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.

 

A revolutionary standing wheelchair

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

 

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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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Flexible work – here are some interesting options

The Working Carers Gateway is a champion for workplace flexibility.

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Inclusion Support Program

Working carers who have a child with disability may be able to help their childcare centre access special support funds and specialist knowledge.

 

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