National Homecare Day to celebrate role of domiciliary care services

02 December 2019 – Home Care Insight

Two industry bodies have announced the launch of Homecare Day in order to celebrate the contribution of home care support across the UK.

Taking place on 04.12.2019, Homecare Day will see the launch of an online campaign to raise awareness of the role of domiciliary care services in supporting older and disabled people.

United Kingdom Homecare Association (UKHCA) and Scottish Care would like organisations and individuals to join them on social media in raising the profile and value of home care support using the hashtag #homecareday19.

There are several themes planned throughout the day including:

8 am – 10 am: Defining home care
A celebration of what home care is and the crucial role it plays in our communities and health and social care systems

10 am – 12 pm: Home care heroes
A celebration of the many individuals who work in home care services and the impact they have on people’s lives through their commitment to care

12 pm – 2 pm: Real people, real lives
A celebration of the achievements and lives of the people who access home care support

2 pm – 4 pm: Changing times
A celebration of the many ways in which home care services are able to adapt to meet a changing policy and practice landscape

4 pm – 6 pm: The future of home care

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