Graeme was retired from his hospital porter job after 21 years, when he developed degenerative spine disease. Currently in remission from cancer of the bladder, he cares round-the-clock for his 82-year old mother, who has Alzheimer’s Disease and cannot be left alone. Assessed as fit for work, Graeme was told he could do a desk job, for which the 57-year old has no experience. He was told he could apply for Jobseeker’s Allowance, but only if he was available for work, which he isn’t because of his caring responsibilities. He says, “It has caused me a great deal of stress.” Graeme’s antidepressant dosage has been increased as a result..