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A positive and proactive workforce

A new guide for commissioners and employers seeking to minimise the use of restrictive practices in health and social care.

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New Common core principles to support good mental health and wellbeing 

New principles and worker's implementation guide now available
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Bringing care home

A set of three films that look at how adult care and housing services can integrate their work to improve the quality of life for those with care and support needs. 

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NMDS-SC Look again campaign

See our new videos and animations explaining all the reasons and benefits of being registered on the NMDS-SC and find out more about the support service and dashboards.


Care Bill

Skills for Care is working to identify and plan for the learning and development needs of the social care workforce in advance of the Care Bill in 2015. 

Culture for care

We have produced a toolkit to encourage and support providers to develop and maintain positive workplace cultures. 


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Contact your local Skills for Care area team

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Induction Standards

For workers new to social care and those changing roles or employers

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