Suzy And Shelly [Radio Scotland]

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012014101220161203 (RS)

Suzy discusses the emotional highs and lows of caring for her disabled sister Shelly.

012014101220161203 (RS)

Suzy discusses the emotional highs and lows of caring for her disabled sister Shelly.

012014101220141226 (RS)

What would you do if your niece, sister, grandchild or even parent needed you? Really needed you. Most of us would want to help but what if that need meant a massive impact on your own life - your work life, social life and home life, mental health even? Would you still be able to do it? How would you cope with the psychological impact and guilt of saying 'no' and how would you cope with the psychological challenge and personal turmoil of saying 'yes'?

This week in 'Who Cares?' we hear Suzy's utterly compelling account of her decision to look after her disabled sister, Shelly. The result is an incredibly honest and moving emotional rollercoaster through the highs and lows of that choice and why, ultimately, it brought Suzy to breaking point.

012014101220161128 (RS)

What would you do if your niece, sister, grandchild or even parent needed you? Really needed you. Most of us would want to help but what if that need meant a massive impact on your own life - your work life, social life and home life, mental health even? Would you still be able to do it? How would you cope with the psychological impact and guilt of saying 'no' and how would you cope with the psychological challenge and personal turmoil of saying 'yes'?

This week we hear Personal Best producer Suzy Beaumont's utterly compelling account of her decision to look after her disabled sister, Shelly. The result is an incredibly honest and moving emotional rollercoaster through the highs and lows of that choice and why, ultimately, it brought Suzy to breaking point.

012014101220161128 (RS)

What would you do if your niece, sister, grandchild or even parent needed you? Really needed you. Most of us would want to help but what if that need meant a massive impact on your own life - your work life, social life and home life, mental health even? Would you still be able to do it? How would you cope with the psychological impact and guilt of saying 'no' and how would you cope with the psychological challenge and personal turmoil of saying 'yes'?

This week we hear Personal Best producer Suzy Beaumont's utterly compelling account of her decision to look after her disabled sister, Shelly. The result is an incredibly honest and moving emotional rollercoaster through the highs and lows of that choice and why, ultimately, it brought Suzy to breaking point.