Resources for Care Givers

  • Fact Sheets

    • Discusses the effects of caregiver stress on the individuals with SCI as well as the caregiver, a self test for stress and tips for handling stress.

    • A guide for family and other unpaid caregivers who care for an adult or senior with disabilities. From Washington State Department of Social and Health Services 

    • No one plans on spinal cord injury. “No one” includes you–the spouse, the family, the person who provides care–as well as the survivor. Yet you’ve been there, all this time. And by now you know that there’s not much out there in the way of support for spouses, friends and family. You say you feel neglected? (From Craig Hospital)

    • In his article, Preventing Caregiver Burnout, Dr.James R. Sherman states, “Caregiver burnout is a state of physical, emotional, and mental exhaustion that may be accompanied by a change in attitude — from positive caring to negative and apathetic.” Studies by the Family Caregivers Alliance have shown that caregiving compromises health with approximately sixty percent of caregivers being clinically depressed.

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