The importance of caring for the carers

By Sally Hopper | 07 June 2021

In my day job I’m the assistant director of HR, but I’m also a carer to my partner, and have been for a few years. My partner has rheumatoid arthritis and can have days where he suffers from chronic pain, which affects his mobility.

Being a carer, I have good days and bad days and I’m sure anyone who is a carer will relate to that. This can mean one minute I am caring for him and the next I am in my remote working space on MS Teams. Like many carers, where they can work remotely, this has been a godsend.

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