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What is meaningful activity and why is it so important?

What is meaningful activity and why is it so important?
Article posted on Tuesday 15 January 2019

Meaningful activity plays an important role in ensuring the wellbeing of individuals receiving care and support. But what is meaningful activity and why is it so important?

Eight ways to improve your service in 2019

Eight ways to improve your service in 2019
Article posted on Thursday 3 January 2019

Now is a great time to take stock of where you are and plan for the year ahead, so we've come up with eight great ideas that could help you improve your service.

We have to keep doing new things

We have to keep doing new things
Blog posted on Wednesday 2 January 2019

Belinda Siggers is registered manager at Diligent Care Services and a member of Skills for Care. In this blog, Belinda reflects on 2018 and on her ambitions for 2019.

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Recruiting for potential from under-represented groups

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Promotion of the 2017/18 report and launch of new pilots
Date:
Monday 7 January 2019

Skills for Care CEO Sharon Allen has been appointed Chief Executive of Arthur Rank Hospice Charity

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Skills for Care CEO Sharon Allen has been appointed Chief Executive of Arthur Rank Hospice Charity who support people in Cambridgeshire living with a life-limiting illness and those who need end-of-life care.
Date:
Friday 4 January 2019

Skills for Care Accolades finalists announced

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Skills for Care have announced the finalists for their prestigious Accolades awards celebrating excellence in workforce development for the 1.47 million people who work in adult social care across England.
Date:
Friday 14 December 2018
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