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COVID-19 guidance from other agencies

Key guidance from the government and other agencies in the fight against COVID-19.

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Wellbeing

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How our new Care Certificate resources support care workers across different settings and specialisms

How our new Care Certificate resources support care workers across different settings and specialisms
Blog posted on Friday 18 June 2021

The Care Certificate is an agreed set of standards that define the knowledge, skills, and behaviours expected of specific job roles in social care. It's standard practice for new workers in social care to complete the Care Certificate as part of their induction.

Sharing their stories of care on Learning Disability Week

Sharing their stories of care on Learning Disability Week
Blog posted on Tuesday 15 June 2021

It's just over 10 years since Winterbourne View and the families of some of the people who were there recently wrote to the Prime Minster in a letter with the subject line 'Tea, Smiles and Empty Promises'. Thousands of children and adults are still in inpatient units, and hundreds of them have been there since before that scandal.

Former Skills for Care Director of Operations Andy Tilden awarded an OBE

Article posted on Monday 14 June 2021

Hear what our CEO Oonagh Smyth had to say on former Skills for Care Director of Operations Andy Tilden awarded an OBE

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Vaccination as a condition of deployment for any individual working in a CQC-regulated care home

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The government have announced that they intend to bring forward regulations making vaccination a condition of deployment for any individual working in a CQC-regulated care home.
Date:
Friday 18 June 2021

Skills for Care response to Health and Social Care select committee's report into Workforce burnout

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Hear what our CEO Oonagh Smyth has to say about the Health and Social Care select committee's report into Workforce burnout and resilience in the NHS and social care.
Date:
Tuesday 8 June 2021

Digital technology and capabilities in adult social care

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Reviews on the adoption and scalability of technology innovation in the sector and digital capabilities of the adult social care workforce are currently underway.
Date:
Thursday 6 May 2021
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