It can be hard to plan for breaks. We’ve made it easier with our comprehensive Time Out planning guide, available in print or download it here. Handy templates and advice from carers about ways to organise breaks so you can recharge and care for yourself, too. To order print copies phone the Carers NZ helpline 0800 777 797 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Bulk copies available for organisations!
1 in 8 of every NZ workplace is a carer – support them by being a CareWise employer! Click here to learn more about this free programme to help carers keep working and earning.
Will you commit to doing better for family carers?
Our country’s large community of family carers have been let down by successive governments.
A Carers’ Strategy for New Zealand was launched in 2008, with three five-year Action Plans since. But progress has been too slow. It’s time now for government to step up and take responsibility for supporting its largest and most undervalued workforce – family, whānau and āiga carers.
Find out more here.