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The latest blog posts and articles from Skills for Care.
Joanne McDonagh, Business Development Team Leader at the Growth Company, tells us about the work they're doing to help people with a genuine passion for care to find work, regardless of their past or background.
We know most people are very pleased that the current 10 year old system is being updated. Many of you have been asking about progress and how it all works so here's a brief update.
Our CEO Sharon Allen responds to a blog by Skills for Care's Vice Chair, Neil Taylor, who asked if leaders can 'fess up' to their vulnerabilities.
During #embracediversity month we're celebrating difference and this week focusing on recruitment. Hear how others have recruited for potential and embraced a diverse workforce.
Neil Taylor, Vice Chair of Skills for Care and interim CEO of Langdon disability charity, considers whether leaders should admit they might feel vulnerable at times.
Our CEO Sharon Allen reflects on the new Channel 4 series 'Old People's Home for 4 year olds' that matches up older people with a bunch of ten lively children.
Alice Wallace, Director of Opening Doors London, tells us about the work they do providing services and support for the older LGBT community.
Workers need to be sensitive to people's needs and have the confidence to discuss individuals' differences to find out how they can best offer care and support. Hear about how we've started the conversation on becoming more confident with difference at our first 'Confident with difference' event in Bradford.
In 2017-18 the Workforce Development Fund supported over 20,000 learners. It's available for adult social care employers in England to claim money towards the cost of employees completing adult social care qualifications.
The changing landscape of apprenticeships has left employers facing some big challenges, however they still provide a valuable role in the development of your workforce.
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