Client groups for MNDAs include Their families and carers Health professionals Carers are often the main vehicle of care for pwMND PwMND may not want to look into the future and anticipate need Carers need education to anticipate need and strategies to manage increasing diability
Building a Spectrum of Support for Carers of People with MND Anita Richter Coordinator of Special Projects/Carers Services Carol Birks Manager of Family Support Services
Link and Learn – Young, NSW “ I met some very nice people and we all got on great. It was really good to be able to talk with people who are going through and have the same feeling as you do, and to know you are normal.” “ MNDA staff were great facilitators and ran the course with such sensitivity and empathy that despite some of the tough issues we were discussing, I felt protected yet more confident as a carer.” “ I came away from the program feeling not as isolated in my role as carer, far more informed and very aware of the need to look after myself as well as my husband.”
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