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.

 

Supermarkets not promoting healthy food, study finds

Australia’s biggest supermarkets could be doing much more to encourage healthy food purchases.

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Combining work and caring

At some time in everyone’s working life, they can expect to become a carer – even if it is only for a short time.

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Sharlene inherited someone else’s mum

As an unmarried mum with two kids, Monica was always well supported by her own mother, Grace.

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Caring for the carer

Working carers can easily ignore their own physical and emotional health when caring for others.

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Restore your attention with green microbreaks

As little as 40 seconds spent looking at a green view can help sustain your interest and attention during your working day.

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