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Special offers for the homecare workforce

During COVID-19, UKHCA has been made aware of a variety of special offers that are available to those in the homecare workforce. UKHCA has not vetted these offers, but some are from high street names and may be of interest to your staff. Please find a selection of those offers …

Homecare in the time of coronavirus

A call for urgent government investment to realise value and prevent multiple provider failure Summary People want to live well and independently at home. Preventing unnecessary admissions to care homes and hospitals, where there is currently an increased risk of COVID-19 infection and death, should be a priority. Supporting people …

A tribute to Anne Buckley

Anne Buckley, 12th April 1957 – 13th February 2020 Written by Hannah and Amy Buckley Our Mum, Anne Buckley, was a founding member of the UKHCA. Often, a parent’s work life is a mysterious thing which they go away to do. For us Mum’s profession was her calling, permeating all …

Guest Blog: How to effectively use job boards

While attracting the best talent is certainly no easy task, there are now a number of tools available to help employers find the individuals they need to make their business thrive. Social media and company websites are fantastic places to post job adverts, however there’s no doubt that job boards …

Migration policy: A homecare provider’s perspective

The new UK migration system will not include a visa option for the dismissively named “low-skilled” workforce after Brexit. This has caused huge concern for homecare providers working in a seriously underfunded care system. Non-British nationals make a major contribution to the UK’s social care system. A homecare provider in …