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Different ways to learn and develop

Different ways to learn and develop
Article posted on Monday 26 August 2019

Having the opportunity to learn and develop is fundamental in delivering high-quality care. Maxine Shacklady, Training Manager at Bridgewater Home Care shares some insight into the benefits of using different types of learning and development.

Developing opportunities through mentoring

Developing opportunities through mentoring
Blog posted on Tuesday 20 August 2019

Graham Woodham, Programme Head for the Regulated Professional Workforce at Skills for Care, discusses the benefits of mentoring and how it can help you to develop your staff.

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.

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Skills for Care statement on APPG on Social Care report

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Our response to the APPG on Social Care report.
Date:
Wednesday 4 September 2019

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
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