May 30, 2020

S1E3 Caring for Carers: Personal Care - looking after yourself in order to better look after others

S1E3 Caring for Carers: Personal Care - looking after yourself in order to better look after others

Wildlife care is 24/7 as we all know. So how do we make time for ourselves, and what can we do to ensure we remain well, and are able to keep caring?
Guests:
Suzy Nethercott-Watson, a carer for 20 years, and the director of Two Green Threads - a website built specially to support wildlife volunteers in the work they do.
Sharon Draper, animal lover and Sydney based psychologist with an interest in trauma and compassion fatigue.

Further information:
Two Green Threads – advice and mental health support for wildlife carers
Wildlife Heroes
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