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Combining study/work with caring

Combining study/work with caring

Workers and students increasingly face the challenge of caring for dependants.

Kempten University of Applied Sciences helps its members to coordinate their domestic responsibilities with performing their university tasks.

Our webpages on “Caring for dependants” provide information about the legislation governing care and the services available both within and outside the university.

An overview of the key sources of information from the Ministry of Health can be found under:

In need of care. What now?

Care guide 

Patient decree 

You can access our flyer on care here.

Support from Kempten University of Applied Sciences

Support from Kempten University of Applied Sciences

University members, whether staff or students, can address any questions they might have about combining caring responsibilities with work/study to Melanie Lüders, Officer for Equal Opportunities and Family Affairs, or HR Director Mr Briest . Look here for support, advice, brochures and contacts.

The following documents are accessible via the in-house Wiki (subject to log-in). Students should contact the Office for Equal Opportunities, Family Affairs and Diversity for any documents they require, which we will be happy to send you.

Notification of temporary incapacity to work due to caring duties for dependants

I.C.E. folder for personal and medical emergencies

10 tips for looking after yourself when combining care with a career

Remote working to help combine caring and career

Remote working to help combine caring and career

Kempten University of Applied Sciences also has a Guideline for setting up remote workstations. This offers the prospect of performing some work for Kempten University of Applied Sciences remotely, particularly for those with caring responsibilities. You can find this guideline in the university’s in-house Wiki under “Important information and documents for new staff”.

If you have any questions not covered here, please do not hesitate to contact the Office for Equal Opportunities, Family Affairs and Diversity.

Psychological counselling service

Psychological counselling service

Kempten University of Applied Sciences offers its members the opportunity to seek anonymous psychological counselling, free of charge. Further details are available in the Wiki under Information for staff/Important information and documents for new staff.

Regulations for students

Family parking spaces

Family parking spaces

Besides students with children, those with caring responsibilities can also apply for a key to these parking spacesat the start of each semester. For further details, please contact the Office for Equal Opportunities, Family Affairs and Diversity.

Checklist for “Students with caring responsibilities”

Checklist for “Students with caring responsibilities”

This Checklist indicates the regulations for leave of absence and extending deadlines for students with caring or childcare responsibilities, citing both the underlying statutory provisions and notes on in-house procedures.

You can download the Checklist here.

Support available in Kempten

Information from Kempten Town Council

Information from Kempten Town Council

The Town of Kempten has produced a brochure for senior citizens on “Getting older in Kempten” . You can also ask for a copy in our office.

Oberallgäu District Administration Office has a brochure called “Getting older in the District of Oberallgäu” citing important addresses and points of contact.

 

Contact at Kempten Town Council:

Director Office for Senior Citizens in Kempten Christine Weixler.

 

There is also information for senior citizens on Kempten’s website: 

Contact the

Officer for Equal Opportunities and Family Affairs
Melanie Lüders

 
+49 (0) 831 2523-512
melanie.lueders(at)hs-kempten.de


 Building D, ground floor, D117
   

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