To care for others, you must first take care of yourself.
Whether it’s a helping hand from family, or emotional support from other caregivers, it helps when you know you’re not alone.
Build a strong support team, and learn to ask your family members for help.
Share experiences and get advice from fellow caregivers in support groups.
Get personalised advice on care services and support schemes for yourself and your loved one.
Asking for help or taking a break takes courage, but it could be the best thing you can do for yourself and your loved one.
Pre-enrol for temporary care options so you can take a break.
Get an overnight break, if you’re caring for someone with dementia sundowning behaviour.
Hire a domestic helper who will undergo training in eldercare before they arrive at your home.