Category: News for family Carers


  • Family carers are people who are not professionals and take care of someone with a chronic illness or disability or someone who needs long-term care.
  • Caregivers are, for example, children looking after their chronically ill parents or parents and other relatives caring for people with disabilities, etc.
  • A caregiver can be of any age.
  • You may be a caregiver and not know it. Caregivers are family members, friends or neighbours who provide support and care to someone in need.
  • A caregiver does not necessarily live with the person being cared for, but spends a considerable amount of time caring for him or her.
  • The term “family caregiver” or ‘’family carer’’ should be distinguished from paid professional carers such as exclusive nurses or domestic helpers because the care family caregivers provide is unpaid.


  1. 2.9.2022 at 15:00 Caring for Caregivers, Innovathens,
  2. 6-8.10.2022, Caregivers and Depression