Caregiver fatigue and burnout is a state of mental, emotional, and physical exhaustion a caregiver can experience.
We've gathered resources to help educate caregivers on the causes, symptoms, and prevention methods of caregiver burnout.
Caregiver Burnout; Causes, Symptoms & Prevention
From Cleveland Clinic
This resource describes caregiver burnout and what causes burnout.
How Do I Manage My Fatigue and Burnout?
Compassion Fatigue in Caregivers
Information on caregiver burnout and tips for decreasing burnout and fatigue.
Signs of Caregiver Burnout and How to Prevent It
From VITAS Healthcare
This resource addresses warning signs of burnout and how to prevent caregiver burnout.
Family Caregiver Curriculum
This resource gives caregivers the signs of fatigue and burnout. Tips on how to manage the feelings and fatigue and caregiver burnout are included.
How Can I Take Care of Myself?
Caring for yourself is one of the most important things you can do as a caregiver. These resources will provide helpful tips on caring for yourself. Effective tools for self-care and ways to combat caregiver burnout are provided.
Taking Care of YOU: Self-Care for Family Caregivers
From Family Caregiver Alliance
This website includes information on the impact of caregiving on your health. It includes helpful tips to manage stress.
Self-care for the caregiver
From Harvard Health Publishing
This link offers tips on caring for yourself as a caregiver.
Family & Caregivers: Don't Forget to Take Care of Yourself (Too!)
This page provides quick tips on caring for yourself while you care for your loved one.
How Can I Keep My Body From Injury While Taking Care of My Loved One?
Tips for Caregivers Assisting with Bed Mobility (Caring for your back) (PDF)
From Shepherd Center
This resource provides information on techniques to keep you and your body healthy while caring for your loved one.
How Can I Set Up Daily Routines That Will Help Me Care For My Loved One?
Caregiver Routines (PDF)
From Shepherd Center
This website provides ideas and tools to help you set up routines to help organize all the care you need for taking care of your loved one.