SOCIAL CARE WORKERS EXCLUSION, YET ANOTHER KICK IN THE TEETH FOR THE CARE SECTOR.

SOCIAL CARE WORKERS EXCLUSION, YET ANOTHER KICK IN THE TEETH FOR THE CARE SECTOR

SOCIAL CARE WORKERS EXCLUSION, YET ANOTHER KICK IN THE TEETH FOR THE CARE SECTOR. By Karolina Gerlich, Executive Director of The Care Workers Charity. The sector has rallied during this Covid-19 national crisis. We were hoping that care workers would be recognised, so it was very disappointing to hear the government’s statement on immigration. Post-Brexit …

The Care Workers' Charity presents their Going the Extra Mile event.

The Care Workers’ Charity presents their Going the Extra Mile event.

The Care Workers’ Charity presents their Going the Extra Mile event. Sponsored by Avery Healthcare, Cinnamon Care Collection and Oakland Care, this year the format has changed, it’s all online via an app. What is the challenge? Over a period of 4 weeks (20th July – 14th August) colleagues and teams will compete to earn …

CARE WORKERS’ CHARITY HITS THEIR £2 MILLION POUND TARGET

CARE WORKERS’ CHARITY HITS THEIR £2 MILLION POUND TARGET

The Care Workers’ Charity has successfully reached their £2 million pound fundraising target to support care workers in need due to Covid-19. Since the lockdown was announced thousands of individuals, businesses, and charity organisations have donated to The Care Workers’ Charity Covid-19 Emergency Fund, set up to support care workers who are shielding, self-isolating, unable …

Jeffrey Long MBE Walk for Carers

Jeffrey Long MBE Walks for Carers

Jeffrey Long MBE ‘Walk for Carers’ saw the 88 year old visit care homes in the Bradford District to raise awareness of the heroic efforts of social care workers. Jeffrey is an 88 year old veteran,who is a well-practiced fundraiser. His most recent fundraising escapade has been to raise money for The Care Workers’ Charity. …

PARTNERSHIP WITH ACCESS EARLYPAY SCHEME AGREED

CARE WORKERS TO BENEFIT FROM AGREED PARTNERSHIP WITH THE ACCESS EARLYPAY SCHEME

Access EarlyPay supports The Care Worker’s Charity By Abhishek Agrawal, Director of Access EarlyPay Whilst regarded as key-workers, those in the care sector often have to put up with low wages. It is no surprise that an unexpected expense or having had to take some time off sick can put care workers in serious financial …

CWC LAUNCHED GRANT FOR CARE REPAIRS

CWC LAUNCHES GRANT FOR CAR REPAIRS

We have just launched our car repair grant. Grant awards are typically limited to a maximum of £500. Maximum grants for daily living costs are limited to £250. In addition to care repairs we may also be able to assist with: Daily living expenses Essential whitegoods Essential household items Moving costs Health improvement aids and …

How to manage mental health in a Pandemic

In a Pandemic, which has claimed over 36,000 lives in the UK, it is not just physical health that has been impacted upon, but mental wellbeing too. A recent paper published by The Centre for Mental Health provides a powerful illustration of what might be to come.

One million pound target hit

The Care Workers’ Charity has successfully reached its 1 million pound fundraising target in just six weeks to support care workers in need due to Coronavirus.

Runway Gallery

Runway Gallery, founded and run by artist SYRETT, is taking action during the COVID-19 global pandemic by donating 25% of all online sales during the current coronavirus lockdown period in the UK to support The Care Workers’ Charity’s Emergency Crisis Grant Fundraiser.

New Executive Director

Previously CEO of Nacas Karolina took up her position at the Care Workers Charity on the 23rd March to work on policy and campaigning, including research and the Professional Care Workers’ Day to the Care Workers Charity.