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The Complete Carer's Guide

Being a Carer, Carer Jobs, Carer Allowances, Home Carers and More
Narrated by: Emily Sidonie
Length: 4 hrs and 23 mins
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There are approximately seven million carers in the UK, and every day, another six thousand people take on a caring responsibility. In the USA, there are more than 44 million carers.

Carers can be responsible for a whole range of tasks from visiting, shopping, cooking and collecting prescriptions, to heavy physical work such as bathing, dressing and lifting the person in need of care.

Being a carer can be a difficult and complex experience, giving rise to many emotional, financial and practical hardships. Many carers soldier on, not really aware of how much help is available. And, while resources do exist to help carers, accessing these can prove difficult.

The aim of this book is to provide a good general practical guide to caring, including what it involves, the issues affecting carers and sources of help. The personal experiences of carers is an integral part of the book.

©2007 Sheldon Press (P)2010 Summersdale Publishers Ltd

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