The excitement of the Great British Bake Off is coming to care services across the UK this week, as Bake-Off legend Jane Beedle hosts a live cake-making experience for the social care sector. Teaming up with one of Britain’s biggest charities, Community Integrated Care, Jane is marking National Baking Week in style, teaching people who have learning disabilities and autism how to make rocky road tiffin worthy of a Hollywood handshake.
As excitement for the return of Britain’s most loved bakery shows spreads, this session on the charity’s award winning www.What-To-Do.co.uk platform will develop important life skills and show that everyone can be a star baker.
National Baking Week is all about encouraging people to bake at home. This aligns with Community Integrated Care’s mission through What To Do to help people realise their passions and dreams.
Community Integrated Care’s Digital Inclusion Manager, Sam Turner said: “Baking is a fantastic hobby which can be truly accessible. We hope to be joined by people who are already keen bakers as well as people who are giving it a go for the first time.”
“The fact that the session is with a finalist of the most famous baking show ever is a brilliant bonus for people we support. I’m looking forward to seeing how proud people will be when they’ve produced some delicious treats!”
Jane Beedle said: “I’m really looking forward to this special session in National Baking Week. Baking has provided me with so much joy I’m looking forward to sharing this with participants on the 18th October.”
What To Do hosts a special experience every week featuring a wide range of guests and subject matters. The platform received the prestigious ‘Best Initiative’ award at the 2022 National Care Awards for its impact and innovation, having delivered over 30,000 hours of life-enhancing and free experiences with the support of major names and world-class partners.
October also sees What To Do mark Black History Month with a covers concert by singer LOUQ and a Halloween disco led by a person supported by the charity. The Great Community Bake Off is in partnership with Bake With A Legend. A company that provides online baking experiences with Bake Off stars.