Story: Care and carers

Family Care Radio

Family Care Radio was an internet radio show and website for carers and those for whom they cared, which operated in 2008 and 2009. Its monthly programmes included regular features on legal issues, continence management, safety in the home, and managing health and stress. The programme for September 2009 discussed creative writing as an outlet for those who care at home, and Viv Nelson read a poem, 'Bedsheet', about the burdens faced by carers.

Soundfile courtesy of Family Care Radio.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Care and carers - Home or institutional care?', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/speech/30437/family-care-radio (accessed 16 September 2019)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 11 May 2018