Carer's Stress

Many carers experience some sort of stress and are at risk of burnout. They can sometimes feel overwhelmed and in a downwards spiral with the pressures of caring for their loved ones. Caregiver stress can result from:

  • constant worry
  • increased responsibilities
  • declining carer health e.g. high blood pressure

Overall stress will have an impact on the carer’s well-being, including their quality of sleep. Support is available for carers and persons with dementia through various organisations listed in the right hand column of this page