06 July 2020

My Working Week by Debbie

Debbie from our Oldham team tells The Guardian about a typical working week.


I am a community support worker for people with mental health issues, a learning disability or both. I focus on helping people to become more independent of social care services.

I took the weekend off but life for the people I support continues, and much of Monday is spent catching up and seeing how the people I support have got on. Some of them have been using our weekend support line so I follow up on those. Many people live on their own and are feeling really isolated.

Read more on The Guardian's page