How to Prevent Caregivers Burnout

Caregivers (family members) are seen as nurturers therefore caring for your emotional, physical, nutritional needs and well-being enhances your abilities to be a more effective caregiver.

  • You must consider seeking assistance for your loved ones’ care
  • Recognize your need for rest and recreation to maintain balance
  • Maintain a healthy diet 
  • Have a healthy support system for eg.  A confidential friend
  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of stress and burnout 
  • Seek medical advice when feeling exhausted, impatient, irritable and forgetful
  • Avoid isolating yourself from friends and families
  • Providing your loved ones with Respite Care will allow you to go on a Trip, complete your day to day activities, meet friends, go to the gym, movie etc
  • Take time out for yourself. All this "me time" will allow your body to heal, rejuvenate and replenish, rest and regain self control, balance and well-being.