Caring for yourself as well

Cancer Council Team

Caring for yourself as well

Caring for someone with advanced cancer means that you may be putting your own needs last. Juggling practical care needs, emotional support, sometimes work and other family commitments can seem an overwhelming task list. People may say, you need to look after yourself as well, but how do you actually do that?


In this episode of The Thing About Advanced Cancer, Julie McCrossin talks to Liz Lobb, Professor of Palliative Care, about why self-care is so important, some of the demands carers may be juggling, how you can find the time to look after yourself, and more.


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Re: Caring for yourself as well

Thank you for this. It is timely and I needed this. My grandma just passed away last March and it was cancer. 


And this thread would be helpful. Thank you so much. 

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