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  • Report


    Sandwich Caring

    29 November 2012

    Today more and more parents are combining looking after young children with caring for older or disabled loved ones. This is sometimes called ‘sandwich caring’ or ‘dual caring’ and those who fall under this category are usually referred to as ‘the sandwich generation’. But this dual role can sometimes come at a cost and carers may suffer from ill health, face difficulties to access or stay in the labour market or
  • Report


    Carers and telecare

    20 September 2012

    By looking at carers’ experiences, this report takes this case forward by exploring in more detail the evidence and opportunities afforded by telecare and telehealth technologies and the barriers to greater take-up.
  • Consultation Response


    Carers Northern Ireland responds to disability strategy

    22 August 2012

    OFMdFM has just finished its consultation on its Strategy to improve the lives of disabled people – 2012-2015. Our response asks for more   consideration of the impact on carers and the addition of a specific priority in relation to caring. 
  • Report


    In Sickness and in Health

    15 June 2012

    Joint research by Carers UK and the seven other Carers Week partners, published for Carers Week 2012, sets out the toll caring can take on carers' mental and physical health.
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