Skills for Care

Regulated professions

We offer a range of support, information and resources for people who employ nurses, occupational therapists and social workers in social care.

Our resources and programmes are designed to help employers address the challenges of recruiting and retaining these roles. 

Support and guidance in response to COVID-19 

See information for social workers and registered nurses to make it as easy as possible to access the latest information and guidance on COVID-19.

Support for social workers

Support for registered nurses



We recognise the importance of the role of nurses in adult social care and the need to offer employers more support.

Occupational therapy

We provide resources and information for occupational therapists who are working in adult social care, with a particular focus on professional development. We work in partnership with the Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT).

Social work

We provide a range of information and services to help you to maintain an effective workforce of social workers in both adult and child and family services.