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How can the 'Guide to developing your staff' help your service?

Article posted on Monday 12 August 2019

If you're new to planning learning and development or looking for ideas in how to improve the efficiency of your training budget, our new 'Guide to developing staff' can help.

Keeping the 'Developing managers' conversation going

Keeping the 'Developing managers' conversation going
Article posted on Wednesday 31 July 2019

As our campaign around 'Developing managers' draws to a close today, we want to reflect on our two-month campaign and remind you of all the great information, articles and blogs that we shared from around the sector.

Registered managers need more recognition and support

Registered managers need more recognition and support
Blog posted on Monday 29 July 2019

As we bring our June/July campaign around 'Developing managers' to a close this week, we catch up with Sue Ann Balcombe, Registered Manager at the Priscilla Wakefield House Care Home, who firmly believes that recognition for registered managers in our sector is long overdue.

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Leader in Adult Care (level 5) apprenticeship assessment plan is now published

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The Leader in Adult Care (level 5) apprenticeship assessment plan has been published today (16 August 2019) by the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfATE).
Date:
Friday 16 August 2019

Skills for Care welcomes Health for Care's call for a sustainable, long-term settlement for social care.

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We welcome this timely intervention from NHS colleagues in Health for Care, backed by more than 150,000 members of the public, calling for a sustainable, long-term settlement for social care.
Date:
Thursday 15 August 2019

Skills for Care signs commitment to improving mental health through prevention-focused approaches

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Skills for Care is pleased to announce that we've signed up to the Prevention Concordat for Better Mental Health, that brings organisations together to tackle poor mental health.
Date:
Monday 12 August 2019
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