Home Care Day is taking place this year on Wednesday 4 December 2019!
This is a largely online event which looks to celebrate and recognise of the care at home and housing support services across Scotland – including individuals who access these services, those who work in the sector, and the opportunities that home care services bring to a wide range of people.
Whether you are a provider, worker or partner, we would love to hear your positive good-news stories about the care at home/housing support sector. Please share them with us on social media 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
A celebration of the opportunities provided through home care services and support for shaping the future of health and social care