Being A Good Carer (Paperback)

An Invaluable Guide to Looking After Others – And Yourself

Amanda Waring

An invaluable, inspiring guide to how to give your loved one the best possible care while addressing the anxieties that all carers suffer

Being a Good Carer is essential reading for anyone who cares for an elderly person, whether as a professional or as a loved one, in its promotion of the role dignity and respect should play.

This accessible and detailed guide includes practical tips, checklists for best practice, and case studies from a wide range of carers offering solutions to common problems. With expert advice on personal care, daily living and addressing spiritual needs, this handbook shows you how to deliver compassionate and dignified care to older people.

Uniquely, Amanda Waring also provides support and guidance for the carer, on how to maintain energy and commitment, recognise the signs of compassion fatigue and where to get help if you need it.

Publication date: 06/08/2020

£9.99

9.99

ISBN: 9781788164252

Imprint: Souvenir Press

Subject: Health & Wellbeing

Being A Good Carer (Ebook)

An Invaluable Guide to Looking After Others – And Yourself

Amanda Waring

A totally inspiring book that will change many lives

An invaluable, inspiring guide to how to give your loved one the best possible care while addressing the anxieties that all carers suffer

Publication date: 06/08/2020

£14.99

14.99

ISBN: 9781782838012

ISBN 10 / ASIN: B086R7962D

Imprint: Souvenir Press

Subject: Health & Wellbeing

Reviews for Being A Good Carer

'A totally inspiring book that will change many lives'

Virginia McKenna, OBE, actress, campaigner 

'I urge everyone who is caring for someone to view Amanda's films and work'

Sir Michael Parkinson 

'Amanda leads the way in caring and dignity with her powerful films and work'

Baroness Joan Bakewell 

'A book that is so needed, Amanda writes beautifully '

Christopher Timothy, actor 

'Amanda shows us all how to be more compassionate, to tend to others and to ourselves. She is an inspiration'

Stewart Pearce, author 

'Amanda shines a light of hope and care into this world, her trainings and masterclasses are second to none'

Elizabeth Purcell, former CEO Poole Hospice 

'Amanda is a force of nature, she connects and engages from the heart with carers, lifting morale and confidence and transforming care'

Cath Gaskell, The Results Company 

'Amanda's deep understanding of burnout and ways to combat compassion fatigue is hugely important and her sharing of how to be with the dying and ease their passing is vital'

Paul Musgrave, former CEO of Forest Healthcare 

'Amanda's films and books and masterclasses are simply the best training tools available'

Professor Martin Green, Chief Executive of Care England 

'Could transform how we deliver care'

 The Lady about The Heart of Care by Amanda Waring

'Helpful and stimulating'

 Caring Times about The Heart of Care by Amanda Waring

'Of use to anyone caring for older people'

 Nursing Standard about The Heart of Care by Amanda Waring

Amanda Waring

Amanda Waring

Amanda Waring is a campaigner for dignity within health and social care, and the author of The Heart of Care and Being A Good Carer. A filmmaker, her campaigning film 'What Do You See' has been shown across the world, and she is a leader of training workshops on dignified care of the elderly. Amanda is a presenter for Aged Care TV, an adviser on the government's Dignity Board.

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