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.

 

Flexible Jobs by Design

The Working Carers Gateway is a champion for workplace flexibility.

We write about it every issue and see it as the natural way for every worker – not just working carers – to have the opportunity to create a healthy work-life balance.

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Unexpected grandparent carers for fetal alcohol syndrome baby

Maria and Ronald had the classic blended family.

Read more: Unexpected grandparent carers for fetal alcohol syndrome baby

Childcare subsidy for grandparents who are carers

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

 

Read more: Childcare subsidy for grandparents who are carers

A revolutionary standing wheelchair

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

 

Read more: A revolutionary standing wheelchair

Flexible work – here are some interesting options

The Working Carers Gateway is a champion for workplace flexibility.

Read more: Flexible work – here are some interesting options