About care makers

Care makers are caring passionate people who act as ambassadors for the 6Cs and champion the principles of the framework for all nursing, midwifery and care staff; Leading Change, Adding Value. Take a look at a short video about Leading Change, Adding Value:

They care about working in an improved NHS and are passionate about the people they care for and the environment they work in. Care makers are dedicated to making a positive difference in any way that they can, however big or small.

What do Care Makers do?

  • They inspire people – students, health care assistants, qualified staff, managers and allied health professionals of all levels and disciplines.
  • They practice excellent person centred care.
  • They encourage others to emulate their best practice by embodying the essence of the 6Cs in everyday life at work.
  • They play a crucial role in identifying and reducing unwarranted variation in practice.
  • They have a part to play in helping transform the NHS and its culture.
  • They are creative – they use different channels including social media to spread the word about Leading Change, Adding Value and the principles of the 6Cs.
  • They volunteer at events – visit universities, trusts, hospitals and others venues spreading the word about the care maker programme, Leading Change, Adding Value and the 6Cs.
  • They are diverse – ensuring there are no boundaries to care in ethnicity, background, range of experiences and opinions.

Take a look at our care makers in action page for real life perspectives from care makers.