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Oct 20

Learning from events – new online learning module to support your response to COVID-19

Skills for Care has launched a digital learning module to support adult social care managers in carrying out holistic learning reviews following any incidents or near misses within the care setting, such as a COVID-19 outbreak.

Date: Monday 26 October 2020
Oct 20

Skills for Care response to Health and Social Care Select Committee report on social care and workforc

Skills for Care is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the National Minimum Data Set for Social Care (NMDS-SC) going online that now provides gold standard intelligence for the growing adult social care workforce.

Date: Thursday 22 October 2020
Oct 20

Social care needs to fill more than 100,000 vacancies

The latest state of the adult social care sector and workforce in England report, 2020 has just been released. It shows that although there has been a slight reduction in job vacancies, the adult social care sector in England still needs to fill around 112,000 job vacancies at any given time.

Date: Wednesday 21 October 2020
Oct 20

Skills for Care response to CQC's State of Care

Hear what Skills for Care CEO Oonagh Smyth has to say about the CQC's State of Care.

Date: Friday 16 October 2020
Oct 20

Graduate Management learners putting learning into practice during the pandemic

Hear how the ninth cohort of health and social care Graduate Management learners have now completed their demanding one-year programme and have been putting their learning into practice during the pandemic.

Date: Friday 2 October 2020
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