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iCarer to support caring networks

iCarer blog

Jim Charvill is Tunstall’s Group Director for Enterprise Architecture and his work involves developing new products and services. In this blog Jim discusses iCarer – a new system currently in development that aims to support those who care for others, in particular ‘informal’ (or unpaid) carers.

 iCarer is a three-year project funded through the AAL that started in 2013 with a goal to help informal carers. Here, Tunstall is working […]

By |December 4th, 2014|Features|0 Comments

Get involved on Carers Rights Day

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Ali Rogan, our External Affairs Director, discusses the importance of Carers Rights Day.

After a long day in London, I spent a really enjoyable couple of hours at the Carers Rights Day Reception in the House of Commons on Wednesday evening.

Carers UK have been championing carer’s rights for a very long time and this event marked the launch of Carers Rights Day with the theme: Looking after someone? Know your rights.

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By |November 28th, 2014|Features|0 Comments

Supporting carers at work

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Gemma Reucroft, Tunstall’s UK & Ireland HR Director, writes about the rising numbers of working carers – and what employers can do to help.

How many of your employees are caring for someone with dementia? Do you know? I’m guessing that most employers don’t. Yet we are facing a big challenge. Recent research from the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr) said that dementia caring obligations cost English […]

By |August 18th, 2014|Features|0 Comments

Tunstall Healthcare joins Employers for Carers

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Gemma Reucroft, UK & Ireland HR Director, Tunstall Healthcare, explains why.

We are delighted to announce that we have joined Employers for Carers, in order to demonstrate our commitment to supporting our employees who also have caring responsibilities.

According to research undertaken by the Carers Week partnership for the report Prepared to Care?, 34% of carers feel that they have […]

By |November 26th, 2013|Features|0 Comments