On Thursday 21st November, we will be hosting a Carers Rights Day afternoon tea at our Bristol office, in Queens Square, from 15:30pm-17:30pm.
The free to attend event will see Heledd Wyn, Head of Long Term and Elderly Care, and Cecily Donoghue, Employment and HR Solicitor, discuss issues that informal or working carers face day-in-day-out; from statutory and contractual rights to care fees and the amount of care that an individual is expected to provide.
Every day 6,000 people in the United Kingdom become carers and some can find themselves needing to talk to health and social care providers; to negotiate with their employers on how to juggle work with caring and how to deal with the intricacies of the benefits system. With the help of Carers Rights Day a channel of conversation is opened to ensure that carers are aware of their rights, inform them of the support available and raise awareness in and around the industry.
The event is aimed at Senior Managers and business owners juggling the pressures of caring and their professional role (informal carers) as well as Companies or HR managers supporting employees who are balancing care needs at home.
We hope to bring together organisations and individuals across Bristol and the South West, to help carers understand their rights through an informative session as well as a Q&A.
Heledd Wyn, Head of Long Term and Elderly Care at Gregg Latchams, said; “This event provides a unique opportunity for individuals, organisations and carers in the South West community to learn and ask about their legal rights.
“We are very much looking forward to welcoming attendees and sharing our knowledge as well as celebrating all of the hard work that carers do.”
To secure your place at this free to attend event please visit: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/carer-rights-day-tickets-77983571963