CAREGIVERS & SUPPORT NETWORK
“Caregivers are involved in many facets of patient care across every phase of the cancer care trajectory…Yet despite the heavy level of care involvement, seldom does the health care system assess the unmet needs of caregivers as a part of patient care.”
The Challenge of Quality Cancer Care for Family Caregivers
Giving care to a loved one during their cancer treatment can be difficult and draining over time, and it is not uncommon for Caregivers to neglect their own personal needs in the process. However, Caregivers can only hope to sustain the efforts of giving care to others if they are open to accepting additional social support and taking essential time for their own self care as well. We now have tips and resources for Caregivers and Support Networks.