Tag: mental health

Carers guide to handling hospitals - information, support & top tips

18 August 18

If the person you care for needs to go to hospital, it can be a worrying and stressful time for you both. We’ve put together some tips and advice about all aspects of hospital treatment - from finding a parking space to dealing with hospital stays due to mental ill health. Is hospital the right place to get treatment? In cases of injuries or illness, it can be difficult to figure out whether…

Do you look after someone with mental ill health?

31 May 18

Over 1.5 million carers in the UK support someone with mental ill health and many of these carers are coping over long periods with difficult, complex and stressful situations. Caring for someone with mental ill health can be an unpredictable experience as you may not know when a crisis could arise or how to deal with it when it does. It can be especially difficult to cope with behaviour that is changeable…