Tag Archives: Depression

7 results

Summary

By the end of this topic you should: Know about looking after your own health as a carer Know ways to cope with stress Know relaxation techniques to try for yourself Know how to get support for anxiety and depression

Found in Topic: Looking after your own health and wellbeing

Tagged: | | | | |

Summary

By the end of this topic you should: Know about leisure activities after stroke Know about tips for planning holidays after stroke Know how to help your loved ones recovery after stroke Know about depression- how to recognise the signs … Continue reading

Found in Topic: Self help

Tagged: | | | | |

Psychological support for anxiety and depression

Becoming a carer can raise many feelings in you and some people find comfort by sharing these feelings with others. Not everyone can do this or want to do this. If you are feeling very anxious or depressed or these … Continue reading

Found in Topic: Looking after your own health and wellbeing

Tagged: | | |

Relationships

Many of the things you may have to do as a carer could have an affect on relationships. Your relationship can be very rewarding when you are working together to help your loved one with their recovery. Illness can bring … Continue reading

Found in Topic: Psychological issues

Tagged: | |

Other things which may affect memory

View Text Alternative Mental training There is some evidence that mental training may improve alertness and attention. Give the brain a work out by doing simple mental tasks, mental arithmetic, crosswords, sudoku puzzles. Listening to music may also be beneficial … Continue reading

Found in Topic: Memory strategies

Tagged: | | | | | | | |

Methods of helping to beat depression

Depression is treatable with a variety of different methods. Without treatment it can last for months or years. Depression can slow physical recovery. Seek medical help. Talking therapies or medication can be very helpful and can be accessed via your … Continue reading

Found in Topic: Self help

Tagged: |

Watch out for signs of depression

This is common after stroke and can be debilitating for the person or carer. At first¬†both of you may be positive about being at home. It takes time to realise things are different. Sometimes depression occurs months after the stroke.The … Continue reading

Found in Topic: Self help

Tagged: