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Looking after yourself

The physical and emotional demands of being a carer can be draining. It can be difficult to switch off from your responsibilities. 

There are things that you can do to minimise the long term impact on your own health and well-being and there’s support available which can help you do it.

This library is for all carers looking after someone who is unable to care for themselves.

If you are caring for a someone with a terminal illness, it can be both rewarding and challenging. Information from Marie Curie can help you know what to expect – from day-to-day caring to looking after your own needs. Please visit our site via the useful links.

The information available from this website is not intended to replace any advice from health, social care or other professionals. We suggest that you consult with a qualified professional about your individual circumstances. Read our legal disclaimer for more information.