Books tagged: carers

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Looking After Mum
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 29,260. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Lucy Gosling is a twelve year old child carer, who is looking after her mum who has, C.F.S/M.E. All Lucy has ever wanted is to be like any other twelve year old and go out shopping, go out with friends, and go for sleepovers, but for Lucy this is just a dream, until one day, Lucy decides it is down to her to help her mum get better... no matter what the cost. Based on a true story.
Gloriously Us - A Celebration of Memories Lost and Found
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - multi-author
Gloriously Us is a project entirely run by volunteers and supported by staff from the Aylesbury office of Alzheimer's Society. Its aim is to work across Buckinghamshire, bringing the dementia community together through poetry. This is our first collection of poems and pictures, with an introduction from best-selling writer Joanne Harris and all profits going to the Alzheimer's Society.
From Tragedy to Challenge The Impact of Disabilities on Families
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Price: Free! Words: 46,840. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Family health
The book is based on a qualitative research with 49 interviews taped and thematically analysed to find out how carers overcame traumas and conflicts to make the best out difficult situations. It recognises the importance that positive emotions such as hope and faith play in thier daily lives.
Careers in Caring: A Practical Guide to your First Job
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 32,760. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012 by Amolibros. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Personal Care and Service
This book is written for the man or woman who is thinking of working as a carer. First impressions are important and this book can offer the new carer some insight as to what may be involved, some advice on managing the work, and, most of all, some confidence to begin so that they can appreciate the real pleasure and satisfaction to be had from working with people in the community.
Grenfell Mission and People, Ice break-up, Mail boat, Mail plane, Medley of Photographs and Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) Air Transfers in Nain – Nunatsiavut, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada 1965-66
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Series: Photo Albums, Book 5 · Historical Photographs Nain-Nunatsiavut, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada · Volunteering - Voluntary Service Overseas - VSO. Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 980. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
A unique photo album of 116 historical photographs (with original captions) about Grenfell Mission and People, Ice break-up, Mail boat, Mail plane, Medley of Photographs and Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) Air Transfers in Nain – Nunatsiavut, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada 1965-66.
To What Green Altar: A Dementia Caregiver's Journal, Volume II
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,480. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
Emma, my mother, was a sweet, beautiful woman, an accomplished watercolorist and pianist, who loved entertaining, travel and raising her toy poodles, until one day she laid down her half-finished sketch, slipped into dementia and I fell backwards into becoming her sole caregiver. "Begins the Night Music: A Dementia Caregiver's Journal, Vol. I" & "To What Green Altar ... Vol. II" tell our story.
Carers Need Help and Support Too: One Woman’s Personal Journey through the Sacrifice of Caring
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,080. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Carers Need Help and Support Too: One Woman’s Personal Journey through the Sacrifice of Caring is one woman’s story about life as a carer. The ups and downs, trials and tribulations, pain and exhaustion of caring while trying to run two businesses and make something of herself in the hope of a half way decent future.
From Caregiver to Caring
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 10,530. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014 by What Else is Possible?. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
For three years Simone was in a tunnel with no end. Her husband was dying of an incurable disease that required constant attention. During the end she hoped that Liam would be dead when she returned from work and would blame herself for having such thoughts and feelings.
Mindfulness For Carers
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 9,980. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Stress Management
A pocket guide for managing the demands of being a carer and finding a place for yourself