Welcome to Taking Charge

Taking Charge is a special campaign to help people who work in social care, and the people they support, find ways to reduce their energy bills.

Community Integrated Care, one of Britain’s biggest social care charities, has developed this free toolkit of tips and hacks to help the care sector through the energy crisis.

Below, you’ll find an interactive workshop and fun videos that will be accessible to many of the people you support, plus an easy-read guide and printable activities to help you share your learning.

With hundreds of pounds to be saved on average, we can help you beat the bills!

Book a place on our fun & interactive workshops

Workshops will take place live via Zoom.
Duration of these events is approximately 40 minutes.
Select your preferred session by clicking the listing below.

Download learning resources

A range of tools and fun activities to help social care workers engage the people you support to understand the cost of energy and how to reduce energy usage.

Win! £250 Currys Voucher for your service!

We want to hear from the social care workers who are helping the people they support take charge of their energy bills!

To enter, fill in our the simple form and you could win a £250 Currys voucher, or a range of fantastic runners-up prizes for your service.

Winners will be selected by prize draw. Deadline to enter the prize draw is 24 July 2022. Terms & conditions apply.

Spread the word!

Our goal is to help thousands of people in the care sector navigate the cost of living crisis and save hundreds of pounds on average this year.

Share this campaign and our free toolkit of resources to help reduce the impact of rising energy costs in care.

Watch Oliver’s Energy-Saving Tips!

Meet Oliver who works at Community Integrated Care who will show you how to reduce energy usage at home and in your service.

About Community Integrated Care

Community Integrated Care is one of the UK’s largest and most successful social care charities.

We’re a charity that believes people should live as independently as possible, and by taking time to help them explore new ideas and habits around using energy, you are also helping them save money to buy things that matter the most to them.

We support more than 3000 people across England and Scotland who have learning disabilities, autism, mental health concerns and dementia, reaching thousands more in our pioneer community programmes.

We’re proud to be recognised for our impact and innovation, including being named as the Charity Times ‘Charity Of The Year’.

Find out more about the services that we provide on our website.

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This resource has been created thanks to fundraising for Community Integrated Care. To make a donation to the charity, click here.