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Sep 21

2021-22 Workforce Development Fund has now launched

The Workforce Development Fund (WDF) 2021-22 is now open to adult social care employers in England to support the development of their staff at all levels, offering funding for a wide range of qualifications, learning programmes and digital learning modules.

Date: Tuesday 14 September 2021
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Sep 21

The launch of Social Care Day of Remembrance and Reflection

Skills for Care is delighted to join with 20 other social care bodies across England to launch Social Care Day of Remembrance and Reflection, to honour the work of the adult social care workforce during the pandemic, and those we sadly lost.

Date: Tuesday 7 September 2021
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Sep 21

Response to the Government's announcement on adult social care reform plans and funding

Hear what our CEO Oonagh Smyth had to say about the Government's announcement on adult social care reform plans and funding.

Date: Tuesday 7 September 2021
04
Aug 21

Skills for Care launch our new three year strategy supporting the creation of a fair and just society

Today marks a significant milestone for Skills for Care as we launch our new three year strategy. Setting out the direction we'll take as we work towards our vision of supporting everyone who works across social care to create a fair and just society where people can access the advice, care, and support they need to live lives they want.

Date: Wednesday 4 August 2021
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Jul 21

Adult Social Care Leaders come together with a vision for a future workforce strategy

Adult social care leaders have come together for the first time to offer a collective vision of what should be in a workforce strategy for the growing sector.

Date: Tuesday 20 July 2021
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