LTCs and Your Relationships
Families often have routines that are disrupted when a member of that family develops a chronic illness. Disease diagnosis can change family members’ roles, responsibilities and boundaries. It disrupts their self-image and self-esteem; it may result in uncertain and unpredictable futures; and it may trigger distressing emotions — anxiety, depression, resentments, feelings of helplessness, as well as illness-related factors such as permanent changes in physical appearance or bodily functioning
The following downloadable resource is a workbook for children who have a brother or sister who is unwell.