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Jun 18
Article

Why trustees matter

Why trustees matter
Tuesday 26 June 2018

At the Skills for Care all staff meeting our Vice Chair Neil Taylor spoke about his role as one of our trustees so we asked him to write a blog based on his speech.

20
Jun 18
Article

Succession planning for your next registered manager is crucial

Succession planning for your next registered manager is crucial
Wednesday 20 June 2018

In the second of a two-part blog during our #excellenceincare month, Dave Large, Chief Executive at Wirral Independent Living and Learning (WILL), talks about the importance of succession planning and supporting aspiring registered manager, Lucy Doughty.

04
Jun 18
Article

Celebrating excellence in care

Celebrating excellence in care
Monday 4 June 2018

Our CEO, Sharon Allen, reflects on what excellence in care means to her and how we can support you to strive for excellence in your everyday practice.

31
May 18
Article

Reflecting on our #lovetolearn month

Thursday 31 May 2018

Rob Newby, Programme Head for Standards, Learning, Qualifications and Apprenticeships team, rounds up our #lovetolearn month.

21
May 18
Article

Aspiring to the next level

Monday 21 May 2018

Continuing on the theme of our #lovetolearn month and in the first of a two-part blog with her manager, we catch up with Lucy Doughty, company manager at Wirral Independent Living and Learning (WILL). She reflects on her involvement in Skills for Care's innovative pilot that supports aspiring registered managers.

03
May 18
Article

The benefits of being an endorsed provider

Thursday 3 May 2018

My Learning Cloud's Chief Cloud, Steve Embleton, talks about the benefits of being a Skills for Care endorsed provider.

16
Apr 18
Article

The wellbeing of your staff is linked to the quality of your service

Monday 16 April 2018

During this 'Stress Awareness month', Sue Caslake, Workforce Development Lead at Independent Lives discusses the direct link between supporting the wellbeing and resilience of their staff and delivering a high quality service.

09
Apr 18
Article

"Bye then…thanks, take care"

Monday 9 April 2018

According to MIND, 16 million people will experience mental ill-health this year, citing stress as a major factor. Karen Morse, National Mental Health Lead at Skills for Care talks about stress awareness month and the things we can do to help ourselves and others.

26
Mar 18
Article

Your wellbeing really does matter

Monday 26 March 2018

Bill Mumford is a Skills for Care Fellow and a freelance specialising in leadership development, mentoring and facilitation. He talks about the importance of registered managers and care workers putting wellbeing at the heart of their daily lives. The new wellbeing guide that he has co-authored with Skills for Care, will support registered managers to do just that.

21
Mar 18
Article

Making a difference on World Social Work Day

Wednesday 21 March 2018

Our CEO Sharon Allen talks about her pride in being a social worker at a World Social Work Day event in Hertfordshire.

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