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Work Challenges & caregiver well being

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Why Might Good People Deliver Bad Care? | Yvonne Sawbridge | TEDxUniversityofBirmingham

Yvonne Sawbridge says that caring professionals offer hard, emotional work. In the same way in which physical labour is recognised and accounted for in management practice, emotional labour needs to be recognised as a role requirement for nurses and other caring professions.

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Emotional Labor: What It Is and What It Is Not

Emotional labor is a paid chore, not a household chore.

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The Mental Load: Managing a Burden You Can’t Actually See

Here’s what to know about the mental load—and how to bring it up with your partner.

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Emotional Labor Is a Store Clerk Confronting a Maskless Customer

The preeminent sociologist Arlie Russell Hochschild discusses the control over one’s feelings needed to go to work every day during a pandemic.

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Fed Up: Emotional Labor, Women, and the Way Forward

Day in, day out, women anticipate and manage the needs of others. In relationships, we initiate the hard conversations. At home, we shoulder the mental load required to keep our households running. At work, we moderate our tone, explaining patiently and speaking softly.

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The Selfless Dedication of In-Home Caregivers

In-home caregivers are the unsung heroes of the pandemic.

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The Working Parents’ Guide to Dealing with Sick Kids

Struggling to balance the demands of a job and an ill child? Get tips and advice on how to cope when kids aren’t feeling well.

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FMLA and Caring for Elderly Parent with Dementia

An employee who is eligible for Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave has asked to use it to spend time with her father, who is in a nursing home but having difficulty settling in. He has dementia and will listen only to family members. Is this a qualifying event?

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Caregivers of Elderly Loved Ones Face Heavy Emotional, Physical, Financial Toll

Caregivers take on many tasks: shopping and housework; helping with bathing, dressing and monitoring medicines; managing outside care; making financial decisions; and navigating the fragmented health-care system to find quality, affordable extra care.

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