Dr Catherine Ward-Griffin is a Professor of the Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing at the University of Western Ontario. Judith Phillips is Professor of Gerontology and Social Work in the Centre for Innovative Ageing at Swansea University, Wales. They discuss family caregiving, in which both of them have done extensive research, when the family caregiver is also a woman, often a nurse, employed in healthcare. They call this double-duty caregiving.
They describe the types of care double-duty caregivers provide, who they provide it to, what it involves, and what challenges it creates for