Medication Management

other_icon.jpgWhen you are at work do you worry that the person you are caring for is taking their medication on time and at the correct dose? Medication management is an important part of the caring role and even more so for the times when you aren’t there. We’ve put together these tips for helping you manage this crucial task.

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Natural highs

other_icon.jpgAs a working carer, you can sometimes be so busy juggling work and care you forget what it is like to feel good about yourself. When you are feeling low, there are all sorts of things that can lift you up again. This article is a reminder list of 29 moments that automatically make you happy. Think about these one at a time before going on to the next one.

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Striking the Balance: Women, men, work and family

other_icon.jpgElder care is the next frontier of the work and family debate according to a new discussion paper from the Sex Discrimination Unit. The ‘Striking the Balance: Women, Men, Work and Family’ paper asks whether the traditional model of men as breadwinners and women as primary carers continues to shape the behaviour of carers and the policies of governments and employers, in spite of the range of choices supposedly now available.

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Internet Guide

other_icon.jpgDid you know that popular use of the Internet is barely 10 years old? Now it seems there’s nothing you can’t do or see on the net. News, weather, sport, music, shopping, and games – you name it – it’s on the net. If you are new to the net or just can’t keep up with the latest developments here’s a short guide with links to useful websites to help you get the most out of your online surfing.

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Leaving work in a hurry

other_icon.jpgIf you are a working carer chances are that sooner or later you will need to take leave at very short notice. What happens to your workload if and when you can’t make it into work?  Could your co-workers easily pick up your workload and continue doing it?  Over the years as a working carer I have collected some tips to make life easier for work colleagues when I have had to take leave work at short notice, and I would like to share them with you.

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  1. Who is a Working Carer?