A live forum has been launched to enable care workers from all over the world to seek support and share best practice.
Launched by live-in care provider Consultus Care & Nursing, the ‘Ask a Carer’ portal offers real-time support and mentorship for carers, as well as those considering a career in the sector.
The online community is run by volunteer ‘Care Consultants’ and anyone can access it.
Peter Seldon, CEO of Consultus, commented of the launch: “We created our Ask A Carer portal in response to requests from the carer community for a live forum that enables carers to ask questions, give advice and share their experiences.
“My hope is that the years of experience and knowledge these wonderful people have acquired in their careers can be shared with the wider caring profession ensuring high quality care for those in need of a live-in carer.”
The launch of Ask a Carer also marks the start of Consultus’ national recruitment campaign to find people who are looking for a long-term career in social care.
“We hope to recruit many new carers during our recruitment drive with the support of our portal and in-house training capability, but it’s vital we recruit the right people as live-in care is an incredibly rewarding, flexible and well-paid career but it requires people who are naturally caring, positive minded and capable,” said Seldon.