Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) carers face the same stresses and pressures as other carers. But you may also face added problems of discrimination.
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Explore our 10 tips about what you can do to make life easier if you are a carer who is also working.
‘I’m an occupational therapist because of my experience as a carer.’
If you care for someone with an illness or disability, things are likely to change over time. The person might need more care in the future, or you might not be able to continue caring for them.
Working can give you income, satisfaction, interest and contact with other people. It can also give you a break from caring.
As a carer, you have legal rights about your role and how you should be treated. You may also need to manage the legal affairs of the person you care for.