Social care workers across Yorkshire will have a simple way to keep healthy thanks to a pilot project from Support Social Care Heroes.
Aneta Ryczkowska, Care Assistant at Vida Grange Care Home in Harrogate, has won a national social care hero award in recognition of her hard work.
We have been able to gain funding to provide Recharge Pods in the grounds of 4 care homes in Sheffield. Currently staff rooms in care homes tend to be small, functional, uninspiring places that don’t offer much sanctuary to the workforce during their breaks or when off shift. These cabin-like structures will provide a spaceContinue reading “Connect Our Heroes – Recharge Pods”
SSCH are working with specialist consultant, Martyn Dawes. Martyn lives and breaths personal development for social care management. The Social Care Leaders Programme is a comprehensive twelve week programme providing expert coaching sessions for the Social Care Leaders. The programme give leaders the time out needed to focus on personal development and take learning backContinue reading “Breaking Through the Noise – Social Care Leaders Programme”
As the pressures on social care workers mount and the care sector faces the hardest winter on record, Support Social Care Heroes (SSCH) will showcase the amazing work done on the frontline. Social care employers are encouraged to hit social media and shout about their workforce. The SSCH team will then select a winner toContinue reading “Social Care Hero Awards – National”
We know that working in social care is hard due to long hours, shift work and increases in manual handling. We also know that people in the sector sometimes neglect themselves by not eating well or having the time to prepare and cook healthy substantive meals. Based on this, we will be working with anContinue reading “Energise our Social Care Heroes”
The Wellbeing Wednesday initiative where every month 12 pilot care homes receives a selection of fruits for every single member of staff. SSCH will encourage competitions such as ‘which home can create the best edible character’ and ‘smoothie recipes’ to maximise engagement and uptake.
This is firstly funding the supply of art materials for our 12 pilot homes with a budget of £50 per month per home. The aim of this programme is to bring small groups of staff together from across the sector to engage in sessions using art as a vehicle for expressive therapy. Through themed materialsContinue reading “Get Creative with our Social Care Heroes”
We will host numerous sessions throughout the year to provide our heroes with therapeutic, holistic practical help and support such as wellbeing kits, massage therapy and physical wellbeing sessions. Relaxation is known to reduce stress and the symptoms of mental health conditions like depression and anxiety. Relaxation also has other related health benefits, including loweringContinue reading “Relax our Social Care Heroes”