Standard Name: Ranyard, Ellen
Ellen Ranyard 's employment of Bible-Women in charitable work was the first instance of paid social work.
The innovative Female Mission to the Fallen was organized and funded by the Reformatory and Refuge Union .
By this date, variations on Ellen Ranyard 's Bible-women were to be found in most parts of England.
Ellen Ranyard 's Bible and Domestic Female Mission provided employment for 234 poor women in London.
Using a donated building, Ellen Ranyard began training poor women to become home care nurses; in the programme's inaugural year, 5,000 visits were made to 99 patients.
Nurses trained under Ellen Ranyard 's home care programme made 111,601 visits to 4,394 poor patients.