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17
Dec 20
Article

Investigating the issues facing the BAME workforce and the impact of COVID-19

Investigating the issues facing the BAME workforce and the impact of COVID-19
Thursday 17 December 2020

Skills for Care recently undertook some research to find out more about the issues facing the BAME workforce across social care and the impact of COVID-19.

14
Dec 20
Article

Supporting learning and development during the pandemic

Supporting learning and development during the pandemic
Monday 14 December 2020

During the challenging times of the COVID-19 pandemic, learning and development continues to be integral in ensuring the workforce has the skills and knowledge needed to deliver high quality care. This article provides a reminder of some of the tools and resources we have to help.

09
Dec 20
Blog

Same storm; different boats

Same storm; different boats
Wednesday 9 December 2020

Diane Buddery, our Programme Head for Sector Digital, reflects on leadership and digital working in the care sector.

08
Dec 20
Blog

The importance of having a support network and connecting with other managers

The importance of having a support network and connecting with other managers
Tuesday 8 December 2020

Mark Topps is a registered manager at Eastern County Care Ltd. Here he talks about how being a member of the Skills for Care Facebook group has allowed him to connect with other managers to share ideas and resources and help reduce the pressures and loneliness of being a care manager.

08
Dec 20
Article

Celebrating and supporting registered managers

Celebrating and supporting registered managers
Tuesday 8 December 2020

This year has presented the adult care social sector with many challenges, and the impact on registered managers has been huge. Despite this, managers have continued to put others first.

07
Dec 20
Blog

Thank you for everything you have done

Thank you for everything you have done
Monday 7 December 2020

Our CEO Oonagh Smyth reflects on a challenging year and expresses thanks to everyone working in adult social care.

02
Dec 20
Blog

Take a chance and give me a platform to speak for myself

Take a chance and give me a platform to speak for myself
Wednesday 2 December 2020

An anonymous blog from a Chief Executive of a UK social care provider. It was originally intended to be a letter to a major publisher compiling a book based on experiences in the charity sector.

30
Nov 20
Blog

Quality data helps quality employers

Quality data helps quality employers
Monday 30 November 2020

Nadra Ahmed OBE has been Chairman of the National Care Association (NCA) since 2001 representing small and medium sized employers. In this blog she looks at the importance of having quality data for her members.

25
Nov 20
Blog

Black Lives Matter in Care too

Black Lives Matter in Care too
Wednesday 25 November 2020

Dudley Sawyerr, London Care and Support Forum Chair and Care Vision Head of Operations, talks about some of the many challenges facing the BAME community working in adult social care.

18
Nov 20
Blog

Supporting the non-white workforce in social care

Supporting the non-white workforce in social care
Wednesday 18 November 2020

In this blog Sophie Chester-Glyn, Managing Director of the Manor Community Care Home talks about how organisations can change and support the non-white workforce across the sector.

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