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Nov 19

New tool launched to help employers measure their 'digital readiness'

The Care Provider Alliance's Digital Social Care programme commissioned Skills for Care to develop an online self-assessment tool, so adult social care employers can see how ready their organisation is to work digitally.

Date: Thursday 7 November 2019
Oct 19

New framework launched to support occupational therapists working in social care

A new practical resource, the Learning and Development framework supporting occupational therapists new or returning to work in adult social care, has been launched for use across the UK.

Date: Wednesday 30 October 2019
Oct 19

Update on the Leader in Adult Care apprenticeship

The eagerly awaited Leader in Adult Care apprenticeship is now close to being available for employers to use in the workplace, subject to the Minister signing off the agreed funding band of £7,000 in early November.

Date: Friday 18 October 2019
Oct 19

New CPD programmes launched for managers and future leaders in social care

Skills for Care has launched three continuing professional development (CPD) modules to develop the skills and knowledge of managers and future leaders in care services.

Date: Wednesday 16 October 2019
Oct 19

Skills for Care responds to CQC's 'State of Care' report

Skills for Care Interim CEO Andy Tilden responds to the new CQC report.

Date: Tuesday 15 October 2019
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