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"I'm a care manager. I don't get paid. And it's not about being paid because my boy gets the life that he does as a result of me being his manager. But there's no recognition, there's no appreciation... If I was in a paid position, you know, I would have regular supervisions. Personal development would be on the agenda, you know... what skills and knowledge I need to brush up on would be on the agenda."