‘Relaxing’ group offers carers ‘escapism from isolation’
PEOPLE who care for loved ones with long-term illnesses have turned to art as a way of escaping their day-to-day pressures.
Providing round-the-clock care for a relative suffering with conditions like Alzheimer’s can often lead to the carer becoming isolated and ignoring their own needs.
In a bid to tackle carer loneliness and stresses, a “relaxing” art group based in Grimsby encourages the sometimes under-pressure carers to forget their worries and immerse themselves in art.
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