Christian carers come together

Posted on September 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Changes in legislation and policies on the long term care of people has led to the formation of the Christian Care Association (CCA). The new association’s chairman, David Henderson, chief executive of Trinity Care plc, said the aim of CCA was to create opportunities for providers of Christian residential care to share experiences and expertise and act together to promote high quality, whole person care based on Christian values. “For a number of years a group of Christian residential care providers, including some corporate organisations and individual homes, has been meeting informally to share ideas and information and also for fellowship,” Mr Henderson said. “In response to changing Government policy on long term care for the elderly it was felt the time was right to draw the Christian care sector together so that it can be represented effectively, Christian spirituality and care can be promoted and, if appropriate, Parliament be lobbied.” It has been estimated that around 5,000 care beds are managed by C

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