Funerals, to go or not to go. Whose decision is it?

Who here has had to face the argument at work, of justifying why you need a day or more off for a funeral or bereavement leave? I hear stories from people constantly (and have experienced myself the brutality of work places), telling people that the person they need to take time off for to grieve, […]

Finding Home

Its embarrassing to even have the word care in our kinship care system. Day after day horror stories arise of kids being sent to live with family they may never have met. A social worker would pick them up maybe from the family home or police station, then dump them with the mystery family member. […]

Elder Abuse Campaign was a big F U to carers and the elderly ……. thanks for caring Australian Government

Recently Australians were bombarded with Elder abuse week campaigns. Don’t get me wrong, hurting and neglecting the elderly is bad….very bad. But the thing that got on my goat, was the radio and Tv campaigns of our government. Big brashy headings and lines such as “the government wants top stamp out elder abuse”, “call this […]