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Why supporting staff who are Carers is good for your business

Why supporting your staff who are Carers for an elderly relative is good for your business Businesses survive and thrive because of the people they employ. First of all, your staff are your most important asset. Without them you’d have no clients and no business....

The dementia journey: Caregivers Voices

There have been moments when Joanne McNutt wished her mother, Marie Kacevychius, had cancer instead of dementia. “With my dad, with cancer, the appointments were there, the doctors were there, the care was there, the home care, everything,” she says. “Everything was a...

Do you think of yourself as a Carer?

Do you think of yourself as a Carer? Here's an excerpt from my forthcoming handbook. Dementia: A Practical Handbook for Working People Caring for a Loved One. Caring can creep up on you, little by little and you find you are doing more and more for your Loved One. It...

Get Your Life & Work Back on Track

Sometime Life throws us a curved ball – and usually when we least expect it. Sometimes it hits us out of the blue. Sometimes it creeps up on us – we know something isn’t quite right but we can’t put our finger on what it is. This can be what happens with older...

Don’t Put On A Brave Face All The Time

Life’s not fair but you don’t have to put on a brave face all the time. I heard of a lady recently who is trying to cope with her Mum in a Care Home, her Dad isn’t well and needs help to look after himself. Her husband is away with work a lot, she has a son at home...