In this blog for informal cancer caregivers, Beverley Lim Høeg and Pernille Envold Bidstrup, who are both psychologists and cancer researchers, look at the challenges faced by those caring for a loved-one with cancer and explore why informal caregivers deserve more support and focus in cancer treatment and research. Pernille is also the mother of a 9 year old cancer survivor.
Sarah Chapman blogs some recent evidence on pet therapy
Karen Morley reflects on her experiences as an informal carer and on Cochrane evidence for ways of supporting carers
Sarah Chapman looks at the state of the evidence on interventions that night help carers of people with dementia and talks to Justine about her experience