Discounts for Carers

Discounts for Carers

Discounts For Carers is a discount service for individuals working or volunteering in the care industry, and for those caring for a family member, friend, or anyone else. About the offer: Discounts for Carers offers a range of online (and in-store) discounts across...
Adult social care: seven principles for reform

Adult social care: seven principles for reform

COVID-19 has brought into sharp relief the challenges facing adult social care, many of which existed long before the pandemic. But it has also powerfully underlined the essential value of social care in helping people to live the lives they want to lead. The public,...
Make Caring Visible

Make Caring Visible

Caring can be as rewarding as it is challenging. Right now, many unpaid carers are dealing with even greater challenges as the coronavirus outbreak continues to affect all our lives. This year’s Carers Week: Make Caring Visible, throws that fact into sharp...
Inspired to Care

Inspired to Care

A common myth we hear in schools and at careers events is that social care is ‘a job not a career’ and that social care ‘isn’t a place for ambitious people’. We are here to debunk these myths, and our interview series is designed to do...
Food for thought;  ‘Learning Disability Week’

Food for thought; ‘Learning Disability Week’

Did you know that this week is Learning Disability Awareness Week? Learning Disability Awareness week is a time to specifically shine a spot light on issues impacting on people with learning disabilities and their families, however it’s reach rarely breaks through the...
It’s good to talk

It’s good to talk

There has been a lot of discussion prompted by the manner of the death of George Floyd and the strength of feeling in the UK has opened up the debate about racism, prejudice and bias, in our communities and in our places of work. We recognise that these issues exist...