How to Raise Money for a Charity Challenge Event

Raising money for a challenge event can be intimidating and for most people it will be the most money they ever raise for a charity. Don’t know where to start? Do not fear – here are tried and tested top 5 fundraising ideas for raising money in a busy 2019.

Winter Tips for Care Assistants

The winter months can be difficult for a lot of us, especially those working in care. Regardless of the weather conditions, customers still require care and it is the responsibility of care assistants to ensure they get the support they need, when they need it.

Our Greatest Asset and Most Fragile Force

In this guest post, Dr Donald Macaskill, CEO of Scottish Care, examines the role of care staff and the critical part they play within the industry and community at large.

10 Ways That Technology Can Help You Deliver Better Care

Mobile phones are magical. Not only can we do our weekly shop, but also navigate around busy cities, pay our taxes and send messages across the world! And while many industries have been reborn using such wizardry, social care has yet to catch up with the level of technology currently available.

The Importance of Quality Training in Homecare

There is nothing more important in homecare than well-trained, compassionate staff. In this article, UKHCA’s Learning and Development Specialist Jayne Easterbrook discusses how training has grown in emphasis and the support UKHCA can provide to both homecare organisations and their care staff.

Social Care: Provider and Local Authority Collaboration

With the current debate surrounding adult social care following a recent release from central government, it’s imperative to discuss the provision of services and their wider social impact. Adam Hutchison, from Belmont Healthcare, examines the issue.

‘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.

“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.