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Carers UK Forum • Carers get stress like office staff
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Carers get stress like office staff

Posted: Sat Jun 08, 2013 10:47 pm
by rosemary
UNPAID carers who look after sick or disabled loved ones suffer from seven of the top 10 workplace stresses, a study out today reveals.
read here
http://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/405901 ... fice-staff

Re: Carers get stress like office staff

Posted: Sun Jun 09, 2013 10:55 am
by crocus
I was interested by the comment left there. The person who left the comment felt insulted because they thought that the article was saying that office staff have as much stress as carers. I actually took it the other way and thought it was trying to redress the feeling amongst the general public that people who are carers have it easy Image

Re: Carers get stress like office staff

Posted: Sun Jun 09, 2013 5:33 pm
by bowlingbun
Office staff can phone in sick, have time off to go to the dentist, four weeks holiday, generally only work 9-5 Monday to Friday, etc. etc. etc. If only that applied to carers!!!