Tips for carers

Carers can be of any age, who provide unpaid care and support to family members or friends with a disability, mental illness, chronic condition, terminal illness, drug issue or who are frail aged.

Psychological impact

The stress placed on a person with incontinence, and those who are caring for them, cannot be underestimated.

Respite care

Respite care is the major service type that specifically supports carers, yet few carers report that they have used these services.

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Last Updated: Thu 04, Jun 2020
Last Reviewed: Tue 17, Mar 2020