Carers & Supporters

MS affects a wide variety of people in different circumstances. Those providing support often need advice and information to help those they care for living with MS. The below are curated resources that may be of assistance to those looking for information. Anyone providing support to people living with MS is welcome to also contact their Regional MS Society for further information and advice.

 

 

Parents

Childhood MS A Guide for Parents – MSIF (International Federation)

Kids Get MS Too, A guide for parents with a child or teen with MS – National MS Society (USA)

 

 

Children

Kid’s Guide to MS – Multiple Sclerosis Trust (UK)

Our Dad makes the best boats – Multiple Sclerosis Society (UK)

Our Mum makes the best cakes – Multiple Sclerosis Society (UK)

Has your Mum or Dad got MS? – MS Australia (Australia)

MS for kids online – MS Connect (Australia)

 

 

Students

Your Education Rights as a Student with Multiple Sclerosis – National Multiple Sclerosis Society (USA)

 

 

Teenagers

When a Parent has MS, a teenagers guide – National Multiple Sclerosis Society (USA)

Kids Get MS Too, A guide for parents with a child or teen with MS – (USA)

 

 

Families

Plaintalk: a booklet about MS for Families – National Multiple Sclerosis Society (USA)

Supporting someone with MS, a guide for family and carers – MS Society (UK)

Family Matters: an information series that offers useful guidelines so that family members and friends can understand the challenges they may face and the strategies that they can adopt to manage better – MS Connect (Australia)

 

 

Carers

A Guide for Carers – Ministry of Social Development (NZ)

CarersNet – (NZ)

A Guide for Caregivers – National Multiple Sclerosis Society (USA)

MS in your life, a guide for young carers – Multiple Sclerosis Society (UK)

Supporting someone with MS, a guide for family and carers – MS Society (UK)

 

 

Health Professionals

GP Guide for Relapse Management – (NZ)

Brain health in multiple sclerosis – A nursing resource – (International)

Multiple Sclerosis Relapse Management – (NZ)

Helping you explain MS: a teaching resource for healthcare professionals – Multiple Sclerosis Society – (UK)

Multiple Sclerosis, the quick guide for  hospitals, residential homes and nursing homes – Multiple Sclerosis Society (UK)

Physicians Professional Resource Center For Healthcare Professionals – Physicians – National MS Society (USA)

Professional Resource Center For Healthcare Professionals – Nurses – National MS Society (USA)

Professional Resource Center For Healthcare Professionals – Mental Health Professional – National MS Society (USA)

Professional Resource Center For Healthcare Professionals – Rehabilitation Professional – National MS Society (USA)

Multiple Sclerosis in Adults: Management – NICE – Guidelines (UK)

Multiple Sclerosis – NICE – Quality Standards (UK)

 

 

Employers

Guide for Employers – MS Australia (Australia)

Employing People with MS – MS Australia (Australia)

 

 

Teachers

Students with MS and the Academic Setting, a Handbook for School Personnel – National Multiple Sclerosis Society (USA)

 

 

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