Cancer affects carers and their families too, help & support is available.
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Practical support & information to assist with your cancer experience as a carer.
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CancerCouncil
As a carer, it can be a little bit scary to think about looking after someone in their last months. It's natural to be worried and you will no doubt have questions about what the future holds. Who is this episode suitable for? This episode is suitabl...
by Cancer Council Team Cancer Council Team in Podcasts for Carers posted on April
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CancerCouncil
Cancer can affect your sex life in different ways, and it's important to have open and honest conversations about it with your partner, as well as your treating doctor. Sex impacts much of our lives, from identity through to our self-esteem and how w...
by Cancer Council Team Cancer Council Team in Podcasts for Carers posted on April
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CancerCouncil
The ripple effect of a cancer diagnosis, can spread far and wide, affecting the family group and other people such as close friends. Every cancer experience is different, and the way loved ones react to a diagnosis will be different as well. Who is t...
by Cancer Council Team Cancer Council Team in Podcasts for Carers posted on March
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CancerCouncil
It's human nature to want to help someone, and that's no different when someone we know has been diagnosed with cancer. We all naturally want to be supportive and helpful, but it can also be hard to find the correct words to say or even find the righ...
by Cancer Council Team Cancer Council Team in Podcasts for Carers posted on March
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Katekat
Cancer affects not just the person with cancer, but also affects their carer, family members and friends. As a carer, you may find you are so focused on your support role, that you may not realise the impact it is having on you or even neglect your o...
by Valued Contributor in Podcasts for Carers posted on March
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Katekat
A carer provides unpaid personal care, assistance and support to a person who needs this help because of a disability or disease such as cancer. You may be a partner, relative, friend or neighbour. Anyone can be a carer - it doesn’t matter what your ...
by Valued Contributor in Caring for someone with cancer posted on September
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Katekat
Help and support can help make the life of a carer easier. The availability of services may vary depending on where you live. Some services are free, but others may have a cost associated with them. Support services for carers of Aboriginal & Torres ...
by Valued Contributor in Caring for someone with cancer posted on September
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Katekat
If you are caring for someone with cancer, it is important to look after yourself as well. Carers can also experience times of stress and anxiety. Try to ensure you have some time out, to look after your own needs. It can also be helpful to share you...
by Valued Contributor in Caring for someone with cancer posted on September
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