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The city's commitment to its vital care sector and family carers
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Welcome to the Wolverhampton Cares website.

Here, you can read more about the city's commitment to our vital care sector and family carers. Find out about working in care or becoming a foster carer or an adopter.

The City of Wolverhampton Council, The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust and the Black Country and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group have joined forces to provide additional help and support to care providers – and we are hoping that more organisations will join us in the weeks and months ahead.

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Wolverhampton Cares Awards

The Wolverhampton Cares Awards are a one-off ceremony, sponsored by the City of Wolverhampton Council and its Wolverhampton Cares campaign, to recognise the amazing work that was carried out during the last two years of the pandemic by the Adult Social Care workforce within the city.

The event has been organised and will be hosted by West Midlands Care Association. There are four awards categories, and each shortlisted finalist will receive a cash prize. Winners will receive £1,000 each, second place will receive £500 each and third place £250. Voting is open from Monday 4 July to Friday 30 September. The venue is the Grand Station, Sun Street, Wolverhampton, WV10 0BF.

Categories
  • Wolverhampton Cares Award - Carer: This award recognises the skills and empathy required to deliver true person centered care.
  • Wolverhampton Cares Award - Registered Manager: This award will be presented to a Registered Manager who has demonstrated high levels of expertise and exception skills in managing complex businesses and teams.
  • Wolverhampton Cares Award - Deputy Manager/Senior/Team Leader: This award to recognise the importance have having good deputies to support the Registered Manager.
  • Wolverhampton Cares Award - Other Support Staff (Cooks, Garden Staff, Administrators, Activity Coordinators etc): To recognise the contribution that non-front-line staff make to the care business and the quality of service users care.

You can find our further information and how to nominate someone on the West Midlands Care Association’s website or you can go straight to the nomination form.

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Statements
Councillor Ian Brookfield Leader of the City of Wolverhampton Council.
Tim Johnson Chief Executive, City of Wolverhampton Council
Councillor Linda Leach City of Wolverhampton Council's Cabinet Member for Adult Services
David Loughton Chief Executive, The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
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Partners
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Useful Websites
Adoption@Heart

Adoption@Heart, the Regional Adoption Agency for the Black Country, wants to recruit adopters to offer children time, understanding and on-going support, irrespective of gender, sexual orientation, disability, race or faith.

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Fostering for Wolverhampton

Fostering for Wolverhampton need foster carers who can provide a nurturing and caring environment for children who have come into care, to help give them the best opportunities for a happy and successful life.

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Wolverhampton Information Network

Wolverhampton Information Network is an online localised search directory containing details about support services, helpful information and activities that take place in the city.

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