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May 21
Blog

How registered managers can support and encourage learning at work

How registered managers can support and encourage learning at work
Thursday 20 May 2021

This week is Learning at Work Week, a time for celebrating lifelong learning and encouraging a culture of learning in all workplaces.

13
May 21
Blog

Learning resources to support social care workers with end of life care

Learning resources to support social care workers with end of life care
Thursday 13 May 2021

As Dying Matters Awareness Week prompts discussion around the importance of planning for death, we've put together a round-up of some of our key learning resources to help social care staff and employers develop their knowledge and skills in providing end of life care.

12
May 21
Blog

Advice and resources for supporting mental wellbeing among the social care workforce

Advice and resources for supporting mental wellbeing among the social care workforce
Wednesday 12 May 2021

Mental Health Awareness Week is a key time for reflecting on the importance of mental wellbeing and encouraging conversations about mental health. At Skills for Care supporting the mental wellbeing of the adult social care workforce is a key part of what we do.

10
May 21
Blog

Dying Matters: end of life care and education during lockdown

Monday 10 May 2021

Springhill Hospice on supporting and educating the adult social care force and why dying matters.

20
Apr 21
Blog

Lisa Cowley, CEO of Beacon Vision discusses the organisations approach to compassionate and human leadership

Lisa Cowley, CEO of Beacon Vision discusses the organisations approach to compassionate and human leadership
Tuesday 20 April 2021

Lisa Cowley, CEO of Beacon Vision discusses the organisations approach to compassionate and human leadership. Beacon Vision is a leading regional charity, supporting people across the Black Country and Staffordshire impacted by or at high risk of sight loss

20
Apr 21
Blog

Question time with Anushka Karmali

Question time with Anushka Karmali
Tuesday 20 April 2021

Anushka Karmali, Development Officer from 360 Degrees Healthcare shares how they've created 'staff bubbles' to provide peer-to-peer support across their domiciliary service.

29
Mar 21
Blog

Embracing apprenticeships

Embracing apprenticeships
Monday 29 March 2021

With life set to return to some level of normality over the coming months, we believe that now is the right time to consider using apprenticeships to boost the skills of your workforce.

03
Mar 21
Blog

And it's goodbye from him and hello to her

And it's goodbye from him and hello to her
Wednesday 3 March 2021

Andy Tilden reflects on his time over the past 20 years at Skills for Care in his final blog, as he prepares to hand over the role of operations director to Tricia Pereira.

22
Feb 21
Blog

Our pledge supporting full and equal contribution at events from people who draw on social care.

Our pledge supporting full and equal contribution at events from people who draw on social care.
Monday 22 February 2021

Our CEO Oonagh Smyth pledges that when speaking at a public event she will ask organisers to ensure full and equal contribution from people who draw on social care.

05
Feb 21
Blog

Putting Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at the centre of our work

Putting Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at the centre of our work
Friday 5 February 2021

As Race Equality Week draws to a close our Directors of Strategy, Impact & Policy Jenny Paton and Sarah Gilbert consider what Skills for Care can do internally and externally to help create a more equal adult social care sector in England.

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