The Selfish Pigs Guide to Caring



The Selfish Pigs Guide to Caring Millions of people provide unpaid care for disabled or elderly relatives, friends, or neighbors Their job is long, lonely, and hard, yet there is limited support and no formal training As a result, carers suffer frequent damage to their physical and mental health Though carers by definition are anything but selfish pigs, they are also liable to feelings of guilt that are often brought on by fatigue and isolation This guide is designed to provide support for carers of every variety and air commonly ignored topics that arise when providing care Humorous and uplifting in tone, this is the perfect resource for coming to terms with caring for someone in the grip of a debilitating disease. New Read The Selfish Pigs Guide to Caring [ By ] Hugh Marriott [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – bluevapours.co.uk

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The Selfish Pigs Guide to Caring  By Hugh Marriott IBN : 0751537098 Format : Paperback – bluevapours.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 352 pages
  • The Selfish Pigs Guide to Caring
  • Hugh Marriott
  • English
  • 25 November 2017
  • 0751537098

10 thoughts on “The Selfish Pigs Guide to Caring

  1. Damaskcat says:

    If you are a carer I urge you to read this book It isn t about how to claim benefits or how to obtain help from Social Services though both those subjects are mentioned It s about the way caring makes you feel both about yourself and about the person you are caring for You may think you make all those sacrifices willingly in order to care for your loved one but somewhere lurking under the self sacrifice is how you feel about losing all the things you enjoy in your own life Many carers te If you are a carer I urge you to read this book It isn t about how to claim benefits or how to obtain help from Social Services though both those subjects are mentioned It s about the way caring makes you feel both about yourself and about the person you are caring for You may think you make all those sacrifices willingly in order to care for your loved one but somewhere lurking under the self sacrifice is how you feel about losing all the things you enjoy in your own life Many carers tend to make a virtue out ...

  2. Hazel Roberts says:

    This is book has been written by a carer to let other carers feel one of many ,with similar thoughts and emotions It is a book you return to depending which chapter in the book applies to the chapter in your life.

  3. Literary Ames {Against GR Censorship} says:

    Good for those new to caring and old hands on the brink of burnout but should be required reading for employers, people in caring and medical professions and policy makers in government Although it s fairly expansive, covering all manner of subjects in relation to being a carer and the issues they face, at times it s long winded and repetitive, tending to focuson carer s looking after those with physical problems rather than mental health ones, though they are touched upon I liked the un Good for those new to caring and old hands on the brink of burnout but should be required reading for employers, people in caring and medical professions and policy makers in government Although it s fairly expansive, covering all manner of subjects in relation to being a carer and the issues they face, at times it s long winded and repetitive, tending to focuson carer s looking ...

  4. Emilie says:

    It s a kind, very human, guide for people who care for a partner, family member or friend with any sort of long term condition It deals frankly with the harder aspects of caring whether practical such as managing incontinence or emotional dealing with your own resentment or guilt It takes an honest look at carers own needs, and is realistic but firm about the importance of looking after yourself, getting help, and taking breaks from caring and it offers some reasonably timeless and pra It s a kind, very human, guide for people who care for a partner, family member or friend with any sort of long term condition It deals frankly with the harder aspects of caring whether practical such as managing incontinence or emotional dealing with your own resentment or guilt It takes an honest look at carers own needs, and is realistic but firm about the importance of looking after yourself, getting help, and taking breaks from caring and it offers some reasonably timeless and practical if n...

  5. Tim Gray says:

    I m not a carer but as a social worker it was a real opportunity to hear an honest and straight forward account that this book provides, of what it is like to be one I strongly believe this will resonate for others, and would recommend it.

  6. Peggy McCoy says:

    Will need to keep this handy to remind myself what to do when I m sliding into burnout.

  7. Sølvi Goard says:

    Sometimes you need something a bit blunt Useful and grounding, basics and nuances of caring for someone you love.

  8. Sherlock Watson says:

    Very wise Love the cartoons

  9. Ruby Tillymistle says:

    Very impressed with this useful, important book It s well written, very down to earth and easy to relate to It also covers a massive range of subjects that as the author points out are not easy to discuss or find out about, or seem hidden from carers for some reason.I had a few gripes but these were addressed i.e it was repetitive BUT within the first ...

  10. Daniel Taylor says:

    No one wakes up and decides on the spur of the moment to become a carer You re thrown in head over heels and you have to hope that you can keep yourself and as Marriott calls them your piglet afloat.While other books take you through the practicals of how to do this or what it takes to deal with a specific illness, where you can go to get support or what financial benefits you re entitled to, Marriott takes an approach that gives you an insider s view into being a carer and doing it in su No one wakes up and decides on the spur of the moment to ...

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