Category Archives: eldercare

Working and caring – how do working carers cope and what would help them?

In a study of employees who provide informal care for older people[1], we found there are a variety of ways in which working carers were responding to their situation. Some were just waiting for the next crisis; some were making … Continue reading

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How does eldercare affect work?

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We talked to the employees of two large city councils about their eldercare responsibilities and how these affect their work. They reported that their employers and colleagues were generally supportive and knew about their care giving situation. This did not … Continue reading

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Working and caring – patterns of eldercare

The most rapidly growing part of our population is the age group 85 plus – a group in which a high proportion of people require some support and assistance. At the same time we are seeing more and older people … Continue reading

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