5 episodes

Care to Share is an Impact Studios podcast hosted by Prudence Granger, Carer-in-Residence for the Carer Knowledge Exchange. This podcast features open and honest conversations with carers discussing the challenges, roadblocks, and joys of caring.

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Care to Share is an Impact Studios podcast hosted by Prudence Granger, Carer-in-Residence for the Carer Knowledge Exchange. This podcast features open and honest conversations with carers discussing the challenges, roadblocks, and joys of caring.

    Peter & Keith

    Peter & Keith

    In this episode of Care to Share, Prue finds a story of friendship. She chats with Peter and Keith, who have both been carers for their wives living with dementia and became friends through their caring journeys. They speak to the importance of community for wellbeing as a carer, the connection and support for one another that kept them going through the many ups and downs of care, and what they learnt from each other. Keith and Peter have big hearts and many stories to share of their journey through life and in care. 

     

    Care to Share hosted by Prudence Granger is in association with the Carer Knowledge Exchange.

     

    Produced by Danni Stewart. Sound design is by Melissa May. Additional sound design is by Brittany Rourke. Supervising Producer is Britta Jorgensen. Impact Studios Executive Producer is Sarah Gilbert.

    • 31 min
    Imogen

    Imogen

    In this episode of Care to Share, Prue chats with Imogen about growing up with a twin sister who requires care. Imogen has always been a carer for Jacinta in some capacity throughout her life, as family circumstances and schools changed. But after a family tragedy, at just 21 years old, she became the primary carer for Jacinta as well has her two younger siblings. Imogen candidly discusses this huge responsibility shift amidst overwhelming grief.

     

    This episode discusses difficult themes, including the loss of parents, please listen with care and if you’re feeling at all distressed by the themes of this episode, give it a skip or utilise the respurces below for support.

     

    Care to Share hosted by Prudence Granger is in association with the Carer Knowledge Exchange.

     

    Produced by Danni Stewart. Sound design is by Melissa May. Additional sound design is by Brittany Rourke. Supervising Producer is Britta Jorgensen. Impact Studios Executive Producer is Sarah Gilbert.

    • 30 min
    Sebastian

    Sebastian

    In this episode of Care to Share, Prue chats with Sebastian about his journey caring for his husband Jeff. Sebastian transitioned from partner to carer when Jeff was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s. Seb honestly shares the trickiness of this relationship dynamic shift, while clearly expressing the long standing love and bond he has with his husband. He also highlights the nuanced challenge of care within a same sex relationship. This episode is a candid look into an intimate and evolving relationship that is centred in love and care. 

    Care to Share hosted by Prudence Granger is in association with the Carer Knowledge Exchange.  

    Produced by Danni Stewart. Sound design is by Melissa May. Additional sound design is by Brittany Rourke. Supervising Producer is Britta Jorgensen. Impact Studios Executive Producer is Sarah Gilbert.

    The Carer Knowledge Exchange brings together carers, former carers, researchers, policy makers and practitioners to share their knowledge and learn from each other, improving outcomes for carers by connecting research to practice. The project is a partnership between Carers NSW and the Institute for Public Policy and Governance at the University of Technology Sydney, and is proudly funded by the NSW Government. Find out more at www.carerknowledgeexchange.com.au.   Support for carers: https://www.carerknowledgeexchange.com.au/public/support-for-carers/

    If you feel upset or are in distress, you can contact Lifeline, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by phoning 13 11 14 or texting 0477 13 11 14.

    • 29 min
    Julian & Elise

    Julian & Elise

    In this episode of Care to Share, Prue chats with Julian Maroun and his fiancé Elise Lewis about their journey caring for Julian’s brother Luke. Julian grew up caring for Luke, alongside his family. He discusses the challenges of being a young carer and how that has moulded who he is today. Elise now supports the Maroun family care for Luke, who has Down Syndrome and Cerebral Palsy. She unpacks the challenges of navigating a relationship and care, as well as how Luke has evolved through a more dynamic care structure that includes the support of the whole family.

    Care to Share is an Impact Studios production hosted by Prudence Granger in association with the Carer Knowledge Exchange.

    Produced by Danni Stewart. Sound design is by Melissa May. Additional sound design is by Brittany Rourke. Supervising Producer is Britta Jorgensen. Impact Studios Executive Producer is Sarah Gilbert.

    The Carer Knowledge Exchange brings together carers, former carers, researchers, policy makers and practitioners to share their knowledge and learn from each other, improving outcomes for carers by connecting research to practice. The project is a partnership between Carers NSW and the Institute for Public Policy and Governance at the University of Technology Sydney, and is proudly funded by the NSW Government. Find out more at www.carerknowledgeexchange.com.au.   Support for carers: https://www.carerknowledgeexchange.com.au/public/support-for-carers/

    If you feel upset or are in distress, you can contact Lifeline, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by phoning 13 11 14 or texting 0477 13 11 14.

    • 37 min
    TRAILER: Care to Share

    TRAILER: Care to Share

    Introducing Care to Share, a UTS Impact Studios podcast hosted by Prudence Granger, Carer-in-Residence for the Carer Knowledge Exchange. This podcast features open and honest conversations with carers discussing the challenges, roadblocks, and joys of caring.

    • 1 min

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