Welcome to the latest edition of the Work 'n' Care newsletter. Each month we try and bring you stories that embody all aspects of a carers life. Our aim is to empower you in your caring role and to make your life a little easier. Contact us with your experiences and ideas as the process of sharing can make a carers life just that little bit easier. Read the latest edition below or use the links on the right to navigate our story archives.

 

Unexpected grandparent carers for fetal alcohol syndrome baby

Maria and Ronald had the classic blended family.

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A revolutionary standing wheelchair

There is an amazing new robotic wheelchair that enables you to stand.

 

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Flexible work – here are some interesting options

The Working Carers Gateway is a champion for workplace flexibility.

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Childcare subsidy for grandparents who are carers

Grandparents and other informal carers can be paid for babysitting through the Registered Care Provider scheme.

 

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How not to be time poor at work

Time poor at work? Do a quick time audit.

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