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Compassion Fatigue In Carers: Awareness Project

Compassion Fatigue in Care Staff: Compassion fatigue is a term that has been used previously but is becoming more recognised during the covid-19 pandemic. ‘Compassion fatigue is a broadly defined concept that can include emotional, physical, and spiritual distress in those providing care to another. It is associated with caregiving where people or animals are experiencing significant emotional or physical pain and suffering.’ – Compassion Fatigue Awareness Project At Apple House care homes we recognise that our brilliant carers are working incredibly hard to ensure that they are giving their utmost in these unprecedented times. They are caring for the people we support, their colleagues, families and …