Your Health

Our research has shown us that carers have difficulty being proactive about their own health.

  • Difficulty managing their own health conditions.
  • Difficult to stick to prescribed medication.
  • Attending health appointments with GP’s or hospitals is challenging.
  • Ignoring symptoms that warrant a more rapid appointment.
  • Busy with the health of the cared for.

We want you as a carer to understand the barriers to better health, help you recognise the support you need, be assertive with your needs, be proactive and have better health.
By reading the other categories and understanding what we offer this will go someway in helping you with your physical and mental wellbeing but here are some other ways you can be proactive: