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Parents working from home report mental health problems

Parents working from home report mental health problems

Survey: 80 per cent of parents say their child’s routine has been disrupted by Covid-19

Working from home while looking after children is having a detrimental effect on the mental health of parents, according to a new survey.

A report from national childcare organisation Sherpa Kids Ireland — which provides on-site after-school childcare to children aged 4-12 years — found that almost three-fifth of parents (59%) who were working remotely said their mental health had been affected by the pandemic.

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