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Support for carers of someone with dementia

Caring for someone with dementia can be difficult and stressful and there may be challenges both physically and emotionally.

It's important to remember that you're not alone and that there's support available.

Needing help doesn't mean that you aren't a good carer. Everyone who is caring for someone with a chronic illness will need support sometimes.

Read below for some actions you can take.

On the next page: Communicating with someone who has dementia

Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Last reviewed August 2019.

Page reference: 68954

Review key: HIMLD-33325