Care Workers charity publishes impact report

March 16, 2022

The Care Workers’ Charity has announced the publication of its Impact Report for 2021, which provides an overview and insight into the work of the charity and its achievements.

The report shares the charity’s journey over the past 12 months as the charity has gone from strength to strength in supporting social care workers during this turbulent time.

A few of the key achievements detailed in our report include:

  • 1121 Covid-19 Emergency Fund Grants awarded, with a total value of £611,426.
  • 666 Crisis Grants awarded, with a total value of £350,716.
  • 70 Mental Health and Wellbeing Grants awarded, with a total value of £86,964.
  • 40 Mental Health First Aid courses paid for, with a total value of £12,032.
  • The total value of all 1897 grants awarded during 2021 was £1,061,138.

Karolina Gerlich, Chief Executive Officer of The Care Workers’ Charity, said, ‘We’re really pleased to share our journey over the past 12 months. We have continued to support social care workers in crisis with crisis grants and covid-19 Emergency Grants and we have also added Mental Wellbeing and Health support in association with Red Umbrella providing care workers with up to ten support sessions with a qualified therapist and provided for 40 social care staff to undertake accredited Mental Health First Aider Training in order for them to be able to support their colleagues. The need for our support is as great as ever post covid and we are so grateful to our sponsors, supporter members and fundraisers for helping us to help those in need.’

The Care Workers’ Charity would like to thank all our Trustees, sponsors, funders, partners, and donors and said, ‘Without this vital support we would not be able to provide support to care workers during their time of greatest need. Thank you.’

Visit the Care Workers Charity website to read more.

In other news, new research published by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) shows that two-thirds of unpaid carers view a lower standard of care during the COVID crises as unacceptable, despite the massive pressures that care services and carers are under.

 

 

 


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