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Questions for carers to help with crisis planning

As a carer, you can be more prepared for times of crisis by developing a plan.

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Help with crisis planning

What circumstances/things tend to lead towards a deterioration in the person you care for's mental health?

  • Things that they tend to experience as things get worse

  • Feelings/thoughts they tell me about…

  • Things that they tend to do/say….
  • Things that they stop doing or do less of….

 

Things that I tend to experience as things get worse?

  • Feelings I have…
  • Things that I tend to think/believe ….
  • Things that I tend to do/say….
  • Things that I stop doing or do less of….
  • Changes in me that family and friends might notice……
  • How does this impact on where they live?

 

What tends to help them, has helped in the past (be as specific and detailed as possible)?
  • Things that they can do…
  • People that they can talk to or be with….
  • Medication that they can take….
  • Places that they can go….
  • Skills that they have learned in therapy/groups

 

What tends to help me, has helped in the past (be as specific and detailed as possible)?
  • Things that I can do…
  • Things that I can say to myself….
  • People that I can talk to or be with….
  • Places that I can go….
  • Understanding that I have learned

 

What can family and friends do that is helpful?

What can members of the care team do that is helpful? And how does this fit with the person you care fors’ long term goals?

If the person you care for has been in hospital before, what has been positive or helpful about that experience? What aspects have been negative or unhelpful?