'The Extra Mile' Poem

We are excited to publish another poem from our care worker writing competition. This poem was submitted by Rebecca Skermer and provides a touching account of what it means to work in care. Read more

"CWC Awards 2018" Winners Announced!

The Awards were introduced to acknowledge and reward the exceptional contributions of some of our most dedicated supporters; people whose help might otherwise go unrecognised. Read more

Going an Extra 952 Miles

This heartwarming story was written by Julie Burt at Elizabeth Finn Care Homes in Halliwell, Tunbridge Wells. Julie beautifully documented a surprise dinner, organised for Florence, a 92 year old resident. Read more

Sky's the Limit

We are delighted to share an inspiring story submitted to our writing competition by Sue Ann Balcombe. Sue Ann is the General Manager at the Priscilla Wakefield House care home. Thank you for sharing your incredible journey with us, Sue Ann! Read more

A Carer's Story and Poem

Here, we're excited to publish the second winner from our care worker writing competition. This story and poem were submitted by Diane Thompson and provide a moving account of what it means to work in care. Congratulations Diane. Read more

Congratulations to Our Writing Competition Winner!

We're excited to announce our latest care worker writing competition winning entry, by Chris Woodward! This creative poem really gets to the heart of what it means to work in care and the hardships that many clients, or loved ones, may face. Read more

Alex Ramamurthy to step down as CEO of The Care Workers Charity

The Care Workers Charity (CWC) announces that Alex Ramamurthy is to stand down as Chief Executive Officer with effect from 30th November 2018, having led the Charity through a two-year transformation period which resulted in CWC winning Change Project of the Year and being shortlisted for Charity of the Year at the 2018 Charity Times Awards. Read more

The CWC: Charity Times Award Winners 2018!

The Care Workers Charity is extremely proud to announce its award for ‘Change Project of the Year’ at the 2018 Charity Times Awards. Having also been shortlisted as ‘Charity of the Year’ for an income of up to £1 million, such recognition re-affirms our commitment to ensuring that no care worker ever faces financial hardship alone. Read more

The Care Sector Ball Raises £140,000

We're excited to announce that Hallmark Care Homes, in association with Care England, raised a staggering £140,000 for Alzheimer’s Research UK and The Care Workers Charity at a glittering fundraising event in Mayfair. Read more

The Care Workers Charity Selected as Beneficiary of Charity Ball

Here at The Care Workers Charity, we're proud to announce our selection as co-beneficiary of the Care Sector Fundraising Ball! At the prestigious event in Mayfair, Hallmark Care Homes in association with Care England will attempt to raise £100,000 for Alzheimer’s Research UK and The Care Workers Charity. Read more

Care Workers 'Going The Extra Mile'

The Care Workers Charity is constantly seeking ways to shine a light on the dedication and commitment of care industry professionals. Often care staff work long hours in stressful environments, pouring their passion into work that they regard as more of a calling than a job. This year's event was therefore aptly named, Going The Extra Mile, in which participants travelled one mile to celebrate the daily contribution of UK care staff. Read more

£120,000 CareTech Foundation Partnership!

The Care Workers Charity is excited to announce a new partnership with the CareTech Foundation! The collaboration, worth £120,000, will not only help The Care Workers Charity fulfil its primary mission of ensuring that no care worker ever faces financial hardship alone, but also relaunch its Champions programme, a grassroots initiative to form a network of care worker volunteers across the UK. Read more