caregiver (cg) needs help with Care recipient (cr) and needs to get other family members to start helping out

Try: Write down details of all the cg is doing now such as health care home obligations and do as much listening as talking explain how cg feels in a matter-of-fact way be open to other’s feelings and viewpoints siblings may not have been aware of how much the cg has been doing or they may feel hurt and angry about being left out and uninformed about the cr’s needs

Materials: Paper and pen

Categories: Sage, Topic, Caregiver Needs&Support

Information: n/a

References: getting your siblings to help with caregiving by linda hepler 2008 available at www dlife com

Keywords: Caregiving help family siblings sister brother sharing responsibility burnout respite

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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