Care leaders call for a professional register of care workers.

Care leaders call for a professional register of care workers.

A multinational care forum has called for a professional register for care workers in England, in line with Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

The panel of care leaders says registration of care workers needs to be adequately funded and carefully implemented.
Five Nations Care Forum Communiqué.
The Five Nations Care Forum, which comprises leaders of care associations in England, Scotland, Wales, Northern
Ireland & the Republic of Ireland
has made three other recommendations, following a recent meeting:

Leaders of care associations in England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland met in London on 4 & 5 October 2021, for the first time since the start of the pandemic. Read More

 

Social Care Day of Remembrance and Reflection launched.

Social care bodies across England have joined together to launch Social Care Day of Remembrance and Reflection honouring the work and lives of the adult social care workforce during the pandemic.

A total of 21 organisations supported by Social Care minister Helen Whately have come together to launch the memorial day being held in March 2022.

An estimated 922 social care workers in England lost their lives between March 2020 & May 2021.
A Memorial Wall and Thank You Wall have been launched on The Care Workers’ Charity website where people can share tributes to care workers lost during the pandemic and say thank you to those who provided vital support.
Marking many months of sacrifice
The past year has been a difficult time for the entire adult social care workforce, across the adult social care sector.

MARCH 2022

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