Check out this fantastic infographic below for some quick facts about caregivers from Mental Health America. They have done an amazing job highlighting some of the issues carers face and compiling facts about what a caregiver or family carer is.
Please click on the image and go their site to read the infographic in greater detail.
November is Family Caregivers Month. Carers need more recognition for this vital role. Which does not come with training, a salary or sick leave or holidays. Many people are caregivers without realising it. This is especially true for grandparents and young carers or children caregivers. They are an integral part of the community. Helping individuals maintain independence and assisting family or friends avoid institutional care.