The CWC Response to Skills for Care Report Jul 23

  At the CWC, we were pleased to see Skills for Care’s new report, which shares some hopeful news about the adult social care sector. Their newly analysed data from 2022-23 shows that the number of filled posts has increased by around 1% in the last financial year. We welcome this news, as the previous …

Lilli partner with Nourish to deliver data-driven falls prevention

Lilli, a company using machine learning (ML) to revolutionise home care, has announced a partnership with digital care management provider Nourish Care to support local authorities and care providers in the successful implementation of digital social care records (DSCR) and services designed to help prevent falls and improve the overall quality, safety and personalisation of adult social …

Saving Social Care second edition by Neil Eastwood

Recruitment and retention in the social care sector receives a boost: new edition of Saving Social Care is published on Thursday 22 June In response to the ongoing workforce crisis in the social care sector which has deepened since the pandemic, the second edition of Neil Eastwood’s seminal recruitment and retention handbook for the social …

CWC Response to The Fabian Society Policy Report

CWC Response to The Fabian Society Policy Report – Support Guaranteed: The roadmap to a National Care Service Karolina Gerlich CEO of CWC said: “We welcome this in-depth report looking at what the journey towards a National Care Service under Labour could look like. I was happy to hear at the launch that the workforce came …

Angel/MSN Care & Purchasing for Good smash their target for Care Workers

Angel/MSN Care PLC and their procurement partner - Purchasing for Good took on a mammoth challenge. They took the number of beds they have in their organisation – 389 and decided that wasn’t enough so doubled it to get 778. They then set the challenge of self-propelling 778 miles as a collective team of care ...

Home Instead Continues to Expand its Network

Home Instead has welcomed aboard two new franchisees to join their network of over 255 franchise offices.  Families in Lowestoft and Lincoln are now able to access the exceptional quality home care from Home Instead in their local communities, helping them to feel assured that their loved ones are in safe hands. Munish Bhardwaj, owner …

Third Anniversary for our CEO Karolina Gerlich

Marking her third anniversary as chief executive of The Care Worker’s Charity, Karolina Gerlich says it’s time to provide the care workforce with the reform, wages, career opportunities and recognition it deserves. Having spent more than 10 years as a care worker, as well as being a voluntary chief executive for a leading campaigning organisation, Gerlich took …

The CWC responds to DHSC update

We are outraged to see the update from DHSC today that it will invest only half of the £500 million promised in 2021 towards workforce development and reform, just £250 million over the next two years which takes money away from care workers.   The workforce will not be fooled by this cut and reshuffle of …

Avery Healthcare Rated One of the Top Care Home Groups in the UK

One of our Supporter Members – Avery Healthcare has been awarded Top 20 Rated Care Home Group in the UK for the seventh consecutive year. This award is a fantastic achievement, recognising our teams’ hard work and dedication to delivering outstanding care and creating a welcoming care community for our residents to enjoy life. With …