Workforce Planning in Care

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Our focus this February and March is on workforce planning. We want to talk about what workforce planning actually is, why it is so important to do and give you lots of ideas and practical resources to help you undertake the process effectively in your organisation. 

Stay up-to-date with the campaign

Keep an eye on this page, as we’ll be adding more information and links to useful resources, articles and blogs over the coming weeks.

 You can:

  • follow the campaign on social media #CareWorkforcePlanning
  • sign up to our popular fortnightly enews here. That way you can keep up-to-date with the latest developments, resources and information for your role and your service.

ARTICLEWhat is workforce planning and why is it important?

Workforce planning helps you find and keep enough staff who have the right values, skills and experience to provide high-quality, person-centred care now, and in the future. This article gives employers some ideas as to how to start the workforce planning process and some tools that can help.

Read the article here


VIDEO: Manor Community care home

Take a look at this short video from Manor Community care home, an Accolades 2019 and 2020 winner, who are talking about how they use ASC-WDS to help with their workforce planning.

View the video here

BLOG: How does the Adult Social Care Workforce Data Set (ASC-WDS) help with workforce planning?

In this blog, Dave Griffiths, Skills for Care Programme Head talks about the ASC-WDS service and how it helps our sector with workforce planning.

Read the blog here


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