Support for Family Carers programme is initiated and designed to take the needs of family carers who live with us in the community.
Family carers find that their lives change in an instance as a brain injury and stroke can happen without warning.
They will have to give up employment and hobbies in order to care for their love one. They will lose their friends as they will not understand the changes in their partner and may even find this frightening.
Their role changes to that of a carer without any training. The person’s personality changes so they are not the person that they were.
Headway Suffolk wishes to support families so that they stay together.
This will be through:
- Access to our Mental Health Nurse
- Courses explaining what a brain injury is and what to expect
- Day respite so that carers can rest
- Carers support groups
Support us to support our family carers