The finalists have been announced for Championing Social Care initiative, Care Sector’s Got Talent!
Eight gifted care workers and residents from care homes across the country have been selected to perform at the grand final on Tuesday 4th October at The Blue Orange Theatre in Birmingham.
Ashik Suleiman, Aiysha Rastall, Hannah Chambers, Carol Paulsen Yull, Jean Higgins and Boguslaw (Bob) Wyderka, Rakesh Bhaskaran, and Robert Speker, have been recognised for their singing abilities whilst Sarabdeep Singh has been shortlisted for his dancing skills.
Care Sector’s Got Talent, first established last year seeks to showcase the amazing hidden talents of the social care sector. Whether it is singing, comedy, dancing, or magic Care Sector’s Got Talent looks to celebrate all in their national talent extravaganza.
The special event sponsored by Tower Fire Group and Florence will also be live streamed and hosted by Majesticare, COO Angela Boxhall and backstage the care sector’s very own ‘Ant and Dec’ – Mark Topps and Adam Purnell from The Caring View.
Judges to this year’s competition include; Steph Thompson from My Home Life England, Sanjay Dhrona from the Close Care Home, Sarah Hyman from Caring Times and Rob Martin from Anchor.
The winner will be awarded £500 in Love2Shop Vouchers and be invited to perform at the Care Show on 12th October.
Rebecca Woolley of Championing Social Care said: “We know that care workers are incredibly talented at providing exceptional care but it is outstanding to see what incredible performers and entertainers we have across the sector too. We are so excited to see them perform at the final and wish all the contestants the best of luck!”
Care Sector’s Got Talent Host and Majesticare COO said: “It is such an honour to celebrate the amazing talents within the care sector and even more so at our very first live final! We are on a fabulous journey and I cannot wait to share the day with everyone!”
Finalist Jean Higgins said: “I feel priviledged to have been chosen to take part as a finalist – which by I’ll do my best to make it memorable for the event.”
Finalist Ashik Suleiman said: “I feel grateful to be a part of such a big event. Being a finalist in such a prestigious event has given me more confidence in myself and I believe this confidence and the enormous support from Shire Hall is motivating me to perform my best for the finals.”
Watch the video to see all the finalists here !
To register for free virtual or in person tickets to the grand final on Tuesday 4th October, click here.