Celebrating women in care – Happy International Women’s Day!

Every year in March, we celebrate International Women’s Day across the world so today we would like to appreciate and applaud the amazing women in our lives.

This year, at Crouched Friars Care Home, we’d like to take this opportunity to recognise and appreciate the women in the health and social care industry. These incredible women, be it nurses, care workers or midwives, ensure that our communities are healthy and happy.

Women dominate the care industry today. According to research carried out by The King’s Fund, women hold 85-95% of health and social care jobs involving providing direct care and support. Moreover, this staggering difference in gender makes it important for us to recognise and celebrate the women in this industry.

These extraordinary women are the backbone of the care industry. And we have an amazing team of women here at Crouched Friars. Their immense hard work, empathyand compassion make a huge difference to our residents’ lives daily.

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown us the importance of health and social care workers, as they helped us battle the worldwide phenomenon. These super women have worked tirelessly then and still do to care for those who need it.

We, at Crouched Friars, recognise the hard work, dedication and determination of all the wonderful women in our team.


These women are not only well trained and professional but also are patient, caring, selfless, and passionate. They are always smiling and a great presence around the home. We are grateful for the impact they have on our residents and their families.

Women working in the care industry add great value to the industry and our community. They deserve recognition and support from us all. These women are true heroes and deserve to be celebrated on this day, and every day!

This International Women’s Day, thank the care workers in your life and show them how valued and appreciated they are. If you want to do more, you can also donate to organisations that support care workers such as The Care Workers’ Charity (https://www.thecareworkerscharity.org.uk/).

Happy International Women’s Day to all the wonderful women reading this!

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