Report on Malcolm Goldsmith’s talks on being supportive of carers in the workplace given in August and September 2006.
Malcolm did us a great service, opening up this often hidden topic in our world of work. Present at each talk were HR personnel, managers, carers who hold down demanding jobs, and also people who one way or the other support carers, incl a husband who wished to know how he could be supportive of his wife who had just embarked on several caring roles…
Here are some of the questions raised. For an extended report on the talk, use the icon below.
Who are carers?
What do they do?
Defined in legislation
How many carers are there?
36 Hour Day
How are family carers affected?
How do I help?
Q and A time