Looking after someone with lung disease

If you care for someone with a lung condition, you might feel alone, frightened or lost.

This information will explain the support that is available for you, to help you provide the best care to your friend or loved one.

Caring for someone with a lung condition

First steps for carers
Learn what being a carer involves and the first steps you can take to receive support.
First steps for carers

Practicalities
As a carer for someone with a lung condition, you might need help with many practical issues. Learn about assessments, benefits and insurance matters that might apply to you.
Practicalities for carers

Supporting the person you care for
There are many resources and training programmes to help you provide the safest care possible for yourself and the person you care for. Learn about the support available.
Support and guidance for caring

Supporting you
Your health and well-being is just as important as that of the person you care for. This information offers suggestions on how to manage your wellbeing as a carer.
Support for carers

 
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Code: BK21
Last reviewed: May 2012
Due for review: May 2014
For references call 020 7688 5555

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