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Children raising their hand during a Red Cross lesson

Key dates to help you plan your lessons

We've prepared a handy list of awareness days and events taking place during the term/s ahead, plus accompanying teaching resource ideas from the British Red Cross, to help you plan your lessons.

Woman at desk

Ending destitution

We are calling for changes to the asylum system to prevent people being left in desperate conditions without homes or jobs.

Emergency response volunteers unloading equipment from vehicle

Ambulance support

Find out more about how we offer regular support to ambulance services throughout the UK.

A group of female students

Free education workshops for young people

We offer education to help young people understand, cope with and take action in a crisis.

Volunteer with a client from the Homecare Carers Respite Service

Dangerous cuts are putting vulnerable people at risk

11 Jun 2012

A new British Red Cross study shows that elderly and vulnerable people are being put at risk by swingeing cuts to home-based care.

An Alzheimers patient and her carer

Volunteers on hand to help dementia patients

19 Mar 2012

The British Red Cross has launched a new service offering support both to people living with dementia and their carers.

A man sits in a chair in his home resting

Vulnerable older residents get ‘hug in a box’

31 Jan 2012

No matter how freezing it gets this week, older residents in Bolton will still be snug after our volunteers deliver winter packs to their homes.

Volunteer Ed Owen and beneficiary Mervyn Gagg

Health and social care contact details

These are the areas throughout the UK where we offer a range of services to support health and local authority commissioners. Just contact our operations directors to find out more about how we can help you.

Maureen Gallagher stands outside with a Red Cross volunteer

Maureen's story: 'Volunteer made world of difference'

When disabled pensioner Maureen Gallagher needed extra support at home following a hospital stay, the Red Cross stepped in to help.

Hands holding

Red Cross calls for release of care funding

13 Oct 2016

The British Red Cross has reiterated its call for the release of health and social care funds being held by the UK government, following a review from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) released today.

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