The National Care Forum (NCF) has published an ebook – ‘Caring in COVID’ – a collection of stories about care, communities and leadership during the pandemic.
The ebook records and highlights the incredible response from NCF members, brought together as a collection of real-life stories.
It details how NCF members and the communities they serve, came together and rose to the challenge to support those who needed it most.
Not only will the ebook become part of the British Library collection for future generations it also acknowledges the role care providers played in the fight against Covid-19.
‘Through the collection of Caring Heroes stories, the reader peeks behind the closed doors and experiences what it was really like for care staff, residents in care homes, and people needing support in their own homes during lockdown,’ said NCF executive director, Vic Rayner.
‘This book is more than just a nod to social history; it demonstrates how people’s lives are enriched by the role of those working in the care sector through their creativity, dedication and passion, and through their many skills and talents.
‘Caring in Covid is now available to download from the NCF website. We are proud to dedicate this ebook to everyone whose life has been touched by care during the pandemic and hope these stories of pain, challenge, hope and humanity will resonant with many, to show how truly exceptional the care sector has been in responding to the challenges of this pandemic.’
Simon Bunegar, director of sales and marketing at QCS said: ‘2020 has put renewed focus on the hard work, dedication and above all compassion of all those caring professionals who put others before themselves time and again. From its inception QCS have been delighted to be able to support Caring in COVID in every way that we can. These stories are a wonderful glimpse into the beating heart of social care.’
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