Portage Stroke Survivors Support Group – “Preventing Caregiver Burnout”

Today’s discussion by the Portage Stroke Survivors Support Group

“Preventing Caregiver Burnout” by Lindsay Kwan

raised the important issue of “Preventing Caregiver Burnout”, with reference to Lindsay Kwan’s article.

Valued suggestions on preventing caregiver burnout include;

  1. radical self-care
  2. go on auto-pilot
  3. deepen your sleep
  4. eat well to energize
  5. be your own cheerleader

http://www.nscr.bc.ca/information/caregiver/e-newsletter.pdf

At SAM we welcome additional suggestions from caregivers.