10 care workers from Czajka Care Group have raised £600 by taking part in a fund-raising sponsored walk to climb Pen-y-ghent, which is one of the highest fells in the Yorkshire Dales with a summit that is 694 metres above sea level.
The staff from Czajka Care Group’s Beanlands Nursing Home, which is located in Cross Hills, and Currergate Nursing Home in Steeton, walked the seven miles to raise money for the Sue Ryder Manorlands Hospice in Oxenhope which it has supported for several years.
Konrad Czajka, Managing Director of Czajka Care Group, says: “We were keen to raise more money the Hospice as it plays such a valuable role providing palliative care and complementary therapy services to support people with life-limiting conditions. These can involve complex physical or psychological problems.
“In total we have raised almost £1,800 for the Hospice over the two years and will continue to support it in the future with even more fund raising events.”
Half of the money raised will also be donated to Czajka Care Group’s Resident’s Fund – a fund for residents that has previously been used to buy everything from karaoke machines to Nintendo Wii’s.
Konrad adds: “Our staff are really dedicated to our residents providing first-rate care and support to them every day, so to volunteer in their own time to raise money for the Resident’s Fund and the Hospice is very heart warming.”
Czajka Care Group operates five nursing and care homes as well as offering a range of purpose built retirement houses and apartments in West Yorkshire.