Care 4 the Caregivers does something no other charity does; it focuses only on the health and wellness of the caregivers raising a child with a disability. Why? Because when people take on a caregiving role, it comes with additional stressors other parents don’t have. Caregivers must learn how to navigate different systems of care, take their children to various doctor and therapy appointments, quit their careers, and often become isolated from their friends and families. This isolation usually leads to PTSD-like symptoms, which have negative consequences for the caregiver and for the child.
We would like to invite you to help us solve the problem of caregiver burnout. Together, we can continue to further the advances in specialized services and support that empower the caregivers of children with special health care needs and disabilities. We can grow our advocacy efforts and events in the community and continue expanding our educational resources platform.