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William encourages more men to sign up to become carers

William Betters from our Flintshire office says he wants to break the stereotype that a position in care is more suited to women and is encouraging more men to become carers. The 49-year-old has worked as a care worker for five years. He looks after the elderly and vulnerable in the area. He said: “It’s […]

Jamie urges men to sign up to become carers

JAMIE Hargraves from Aberdare is encouraging other men to sign up to become carers and break the stereotype that a position in care is more suited to women (October, 2017). Nineteen-year-old Jamie currently works as a Care Support Worker at Abacare, which has offices in Rhondda Cynon Taf, and is a favourite among service users. […]

Wayne urges men to sign up to become carers

WAYNE Humphreys from Caernarfon is encouraging other men to sign up to become carers and break the stereotype that a position in care is more suited to women (July, 2017). Twenty-eight-year-old Wayne has worked as a Care Worker for the award-winning provider Abacare since March, 2016. He said: “Many people believe that care work is […]

The importance of male carers in the industry

According to Government statistics, just 16% of carers across the sector are male and with an ageing population and the numbers of people receiving care into their old age, this needs to change. Many of the people receiving care into their old age are men and when it comes to personal care in particular, many […]