CARE SUPPORT WORKERS, VOLUNTEERS AND PROJECT WORKERS

Care Support Workers

Our team of dedicated Care Support Workers constantly seek to deliver high standards of care and support to those in need. They always go the extra mile.

Danielle Way
Saturday Club Lead and Senior Care Support Worker

Nyah Andrews
Care Support Worker

Christine Gordon (MBE)
Saturday Club Deputy Lead and Care Support Worker  

Karen Forbes
Care Support Worker

Olivia Keadell
Care Support Worker

More of our care support workers

Christine Gordon
Dawn Ravenhill
Diana Lopez
Emilie Mbala
Francis Ring-Davies
Ginny Mishra
Jenny Day
Karen Forbes, also Caring Café Support Worker
Kerry Way
Larissa Jones
Maria McVey
Michelle Chisholm
Nyah Andrews
Olivia Keadell
Pennie Reynolds
Samantha Wiginton
Tyler Freddino
Tandiwe Sithole
Veronica Bridger, also Caring Cafe Support Worker

 

Our project workers

Our Project Workers bring a wide range of experience, skills and knowledge to the team and to specific projects.

Saturday Club
Danielle Way, Saturday Club Lead
Christine Gordon, Deputy Saturday Club Lead
Olivia Keadell, Care Support Worker
Dawn Ravenhill, Care Support Worker
Antonia Da Costa, Healthy Eating Worker
Antonio Sakim, Sensei, Karate
Larissa Jones, Saturday Club Worker

Caring Café
Sue Ireland, Adult and Café Lead
Kay Howden, Café Support Worker

 

Men Who Care
Nicola Wilson, Men Who Care Lead

Dads Who Care
Nicola Wilson, Men Who Care Lead

Carers Café
Sue Ireland, Adult and Café Lead

 

Our volunteers

Our volunteers bring a wide range of experience, skills and knowledge to the team and to specific projects.

Saturday Club
Sophie, Young Ambassador
Zion, Young Ambassador
Mark, Volunteer
Claudia, Volunteer
Niamh Ravenhill, Volunteer

Men Who Care
Remo Grasso
Geoff Lane, Trustee Volunteer

Caring Café
Anna Reed
Carole Coyle
Chris Raymond
Heather Mathew
Margaret Compton
Petra Sarkany

Carers Café
Victoria West

 

More of our volunteers

Our volunteers bring a wide range of experience and knowledge to the team and specific projects. They support our organisation through our outreach community-based projects, office administration and bespoke work.

Sarah-Jane Cohen
Suzanne Anyia

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The Power of Books for Children with Autism

Today on International Read to Me Day, and during Neurodiversity Celebration Week, one of the parent carers that we support is shining a light on the power of books for children with autism. Crossroads Care supports Jane and her daughter Annabel, 13, who has autism,...

Keep Dancing! How Dancing Can Help Children with Autism

During World Autism Month, Fiona Mitchell explores how street dance classes can enhance the lives of children with special educational needs and disability (SEND). Eighteen months ago, Hebe, 15, who has autism and dyspraxia, began attending the Crossroads Care...

Supporting the Well-Being of Dads with Disabled Children

Our Dads Who Care group has become a lifeline to fathers of profoundly disabled children. Here, James, who spoke at our recent AGM, shares how being a member of the group helps to reduce loneliness and feelings of loss. It’s difficult to put into words just how huge...

Getting Carers Talking

With Time to Talk Day taking place in February, Crossroads Care Peer Support Worker Michaella Ramini speaks to us about a new initiative to support people looking after loved-ones experiencing severe mental health issues What is this new mental health initiative? I...

Managing Mental Health when Caring for a Disabled Child

To coincide with Parent Mental Health Day this month, Fiona Mitchell explores how Crossroads Care supports the well-being of local parent carers looking after children with complex needs All parents experience some form of stress at different points in their lives,...

Come and Volunteer with us at Crossroads Care!

Crossroads Care, the charity that supports carers and the people they care for, of all ages and disability, has 24 regular volunteers who bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to our team. While all our care support workers are paid, highly trained members of...

Our Annual General Meeting 2023!

Enormous thanks to everyone who attended our Annual General Meeting yesterday held in the beautiful salon room at York House, Twickenham. We were delighted to welcome many of the carers that we support, along with our Patron Sir Vince Cable, the Mayor of Richmond Cllr...

A PAID CARER’S VOICE: The Hidden Value of Care

When Saturday Club Lead Danielle Way joined Crossroads Care as a care support worker five years ago, she wanted to make a difference, but never for a moment did she imagine just how working for the charity would enhance her life too ‘For as long as I can remember,...

The Caring Cafe: A Welcoming Place of Respite

During World Alzheimer’s Month, Fiona Mitchell explores how the Caring Café, run by Crossroads Care, has become a lifeline for people living with dementia and their carers It was more than 20 years ago that visitors attended the launch of London’s very first ‘dementia...

World Alzheimer’s Month: A Volunteer’s Story

During World Alzheimer's Month, we are saying a big thank you to former carer, service user and Crossroads volunteer Remo Grasso (pictured front, left) who has most generously supported a number of our community projects, including volunteering at our weekly Carers...