Have you ever thought to reduce hours at work or even to leave your work because of caring?

Working while caring isn’t an easy task. Employers and fellow employees might just not get it!

Trying to be on time with work tasks and  to be also a devoted carer generates stress, not always easy to manage.  A key factor to reconciliate work and care is to raise awareness among your colleaques and employers. Sometimes people do not realise what you are going through, they need more information! Work and care reconciliation is the topic of this section. You will find advice on this so challenging issue.


It may feel as if you are juggling two jobs when you are holding down a paid job and caring for a friend or relative but work can be important for your well-being, income and for maintaining social contacts.More
Caregiving is hard. Caregiving and working is really hard. We offer some quick, simple tips to help you manage two demanding roles that can complicate life.More
If you are thinking of leaving work it is important to consider the full implications.More
If you have given up work (or not worked at all) because of your caring responsibilities you may want to work or return to work once your caring role ends, or you may decide you want to combine care with work.More
If you work outside the home and also have a family member who’s in need of care, being familiar with the legislation concerning benefits such as leave and the option of reduced hours could allow you to be more available for your loved one and ease your strain and worry.More
As someone engaged in paid employment who also has the added responsibility of caring for a dependent family member, it would benefit you to know what other types of legislation exist which may help you be more available for your loved one.More