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The Care Workers Charity pays tribute to former Patron, Lynda Bellingham OBE.

The Care Workers Charity pays tribute to former Patron, Lynda Bellingham OBE.

24 October 2014
It is with much sadness to hear that Actress Lynda Bellingham OBE, died this week, on Monday 20th October, aged 66. Lynda had been a patron of The Care Workers Charity, since 2010. In an interview in 2013, with Charity Choice, Lynda talked about her reasons for supporting the charity and [...]

Summercare collection gives boost to charity!

Summercare collection gives boost to charity!

22 September 2014
Almost £300 was raised by staff, friends and family members alike at the Southend Summercare Carnival for The Care Workers Charity! The carnival was a great success enjoyed by all and bringing the local community together. Andrea Astle of the fund said: “As a sector specific charity we very [...]

ACCUMULATION OF EVENTS LEADS CHARITY TO PROVIDE HELP

ACCUMULATION OF EVENTS LEADS CHARITY TO PROVIDE HELP

18 August 2014
Jemma has suffered from stress and depression for many years, resulting from an accumulation of events, starting with her son on a tour of duty in Afghanistan and, more recently caring for her very elderly mother. Adding to these pressures Jemma has a back condition, which means that she is no [...]

CHARITY SUPPORTS PENSIONER CARING FOR HER SON WITH CANCER

CHARITY SUPPORTS PENSIONER CARING FOR HER SON WITH CANCER

18 August 2014
Judith lives alone and has worked as a Care Assistant since 2001. She has a 35 year old son who has developed skin cancer and cares for him on a regular basis. Since 2013 she has reduced her hours of work to care for her son and now lives on an 11 hour a week income, consequently she has no [...]

FUNDING TO PURCHASE BED LINEN FOR A SINGLE MOTHERS CHILDREN

FUNDING TO PURCHASE BED LINEN FOR A SINGLE MOTHERS CHILDREN

18 August 2014
Zoe is 35 years old and is a single mother of two children, the oldest being eighteen and the youngest three. Zoe currently works 20 hours a week as a Support Worker and has to pay for childcare during those hours, consequently she is on a very limited income. Having had the financial pressure [...]

The Care Workers Charity is to benefit from Summercares support of the Southend Carnival!

The Care Workers Charity is to benefit from Summercares support of the Southend Carnival!

13 August 2014
SummerCare is delighted to announce that they will be again supporting the Southend Summercare Carnival this year! They continue to be involved because of their determination and commitment to promote inclusion and involvement for those in the local community that receive care and support. [...]

QCIS announce partnership with The Care Workers Charity

QCIS announce partnership with The Care Workers Charity

29 July 2014
QCIS shows it cares by adopting two charity partners www.qcis.co.uk Specialist care home insurance broker, QCIS (Quality Care Insurance Services) has stepped up its charity work by choosing two partners to support on an ongoing basis. The Care Worker’s Charity, which supports the whole [...]

Looking to bag a last minute place in this year’s Great North Run on Sunday 7th September?

Looking to bag a last minute place in this year’s Great North Run on Sunday 7th September?

30 June 2014
The Care Workers Charity still have places up for grabs, whether you’re setting yourself a challenge or run as part of a regular fitness regime. Turn those footsteps into pounds! The Bupa Great North Run is the premier event in the Great Run series and firmly established as the world's greatest [...]

National Care Home Open Day, support your industry colleagues

National Care Home Open Day, support your industry colleagues

16 June 2014
This Friday, June 20th, thousands of UK care homes will be opening their doors to welcome the public, connect residents with their local communities, and change perceptions of care homes for good. For far too long the care home sector has been marred by the negative press generated by a small [...]

Our congratulations to Jan Flawn of PJ Care!

Our congratulations to Jan Flawn of PJ Care!

16 June 2014
Founder and chairman of a leading specialist healthcare provider PJ Care has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Jan Flawn, who set up the company, in 2000, has been made a CBE. Jan said: “As you can imagine, I’m absolutely overwhelmed and honoured to be receiving this award [...]

Get fit this summer and focus on YOUR place in the BUPA Great North or Great South Run!

Get fit this summer and focus on YOUR place in the BUPA Great North or Great South Run!

02 June 2014
We are delighted that Julien Payne, Owner and Managing Director of Titleworth Healthcare, and his wife Sophie, have snapped up their places in the Great South Run, taking place on Sunday 26th October 2014. This is an especially important year for Julien and the company, as it sees Titleworth [...]

