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Using ASC-WDS data to inform the COVID-19 debate

Using ASC-WDS data to inform the COVID-19 debate
Blog posted on Tuesday 7 July 2020

Programme Head for Analysis Dave Griffiths, looks at how our Adult Social Care Workforce Data Set has helped shape thinking during the pandemic and thanks everyone who has contributed their data.

New survey launched for BAME care workers

New survey launched for BAME care workers
Blog posted on Wednesday 1 July 2020

Programme Manager for Leadership and Management Symone Stuart wants us to understand how we can better support to workers from BAME backgrounds through our new survey.

It's OK to be different….if it works

It's OK to be different….if it works
Blog posted on Tuesday 30 June 2020

In the second of a series of blogs Head of Workforce Innovation Jim Thomas focusing on adult social care post virus drawing parallels with the complex diverse nature of the universe we live in.

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Skills for Care partners with employee referral app Care Friends

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Employee referral is proven to be by far the best source of high performing and long-staying care workers. The Care Friends app has been developed by Neil Eastwood, author of Saving Social Care, aims to provide an innovative solution to recruitment and retention.
Date:
Tuesday 16 June 2020

Skills for Care welcomes appointment of Rosamond Roughton as Director General of Adult Social Care

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Skills for Care CEO Oonagh Smyth said: "We are pleased that the creation of this post recognises how important the efforts and sacrifices of the adult social care workforce have been during this pandemic.
Date:
Monday 15 June 2020

Skills for Care welcomes the appointment of David Pearson to Chair the National COVID-19 Social Care Support Taskforce

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Adult social care's 21,200 registered managers and their deputies are in line to benefit from £3 million through the Workforce Development Fund (WDF) that's specifically earmarked for the development of the skills and knowledge they need to lead high quality services.
Date:
Tuesday 9 June 2020
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