Caring for a loved one in the hospital, especially a seriously ill person is a burden for the family. In addition to worrying about the health of the sick, caregivers also worry about the cost of treatment, about having to stop working and affecting family income. Caregivers have to take care of their loved ones in the hospital while fulfilling their duties towards other family members at home.

The leaflet below helps caregivers understand the signs of stress in the body and mind, as well as some ways to help caregivers stay healthy and work well with health care workers to support the patient.