Topic: Caregivers Bill of Right

Support for caregivers


I have the right to take care of myself.  This is not an act of selfishness.  It will give me the ability to take better care of my loved one.

I have the right to seek help from others even though my loved one may object.  I know the limits of my endurance and strength.

I have the right to maintain parts of my own life that do not include the person I care for just as he/she was healthy.  I know that I do everything that I reasonably can do for this person.  I have he right to do some things for myself.

I have the right to reject any attempt by my loved one to make me do things out of guilt or anger.  (It doesn

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