The new carewell advice board Carewell members have been sharing how important it is to look after your own health, as well as the person you care for. If you're new to caring, their experiences and advice on how best to look after yourself, and cope with the demands of caring could be invaluable. For those more experienced, please take a few minutes to share your top tips. For every tip published, Bupa will donate £1 to Carers UK.
Used pin in this story on care home cuts. The recent cutbacks to elderly care could actually cost the UK more money than it is savings because of additional strain on health services as a result. Being somewhat of a short term solution, the news has not been received well.