Looking after someone with cancer and dementia can be both rewarding and challenging. Depending on the stage of their illness, they may need lots of help with everyday activities. This could include washing, dressing and meal preparation.
It can be hard to know if you are getting all the help that is available and if you are supporting the person you care for in the right way. This information explains some of the ways you can look after yourself, as well as supporting someone with cancer and dementia. We have more information on health and social care teams that can help you.
We also have more practical information and advice about looking after someone with cancer, which you may find useful.