Celebrating 5 years of The Care Workers Charity

Celebrating 5 years of The Care Workers Charity

28 May 2014
We have lots of plans to celebrate the charity’s 5th Birthday in October but we’d love it if our supporters were able to fundraise for us the whole year through! You could hold an un-birthday party, donate unwanted birthday presents and hold a raffle, hold off sending greetings cards and donate [...]

Care Workers Charity seeks new trustees

Care Workers Charity seeks new trustees

21 May 2014
The Care Workers Charity, formerly the Care Professionals Benevolent Fund, is calling for people interested in becoming a trustee of the charity to come forward and submit their interest. The Care Workers Charity supports current, former and retired care workers by providing crucial assistance if [...]

National Care Home Open Day 20th June 2014

National Care Home Open Day 20th June 2014

19 May 2014
On June 20th 2014, thousands of UK care homes will be opening their doors to welcome the public, connect residents with their local communities, and change perceptions of care homes for good. If you’d like to add a fundraising element to your days events – why not choose The Care Workers Charity [...]

Hallmark Care Homes sponsor Barleylands Charity Funwalk for the 4th year!

Hallmark Care Homes sponsor Barleylands Charity Funwalk for the 4th year!

16 April 2014
This year’s walk takes place on Sunday 18th May 2014, at Barleylands, Billericay and is organised by local MP John Baron and his Committee. Set in beautiful parkland, the Fun Walk raises money for charities, during a fun filled afternoon of family entertainment. Hallmark Care Homes are [...]

Challenge yourself!

Challenge yourself!

24 February 2014
Is this the year for you to take on a Challenge? We may have just the thing for you! Fancy trekking Kilimanjaro or The US Grand Canyon? Cycling from Lands end to John or Groats? Or amazing your friends by telling them you’re going white water rafting? The team at Global Adventure Challenges can [...]

Paul Carpenter, of HC-One plans an honourable 100 miles in 100 hours challenge to benefit heroes!

Paul Carpenter, of HC-One plans an honourable 100 miles in 100 hours challenge to benefit heroes!

06 February 2014
Paul Carpenter, Hospitality Specialist at HC-One is planning a 100 miles in 100 hours challenge to honour soldiers both past and present, and also support industry colleagues within the care sector who may be facing difficult times. Paul was a Welfare Officer during 2010-2011 where he worked [...]

Direct Health are the first Corporate Member of 2014 to re-new their membership!

Direct Health are the first Corporate Member of 2014 to re-new their membership!

29 January 2014
Thank you to Direct Health, who were the first corporate member to re-new their membership in 2014! They also generously continued their support for the fund by giving a Christmas donation of £300, demonstrating their support for our charity by displaying our logo on their Christmas cards. Why not [...]

The Care Workers Charity benefits from the National Care Awards 2013.

The Care Workers Charity benefits from the National Care Awards 2013.

20 January 2014
The National Care Awards Gala Presentation Night was a big birthday celebration held in late November 2013. It was the 15th consecutive year the longest established and most respected care awards have been held and, with almost 750 people attending, joyously celebrated the very best people in the [...]

Have you or someone you know been affected by the recent floods?

Have you or someone you know been affected by the recent floods?

08 January 2014
The Care Workers Charity may be able to help you. Large areas of the UK are still being warned of the risk of floods, as the Met Office forecasts heavy rainfall for south and south-east England. There are currently more than 100 flood warnings in England, Scotland and Wales, where flooding is [...]

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The Care Workers Charity pays tribute to former Patron, Lynda Bellingham OBE.

The Care Workers Charity pays tribute to former Patron, Lynda Bellingham OBE.

It is with much sadness to hear that Actress Lynda Bellingham OBE, died this week, on Monday 20th October, aged 66. Lynda [...]

Summercare collection gives boost to charity!

Summercare collection gives boost to charity!

Almost £300 was raised by staff, friends and family members alike at the Southend Summercare Carnival for The Care Workers [...]

CHARITY SUPPORTS PENSIONER CARING FOR HER SON WITH CANCER

CHARITY SUPPORTS PENSIONER CARING FOR HER SON WITH CANCER

Judith lives alone and has worked as a Care Assistant since 2001. She has a 35 year old son who has developed skin cancer and [...]