Care workers sleeping on the job! All part of their training.

Care workers at an outstanding care home are left to lie in a care home bed alone, as part of their training, to think about what kind of care their residents really need.

Burcot Grange care home in Bromsgrove has been praised by Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspectors and rated outstanding for its innovative training methods which has seen staff upskilled and 12 of its care workers go on to become GPs and nurses. Burcot Grange, a Read more...

National Festival to celebrate care workers

Let’s celebrate all that is good about people who work in care with the second annual Professional Care Workers’ Day on 4 September, says Karolina Gerlich, chief executive of the National Association for Care and Support Workers.

For too long, social care has been undervalued: despite delivering amazing care in a difficult economic climate, struggling for political attention alongside Brexit, and being treated as a support system to the NHS. It Read more...

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