dementia - Remember to look after yourself

It can be hard to remember to look after yourself when you are busy helping someone else. But you don’t have to be superhero. 

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9 months ago
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Dementia - Options of support

Options of support for people who have dementia

It is a good idea to look at the options of care available locally to you while the person with dementia is still able to make informed decisions; it helps when family and friends have to make decisions on their behalf later.

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9 months ago
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tips and helpful strategies to cope with dementia

My mum sadly passed away at the young age of 58 after a 10 year battle with early onset dementia. I would like to share with you all some tips and helpful strategies to cope with this terrible disease.
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9 months ago
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Tips to help you cope day to day with dementia

Dementia - tips to help you cope day to day

Find out as much as you can about dementia

It can help to understand more about dementia so ask the health professionals you are in contact with to explain it.

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