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And it's goodbye from him and hello to her

And it's goodbye from him and hello to her
Blog posted on Wednesday 3 March 2021

Andy Tilden reflects on his time over the past 20 years at Skills for Care in his final blog, as he prepares to hand over the role of operations director to Tricia Pereira.

Our pledge supporting full and equal contribution at events from people who draw on social care.

Our pledge supporting full and equal contribution at events from people who draw on social care.
Blog posted on Monday 22 February 2021

Our CEO Oonagh Smyth pledges that when speaking at a public event she will ask organisers to ensure full and equal contribution from people who draw on social care.

Putting Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at the centre of our work

Putting Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at the centre of our work
Blog posted on Friday 5 February 2021

As Race Equality Week draws to a close our Directors of Strategy, Impact & Policy Jenny Paton and Sarah Gilbert consider what Skills for Care can do internally and externally to help create a more equal adult social care sector in England.

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Workforce Development Fund 2021-22 now open for grant applications

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Large national organisations and lead organisations of employer-led partnerships can now apply for a grant from the 2021-22 Workforce Development Fund. The fund supports the continuing professional development (CPD) of staff across the adult social care sector by providing a contribution towards the costs of vocational learning.
Date:
Friday 26 February 2021

Skills for Care response to 'Working together to improve health and social care for all' White Paper

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Skills for Care CEO Oonagh Smyth responds to the 'Working together to improve health and social care for all' White Paper
Date:
Thursday 11 February 2021

Letter to the adult social care workforce from the Chief Nurse for Adult Social Care

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Prof Deborah Sturdy OBE, Chief Nurse for Adult Social Care, has written to the adult social care workforce thanking them for their hard work and dedication to the people they care for throughout this pandemic. She also shares key information and news about the government's response to the pandemic, focusing on the need for continued vigilance on infection protection measures.
Date:
Tuesday 19 January 2021
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