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Caring for someone with heart failure can be both demanding and rewarding. Being a carer can mean different things at different times. You may be a friend, a confidant, a nurse, and a personal assistant. It all depends on what your loved one’s needs are.
Every situation is different, but you should try to empower your partner or loved one by giving them freedom to do things on their own. Here are some tips that we hope can help heart failure carers:
It isn’t always possible to live close to a loved one with heart failure. But it is important to not feel guilty, there are plenty of things you can do the help care from afar:
For more information about heart failure, download our carer brochure.
Having heart failure doesn’t mean travelling is off limits. Find out how you can help make your holiday stress free here.
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1) Coeuretavc. Managing Heart Failure. Available here: http://www.coeuretavc.ca/-/media/pdf-files/canada/health-information-catalogue/en-managing-heart-failure-v3.ashx. Last accessed January 2020.