Tag: mental health

Walking for Health - Get active and enjoy accessible walks with the person you care for

01 May 19
Walking for Health - Get active and enjoy accessible walks with the person you care for

Finding something ‘outdoorsy’ that both you and the person you care for can enjoy together isn’t always a straightforward task, particularly if the person you support has physical disabilities, poor mobility or a condition such as dementia. Walking for Health  Free ‘Walking for Health’ organised group walks are available all over Derbyshire this Spring and Summer.…

Carers guide to handling hospitals - information, support & top tips

26 February 19
Carers guide to handling hospitals - information, support & top tips

If the person you care for needs to go to hospital, it can be a worrying and stressful time for you both. We’ve put together some tips and advice about all aspects of hospital treatment - from finding a parking space to dealing with hospital stays due to mental ill health. Is hospital the right place to get treatment? In cases of injuries or illness, it can be difficult to figure out whether…

Do you look after someone with mental ill health?

31 May 18
Do you look after someone with mental ill health?

Over 1.5 million carers in the UK support someone with mental ill health and many of these carers are coping over long periods with difficult, complex and stressful situations. Caring for someone with mental ill health can be an unpredictable experience as you may not know when a crisis could arise or how to deal with it when it does. It can be especially difficult to cope with behaviour that is changeable…

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