This guide is useful in preventing families from giving in and/or tiring of the role of carer.

It proposes an effective intervention programme through the Problem Solving Technique with the aim of decreasing the symptoms of anxiety, depression and increasing the well-being perceived in the carer at the beginning, during and at the end of the care process.

This guide makes it clear what an impact caring for a family member can have, resulting in consequences at a physical, social, emotional and economic level.

It details some of the common problems faced by carers and gives suggestions and advice as how to remain aware of their own needs and how to face the stress that this situation can cause.