Guilt and dementia: How to manage guilty feelings as a carer

If you're caring for someone who is living with dementia, it's common to feel guilty.
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You might be feeling like you're not doing a good job, or that you need to take a break.

Many carers have told the Alzheimer's Society they feel the same - but there are steps you can take to manage guilt. Find out how to listen to and accept these feelings.

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