You could be a current caregiver or you might know someone else who is also a caregiver for their loved ones. Caregivers usually do what they do because they are responsible, sensible, and big-hearted individuals. They are motivated to ensure the overall development and well-being of their loved ones. However, they often do so at the expense of their own interests and well-being.
Caregivers are more likely to become normalized to the worry, stress, and discomfort as a caregiver. These stressors can become overwhelming, especially during times of crisis such as the recent COVID-19 pandemic, where extra precautions in managing their caregiver duties needs to be exercised so as to maintain the health and safety of their loved ones.
In the absence of self-care, caregivers are more vulnerable to emotional, mental, and physical exhaustion, or what is more commonly known as Caregiver Stress and Burnout.
In this webinar, we will learn in more detail what exactly is Caregiver Stress and Burnout. Particularly, we will be focusing on:
- COVID-19 pandemic: Facts & Figures
- Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on caregiver stress and burnout (E.g., changes in daily routines; lack of support for caregivers from family/friends and healthcare professionals, etc.)
- What is caregiver stress and burnout?
- Symptoms of caregiver stress and burnout
- How does caregiver stress and burnout occur?
- Is compassion fatigue related to caregiver stress and burnout?
- Coping strategies
- Seeking professional help
Date: 13 September 2020 (Sunday)
Time: 4pm to 5pm
Facilitator: Mr Kevin Daniel Pillay
Venue: Zoom! (A link will be provided to you upon sign-up confirmation)