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CarerHelp Updates

Keep up to date with the latest CarerHelp news and resources

CarerHelp News: CarerHelp now HonCode certified 16 April 2020

CarerHelp News: CarerHelp now HonCode certified

CarerHelp is now an HonCode certified website, further demonstrating its quality and trustworthiness as a source of health information.

CarerHelp Insights: How we prepared to care at home 16 April 2020

CarerHelp Insights: How we prepared to care at home

Briony Lyle cared for her husband Jarrod who was diagnosed with AML. In this article, she shares how she, Jarrod and their family prepared their home as a place of palliative care, and the rewards.

CarerHelp News: Create your own self care plan 17 February 2020

CarerHelp News: Create your own self care plan

Self-care is important when you are caring for a person with terminal illness. CarerHelp has resources to help you ensure your own self-care.

CarerHelp Insights: Taking care of yourself is important too 17 February 2020

CarerHelp Insights: Taking care of yourself is important too

Kate Jurgens is a Bereavement Coordinator at the Southern Adelaide Palliative Services where she supports family and friends caring for persons with terminal illness. In this article, we asked her to share why taking care of oneself is important for carers and some self-care tips.

CarerHelp News: Being prepared crucial when caring for a person with terminal illness 5 February 2020

CarerHelp News: Being prepared crucial when caring for a person with terminal illness

CarerHelp’s online Carer Check Tool can aid you to identify the areas of caring you need to plan for.

CarerHelp News: Supporting family carers with CarerHelp 5 February 2020

CarerHelp News: Supporting family carers with CarerHelp

The Guide to CarerHelp: for Health Care Providers is an information pack that supports GPs, specialist palliative care doctors, nurses and other health care professionals in enabling family carers to prepare to care for a person with terminal illness.

CarerHelp News: Honourable Dame Quentin Bryce supports CarerHelp 5 February 2020

CarerHelp News: Honourable Dame Quentin Bryce supports CarerHelp

The Honourable Dame Quentin Bryce AD CVO outlined the benefits of CarerHelp for carers of persons with terminal illness.

CarerHelp Insights: What information is important to family carers of people at the end of life? 5 February 2020

CarerHelp Insights: What information is important to family carers of people at the end of life?

CarerHelp team member Dr Kristina Thomas discusses her research into understanding the experiences and needs of family members, and how the results were used to help inform the development of CarerHelp.

CarerHelp Insights: Top things I wished I knew when I began caring 12 December 2019

CarerHelp Insights: Top things I wished I knew when I began caring

Jessica Freeman cared for her Mum who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. In this article, we asked her to share top things she wished she knew when she started as a carer.

CarerHelp Insights: Rewards of caring 12 December 2019

CarerHelp Insights: Rewards of caring

Imelda Gilmore cared for her husband Graham who was diagnosed with young onset Alzheimer’s disease. In this article, she shares why it was important for her to provide care during his illness and up to his death.

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