CareWise benefits

A CareWise 0800 helpline for all employees

The helpline provides practical assistance and guidance. Carers in your workplace can request free infopacks containing useful resources, and receive advice tailored to their situation.

Tools & resources via your intranet

Carers NZ’s website includes a wealth of information across a range of caring topics. Carers can download an electronic infopack in one click, and much more! Receive e-links to our popular Family Care magazine to distribute to staff and employees as a fun, practical resource they receive regularly.

Workplace posters and staff communications with work-care information

Access to print-on-demand posters with messages for your workplace, plus regular CareWise information and updates to share in staff communications.

Becoming CareWise accredited through our self-audit for SMEs or an independent subscription and biannual audit by Diversitas for larger workplaces

Measure how carer friendly your organisation is with our self-audit tool for smaller organisations, or a more formal independent audit for bigger ones by diversity expert Diversitas.

CareWise Employer Forum

Learn and share with other CareWise workplaces.

Use of the CareWise accreditation mark in your recruitment advertising and communications

Your organisation will build its reputation as a CareWise workplace that is friendly to the growing number of New Zealanders who have caring responsibilities for loved ones.

International news, best practice advice, and stories

about carer-friendly workplaces sourced from Carers NZ’s global relationships in Australia, Europe, North  America, and other countries affiliated with the International Association of Carer Organizations.