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MAKING LIFE EASIER FOR CARERS: Oxon / Bucks & beyond

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25. How employers can help working carers — March 28, 2019

25. How employers can help working carers

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Some carers work. Some carers work for an employer. And many carers either need to or want to keep working for that employer. Yet many carers (40% in the USA for example, World Dementia Report 2018) say they have no choice but to give up work and that 1 in 6 even feel penalised for their caregiving duties.  While governments wrestle with the social and fiscal consequences of our increased longevity, could businesses help?

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5. Looking after YOU — December 22, 2017

5. Looking after YOU

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No it’s not halloween! This is Maud and Mum’s joint ‘me time’ last Saturday night = face masks + ‘Strictly’ final

You’re there for your elder partner, relative or friend.  Who is there for you?  Do you have a support network, both physical and emotional?  How do you manage your energy so you have enough for everything you need and want to do AND keep some in reserve for being occasionally awesome and/or emergencies?

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