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Good and outstanding care guide
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Skills for Care helps create a better-led, more skilled and valued adult social care workforce. 

We provide practical tools and support to help adult social care organisations and individual employers in England recruit, develop and lead their workforce. Our experts are available now to provide bespoke support to your organisation.


The Care Certificate

Download our free resources on the Care Certificate, the standards that should be covered as part of induction.

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Search for learning providers that we have endorsed as the best.

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We have practical tools to help you develop an apprenticeship programme for your organisation.

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Individual employer hub

Our hub brings together useful information and resources for individual employers and personal assistants.

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Latest news

Skills for Care launch 'Good and outstanding care guide'

Skills for Care has launched a 'Good and outstanding care guide' to help employers thinking about what they can do to secure a good or outstanding rating when they are inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

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'Are you shocked by your own data?'

Our CEO Sharon Allen reflects on how our National Minimum Data Set for Social Care can help tackle big issues in our sector.

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