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Why care workers are such a valuable resource

The chief executive of the National Association of Care and Support Workers on how members can work with nurses to provide better care
Carer with care home resident

National Association of Care and Support Workers chief executive Karolina Gerlich explains how members can work with nurses to provide better care

The National Association of Care and Support Workers (NACAS) was founded in 2016. This professional association is owned and managed by its members.

Through them, it works hard to improve training standards and ensure that care and support workers get the respect and recognition they deserve.

A variety of titles are given to those who provide care professionally: NACAS members are home carers, care home carers, personal assistants, support workers and healthcare assistants, as well as managers.

Care workers support people to stay at home or live in a care home and avoid unnecessary hospital admissions.

Help and support

Care workers with experience in dementia can

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