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The Important Role You Play Caring for Someone With Schizoaffective Disorder

As a caregiver, you are an important person in the life of someone living with schizoaffective disorder. Your care and support, in addition to medicine, therapy, and interventions, can be essential to helping a family member or friend with schizoaffective disorder.

As a caregiver, you may take on a number of different responsibilities to help provide support throughout the treatment process. These roles may include:

  • Going to doctor visits together
  • Keeping in contact with healthcare professionals
  • Helping maintain a daily routine at home
  • Helping with daily activities
  • Making sure the patient is taking his or her medicine
  • Watching for worsening symptoms
  • Having conversations about how you can support the treatment plan
  • Helping ensure a healthy diet, enough sleep, and regular doctor and dentist visits to maintain good health