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Blake from Cup Of Cope
Aug 21, 2017

📖 AUTISM: 3 Tips Helping Carers Re-Discover Their Life


"Most people who say that being the carer of an autistic child is easy and enjoyable are just a downright liar. It can be the most soul destroying and lonely experience that any one person can go through. But notice that I said 'MOST' people.....


Have you ever wondered how other Autism Carers can cope so well when you are near breaking point?


Well here are the top 3 ways to do this..."


read in full here 👇🏽

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  • Blake from Cup Of Cope
    Mar 8, 2018

    " How can a Carer help and support a person suffering from depression? Lack of hope is the most common symptom that anyone suffering from depression would encounter. It is the job of the Caregiver to help the patient develop a positive outlook and hope in their lives. They need to be assured that there is a purpose of their life and a number of things can be done which can help them find a new meaning in life. The Carer also must not allow their own frustrations with the situation to show as then the feeling of guilt will surface and this will be detrimental to recovery. Here are some ways in which a Carer can help someone suffering from mental health depression: 1. Understand Depression 2. Getting the Right Treatment For Depression 3. Emotional Support 4. Separate the Illness from the Person 5. Spend Time With Them" (Dennan, 2011) To view the full article please click on the link below👇🏽 Article Source:
  • Blake from Cup Of Cope
    Sep 11, 2017

    "Caring for someone with mental health problems brings with it unique challenges. Mental health problems vary greatly in severity and causes. Mild problems are common and the person can be helped through understanding and support. More severe mental health disorders, such as major depression, are less common and pose more challenges. Effective carer checklist An effective carer check list may look like this: Ensure the condition is properly diagnosed. Know and establish the professional support network. Access the relevant information about how best to behave and what to expect. Look after yourself and know where to find support for your needs. Know the danger signals and how to respond." Source: Support and resources For further information please see the link above👆🏽
  • Blake from Cup Of Cope
    Sep 10, 2017

    "Caring for someone with dementia can be challenging both physically and emotionally. If you’re caring for someone living with dementia, it’s important to understand that if their behaviour changes, it may not be anyone’s fault. It can be a good idea to talk to a health professional. Dementia can influence a person’s behaviour including wandering, depression, anxious or agitated states, aggression, hallucinations and false ideas, and loss of inhibition. Although these can be upsetting, there are many strategies that may help. You can also visit the healthdirect website to read more about dementia . Some of the tips below may help you to look after a person with dementia, and to also manage your caring responsibilities. They have worked for other carers so why not give them a try?" For more information on Dementia, which covers the below topics👇🏽 please head to Source: Behaviour and health care advice How do I manage our communication needs? How do I manage their eating and nutrition needs? How do I manage their hygiene needs? How do I manage their continence needs? How do I manage their sleeping habits How do I manage memory loss? How do I manage if they are confused? How do I manage if they are aggressive? How do I work with health care professionals? How will I know if they are sick and need medical or dental care? What support is available? Legal help National Dementia Helpline Carer support groups Alzheimer’s Australia Dementia Behaviour Management Advisory Service Commonwealth Home Support Programme