Abbotswood team take to the skies for The CWC

This spring, 6 staff members from Abbotswood Court Care home in Romsey, Hampshire will take to the skies with a 10,000 ft charity skydive. The brave and caring team are hoping to raise as much as possible for the Care Workers Charity. The close and dedicated team of staff members from Abbotswood Court, which consists …

Writing Competition Winners Announced…..

In November we held a Writing Competition for our friends and followers with the theme “community”. We had so many amazing entries and after a lot of deliberation we have chosen our winner and 2 runner ups. Our Winner is…. Nicola Gornall – a Care Worker at Betsy Clara Nursing Homeading And here is her …

Elevation Advisors announce Charity sponsorship with CWC

We are delighted to announce a new charity sponsorship with Elevation Advisors who are a specialist asset manager and investor in the UK healthcare real estate sector. Elevation acts as a conduit for global institutional capital wanting to gain access to the fragmented UK healthcare real estate sector.  In doing so, Elevation is a serial …

The Care Workers Charity Response to “People at the Heart of Care” White Paper

The Care Workers’ Charity is here to champion care workers and ensure they never face financial hardship alone and to advance the financial, professional, and mental wellbeing of social care workers by making grants, signposting to resources, and providing access to services.  We are pleased that the government recognises the need for reform but after reading the “People at the Heart of Care” …

THE CWC COLLABORATES WITH ROAR B2B ON NATIONAL CARE AWARENESS SURVEY

THE CWC COLLABORATES WITH ROAR B2B ON NATIONAL CARE AWARENESS SURVEY The Care Workers’ Charity have teamed up with ROAR B2B (organisers of the Dementia, Care & Nursing Home Expo and The Home Care Expo), the National Care Association, and National Care Forum to release the National Care Awareness Survey. The survey aims to gather …

Black History Month

Black History Month The Care Workers’ Charity recognises and celebrates Black History Month but recognises that the BAME community are not only Black, Asian or minority groups during the month of October but every day. The number of people working in adult social care was estimated at 1.54m as at 2020/21 – it is estimated …

CWC responds to the CQC State of Care Report

The Care Workers’ Charity Responds to CQC State of Care Report. The Care Workers’ Charity welcomes the considerations and suggestions of the Care Quality Commission’s ‘State of Care’ report released earlier today. The report highlights several of the devastating challenges faced by the sector and its workforce over the past year, and those that will …

Felgains

How mechanisation can ease the workload on caregivers Like many other countries around the world, the UK is home to an increasing percentage of older people. In 2019, around 20% of the UK population was made up of over 65s. This figure is rising, and by 2030, it’s expected that 25% (in other words, one …

Care Talk Conference- From New Normal to New Future

How has the response to Covid-19 changed social care practice?   10th November, QEII Centre, London  #GetSocialCareDone    Now that Brexit is done can we finally achieve the once in a generation task of social care reform? Despite the devastating impact COVID-19 has had on society, social care has once again demonstrated its key importance as the sister of …