Statistics Canada research shows that women are almost twice as likely as their male counterparts to spend 20 or more hours per week on
home caregiving tasks. Further, women are twice as likely as men to provide
personal care to senior loved ones such as bathing and dressing.
A Home Instead Senior Care survey found that half of working female caregivers feel they have to choose between being a good employee and being a good daughter.
This is a cause of concern as:
To help daughters understand their resources and feel empowered, Home Instead developed free tips and information at Daughters in the Workplace, available at www.DaughtersintheWorkplace.ca
Through this program, Home Instead is offering:
For more information please visit www.DaughtersintheWorkplace.ca
This program was featured on:
Mississauga.com featured Home Instead's program launch
HR Professional Now interviewed Home Instead's Senior Care's owner Brenda Enright and ran an article titled "Employer Responsibilities in Employee caregiving Situations"
HR Professional Now also included an article in their September edition titled "The Workforce implications of Eldercare"