In 2012, 37% of Quebec caregivers had at least one child in their care.
In 2012, 37% of Quebec caregivers had at least one child living under their roof and in their charge. When a loved one falls ill, caregivers must learn to balance their new role with their parental duties. It also becomes their responsibility to explain the illness to their children and guide them through its development. Talking about the illness with their child can be a delicate matter, but there are a few things they can do to prepare themselves for this and make the discussion easier