In 2019, the government launched a mobilization and support strategy for carers , finally making visible those who on a daily basis work alongside “a loved one with a loss of autonomy for reasons related to age, disability , chronic or disabling disease. The question of aid was late in the political debate. However, with the aging of […] … learn more→
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Should we create the status of “student helping” for better recognition?
Students with caring responsibilities face significant challenges – but universities are hindering rather than helping them
Roughly 6% of the UK population provide informal unpaid care, and 60% of people in the UK will be carers at some point in their lives. This includes a number of people who are carers while studying at university. Informal carers are those who have a commitment to providing unpaid support to someone who could not manage without their […] … learn more→